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Welcome to Dilek Nelson's Resume


Teaching position in mathematics


Rutgers University, University College, New Brunswick, NJ
Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Mathematics and Computer Science (highest honors), May 2009

  • Mathematics GPA: 3.79
  • Computer Science GPA: 3.8
  • Cumulative GPA: 3.81


Dean's List, 2001-2002, 2003-2005, 2007-2008
University College Honors and Scholarship Committee Awards (2003-2006, 2007-2009)
Recognition of Excellence on Mathematics Praxis II exam (0061)


New Jersey Certificate of Eligibility for Mathematics


Mathematics and computer science double major with excellent analytical skills
Knowledge of statistical and mathematical software packages
Experience with collaborative projects and making presentations
Experience in tutoring
Good communication skills


Calculus I, II, III, IV
Advanced Calculus
Linear Algebra
Linear Optimization
Mathematical Reasoning
Math Theory Probability
Math Theory Statistics
Statistics I
Combinatorial Theory
Discrete & Probabilistic Models in Biology

Computer Science
Introduction to Computer Science (Java)
Fundamentals of C++
Data Structures in C++ and Java
Discrete Structures I, II
Computer Architecture
Numerical Analysis and Computing
Principles of Programming Languages
Design and Analysis of Computer Algorithms
Education and Computers


Thesis: Proposal for Website that Connects and Empowers Tenants and Landlords

  • This thesis proposed a reputation-driven online marketing platform that allows tenants and landlords to communicate with and rate each other

Projects in Java: designed or wrote

  • A Google-like search engine using binary search tree, AVL tree, and their running complexities
  • A linked list polynomial calculator
  • An airline flight path network graph
  • A clock using inheritance and exception handling techniques
  • Search algorithms using heaps
  • Sorting algorithms with the following methods: insertion sort, selection sort, quicksort, mergesort, heapsort, and the running time complexity of all these methods

Projects in C++: designed or wrote

  • A program to print pay checks and vouchers
  • A program tracking orders and deliveries of pizzas using pointers, a linked list, and dynamic arrays
  • A genealogy using a binary tree technique

Project in C, Scheme, and Prolog

  • Wrote algorithms for parsing mathematical expressions


Husnu Celik Distributor, Antalya, Turkey, June 1988 - May 1999

  • Did bookkeeping
  • Took orders
  • Collected payment

Azize Uyar Tailor, Antalya, Turkey, June 1986 - August 1987

  • Responsibilities included: preparing equipment for use, welcoming the customers
  • Promoted to co-tailor in a few months


Java, C, C++, Scheme, Prolog, Maple 9, Matlab, Minitab, MS Office


Fluent in Turkish and English