Fellow:Ahmet Berk Tuzcu

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Ahmet Berk Tuzcu
School (Cohort)
Koç University (2020 cohort)
Majoring in
Electrical and Electronics Engineering & Physics (DM)


Berk is a senior student in electrical and electronics engineering at Koç University. He is doing double major with physics. He is from Denizli(a town in Turkey in the Aegean Region), but he has been living in Istanbul for his studies for the last 9 years. He is into psychology and neuroscience, also he is working as a researcher at the optical microsystems lab. His current projects are about neuro-ophthalmology, AR-VR, deep learning, and social psychology.

He believes in the power of wanting, and he approaches the world from a holistic perspective. He likes travelling, writing, doing yoga, playing the piano, and meditating. Although he was criticized for separating his focus on different subjects he is happy with it. His future plans are not stable, he likes being mindful and spontaneous although he dreams big. He wants to help people realize the reality and find happiness in every situation. He knows English, and he studied Spanish.

Artistic Background

He is a national dancer in ballroom dancing although his training was interrupted due to Covid-19 crisis. He has been doing musicals for 8 years and he was the head of the musical club in Koç University. He did ballet, argentine tango, salsa, and modern at an amateur level. As an amateur artist, he does sculpting and painting. He studied at Pera School of Performing arts, programme in guitar as a second high school. He also has the degree of "Distinction" from the London College Guitar exam 8.

Social media profiles

Instagram: personal: @berk_tuzcu artworks: @icarusartwork photography: @dark_photos1

Linked-in: @Berk Tuzcu