“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere” – Albert Einstein

Sinan Yasarol

Job summary/responsibilities

Creating a recommendation tool to predict competition in the global education market.

General introduction/background

Sinan is a senior student studying BSc. Industrial Engineering and Honors Academy at TU/e. He joined Studyportals in February 2021 to do his Bachelor End Project with the Analytics & Consulting Team.

He is originally from Istanbul, Turkey, but has been living in Eindhoven since 2018. He finished his International Baccalaureate Diploma Program in Istanbul and was accepted to his dream program at TU/e. Besides his very hectic program as a student, he is also a tutor (for “Data Analytics for Engineers” and “Calculus” courses) and a student mentor at TU/e, and an active team member at the Student Team Core where he does his Honors Academy project. On the extracurricular side, Sinan has been a key player of the student handball club ESZV Oktopus until the Covid-19 measures, after which all trainings and matches were cancelled. 

Key challenge

Currently his key challenge is to successfully finalize his project with ACT and create a useful tool which will add value to Studyportals. For doing this, he is ambitious to put into practice all theoretical knowledge he has acquired in his Bachelor program, and he will learn from ACT, as well as by self-study.

Personal Goal

Sinan wants to have an exciting and challenging experience in the area of business analytics and decision making, two of his main areas of strength. He believes this will provide a solid basis for the  Master’s degree he wants to pursue in Data Science.  At the same time, he wants to be a part of the vibrant, dynamic and constructive community at Studyportals.

Favourite activities

Sinan has been playing handball since he was 8 years old and thus it has become an important part of his life. He was a team captain/key player at his school team and Turkish Club Besiktas. They became champions many times in Istanbul and Turkey. He also likes fishing and trekking. He is good at making decisions and predictions based on data analysis in various areas such as investing in the stock market and in alternative investment instruments.