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Bora Oztekin

Summer 2020 Software Engineering Intern, Visa
Computer Science, Texas A&M University
Undergraduate Researcher, UrbanResilience.AI Lab


Howdy! I’m an undergraduate researcher at the UrbanResilience.AI Lab and a computer science student at Texas A&M University. This summer I am working as a software engineering intern at Visa. My research interests include machine learning and network science. Aside from my time with computers, I enjoy volunteering for charitable organizations.


Fan, C., Lee, S., Yang, Y., Oztekin, B., Li, Q., & Mostafavi, A. (2020). Effects of population co-location reduction on cross-county transmission risk of COVID-19 in the United States. ArXiv:2006.01054 [Physics, q-Bio]. [Link]

Fan, C., Esparza, M., Dargin, J., Wu, F., Oztekin, B., & Mostafavi, A. (2020). Spatial biases in crowdsourced data: Social media content attention concentrates on populous areas in disasters. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 83, 101514. [Link]


UrbanResilience.AI Lab

I am a member of an interdisciplinary and vertically integrated team working on disaster informatics solutions. The focus is to develop a system which will enable analysis and visualization of large-scale and multi-source data in order to facilitate effective information gathering, resilient infrastructure planning, and smart emergency relief.

College Easy

College Easy is a Django application hosted on Heroku designed for managing the hectic and multifaceted college application process.

ZOOM Tournament

ZOOM Tournament allows the programmatic creation of a large number of ZOOM Meeting Rooms to host a tournament, such as a debate invitational.

COVID Over Time

COVID Over Time plots the growth of the Coronavirus Disease over time using data provided by The New York Times.