## Osman Berat Okutan

Office: Math Building (MA) 430

Email:

Department of Mathematics, The Ohio State University,

231 W. 18th Ave. Columbus, OH 43210.

### Teaching

Summer 2018: No teaching.

### History and Research

B.S. Mathematics, Bilkent University, Turkey, 2010.

M.S. Mathematics, Bilkent University, Turkey, 2012.

Research interests: Topological Data Analysis, Metric Geometry.

Advisor:Facundo Memoli.

### Articles:

F. Memoli, O. Okutan.
* Metric graph approximations of geodesic spaces. * Arxiv preperint, September 2018.
F. Memoli, O. Okutan.
* Quantitative simplification of filtered simplicial complexes.* Arxiv preprint, January 2018.
F. Memoli, O. Okutan.
* The distortion of the Reeb quotient map on Riemannian manifolds.* Arxiv preprint, January 2018.
F .Memoli, O. Okutan.
* Reeb posets and tree approximations.* Arxiv preprint, January 2018.
O. Okutan, E. Yalcin, *Free actions on products of spheres at high dimensions,*

Algebraic & Geometric Topology 13, pp: 2087-2099, 2013. math.AT/1207.2363