Sezgin Ciftci

Assistant Professor of Instruction
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Office
Ritter Annex 929

Biography

Sezgin Ciftci is an assistant professor of instruction in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. He earned his BS and PhD in statistics and MS in actuarial sciences from Middle East Technical University in Turkey. He was visiting research scholar in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at University at Albany, SUNY from September 2017 to February 2018 with an award given by the Turkish Scientific and Technical Council (TUBITAK). He has interest and experience mainly in Bayesian data analysis, missing data, multiple model approaches and spatial data analysis. His studies are mostly based on computational algorithms and simulations. Prior to joining Temple University, he was a lecturer of statistics for almost seven years at the Faculty of Commercial Sciences in Başkent University, Ankara, Turkey. He has given elementary statistics, elementary calculus, probability theory and life tables and models courses. Dr. Ciftci began teaching at Temple University in January 2022 and is looking forward to making significant contributions to the department.

Education

  • PhD, Statistics, Middle East Technical University
  • MS, Actuarial Sciences, Middle East Technical University
  • BS, Statistics, Middle East Technical University

Curriculum Vitae 

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

EPBI 2219

Biostatistics and Public Health

Undergraduate

EPBI 5002

Biostatistics

Graduate

EPBI 5005

Applied Analysis of Health

Graduate

EPBI 5006

Biostatistics and Applied Analysis of Health

Graduate

EPBI 8012

Multivariable Biostatistics

Graduate

EPBI 8208

Data Management and Analysis

Graduate