Academic Staff of Faculty of Engineering
 
Nail Akar
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, 1994. Teletraffic analysis, performance evaluation, high-speed telecommunication networks, Internet technologies.  
Adnan Akay
Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1976. Applied mechanics, vibrations and acoustics, noise control, tribology friction-induced sounds.  
Varol Akman
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1985. Artificial intelligence, logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, pragmatics, the Internet and society.  
Selim Aksoy
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, 2001. Computer vision, statistical and structural pattern recognition, machine learning, data mining.  
Mehmet Selim Aktürk
Professor
Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Lehigh University, 1990. Hierarchical planning of large scale systems, cellular manufacturing systems, advanced manufacturing technologies, production scheduling.  
Can Alkan
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science, Case Western Reserve University, 2005. Bioinformatics, genomics, computational biology.  
Ayhan Altıntaş
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1986. Electromagnetic scattering, diffraction, and radiation. Fiber and integrated optics.  
Çağın Ararat
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Princeton University, 2015. Financial mathematics, risk measures, systemic risk; convex analysis, set-valued functions, Aumann integrals.  
Erdal Arıkan
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985. Information theory.  
Orhan Arıkan
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990. Signal processing, remote sensing, communications.  
Abdullah Atalar
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1978. Analog and digital integrated circuit design, micromachined sensors.  
Ergin Atalar
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, 1991. Image guided medical interventions, magnetic resonance imaging, antenna design for MRI.  
Erman Ayday
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering Departmant, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011. Security, privacy, big data analytics.  
Cevdet Aykanat
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ohio State University, 1988. Parallel computing, algorithms, high performance information retrieval, parallel and distributed web crawling, parallel databases, grid computing.  
Orhan Aytür
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1991. Optics and photonics, quantum optics, nonlinear optics, lasers, optoelectronics.  
Mehmet Baray
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley, 1970. Computer architecture, parallel processing, computer engineering education.  
Billur Barshan
Professor
Ph.D. Yale University, 1991. Sensor-based robotics, intelligent sensing, ultrasonic, optical, and inertial sensing, sensor signal processing, multi-sensor data fusion, human activity recognition and classification.  
Mehmet Zeyyad Baykara
Assistant Professor (on leave)
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Yale University, 2012. Atomic Force Microscopy and Spectroscopy, Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, Nanotribology, Surface Science.  
Luca Biancofiore
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis (France), 2011. Fluid Mechanics, Applied Mathematics.  
Fazlı Can
Visiting Professor
Ph.D., Computer Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 1985. Information Retrieval and data mining.  
Ramazan Gökberk Cinbiş
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Grenoble, 2014. Computer vision and Machine Learning.  
Melih Çakmakcı
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2009. Dynamic systems and control. Multivariable control systems, nonlinear systems and control, vehicle control systems and smart mechatronic components.  
Özlem Çavuş İyigün
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Operations Research, Rutgers University, 2012. Risk-Averse Dynamic Optimization, Markov Decision Processes, Stochastic Optimization.  
Barbaros Çetin
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 2009. Microfluidics, lab-on-a-chip technology, electrokinetic transport at microscale, heat transfer at microscale.  
Abdullah Ercüment Çiçek
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science, Case Western Reserve University, 2013. Computational biology, machine learning, knowledge discovery on metabolic networks.  
Tolga Çukur
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 2009. Biomedical imaging, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), signal processing, computational neuroscience.  
David Davenport
Lecturer
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Birmingham, 1980. Artificial intelligence, cognitive science, information retrieval, computer and education, Internet-related issues.  
Aynur Dayanık
Instructor
Ph.D., Computer Science, Rutgers University, 2006. Machine Learning, information retrieval, text mining, bioinformatics, data mining.  
Savaş Dayanık
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University, 2002. Stochastic processes and modeling, stochastic dynamic programming, stochastic optimal control. Applications to financial engineering, statistics, and operations management.  
Tuğrul Dayar
Professor (on leave)
Ph.D., Computer Science, North Carolina State University, 1994. Performance modeling and analysis, scientific computing, bioinformatics and computer networks.  
F. Hendricus Johannes Deibel
Instructor
Ph.D., Science and Technology Studies, Vrije University, 2009.  
Hilmi Volkan Demir
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 2004. Light-emitting diodes (LEDs), photovoltaics (PV), semiconductor nanocrystal optoelectronics, energy transfer driven devices and sensors, nanoparticles/nanocomposites, nanophotonics, RF sensing bioimplants and medical devices.  
Hamdi Dibeklioğlu
Assistant Professor
 
Uğur Doğrusöz
Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1995. Graph visualization, bioinformatics, combinatorial algorithms, and graph theory.  
Robin Ann Downey
Instructor
Ph.D., Communication Studies, University of Calgary, 2009. Social shaping of technology theories, stakeholder analysis, technology assessment, technological controversies, risk studies, biotechnology, responsible innovation.  
Tolga Mete Duman
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, 1998. Wireless and mobile communications, channel coding, turbo codes.  
Okan Dükkancı
Research Fellow
 
Emine Yegan Erdem
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 2013. Microfluidics, droplet-based systems, microreactors, nanoparticle synthesis, nanoimprinting.  
Nesim Kohen Erkip
Professor (on leave)
Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Stanford University, 1984. Multi-echelon inventory systems, Analytical models for supply chain management, inventory/production planning under uncertainty.  
Vakur Behçet Ertürk
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Ohio University, 2000. Theoretical and computational electromagnetics, numerical methods, communications.  
Hakan Ferhatosmanoğlu
Professor (on leave)
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2001. Database systems, data mining, bioinformatics.  
Buğra Gedik
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, College of Computing, 2006. Data intensive distributed systems, distributed systems, data bases, and cloud computing.  
Sinan Gezici
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 2006. Statistical signal processing, ultra-wideband systems, telecommunications, and radar.  
Kağan Gökbayrak
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Manufacturing Engineering, Boston University, 2001. Simulation, queueing theory, optimization.  
Uğur Güdükbay
Professor
Ph.D., Computer Engineering and Information Science, Bilkent University, 1994. Computer graphics, physically-based modeling and animation, deformable models, multimedia databases, computational geometry.  
Çiğdem Gündüz Demir
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2005. Medical image analysis, computational biology, pattern recognition, machine learning, computer vision.  
Ülkü Gürler
Professor
Ph.D., Statistics, University of Pennsylvania, 1990. Stochastic inventory models, reliability and maintenance survival analysis. Nonparametric estimation, Bayesian analysis.  
H. Altay Güvenir
Professor
Ph.D., Computer Engineering and Science, Case Western Reserve University, 1987. Artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining, intelligent data analysis.  
Mehmet Selim Hanay
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Physics, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), 2011. Nanoelectromechanical systems, mass sensing.  
Yusuf Ziya İder
Professor
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1979. Electrical impedance tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, acquisition and processing of physiological signals, PC based instrumentation.  
Fatih Ömer İlday
Associate Professor (on leave)
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2003. Non-linear optics ultrafast optical phenomena.  
Ali Javili
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Erlangen - Nuremberg, 2012. Computational Continuum Mechanics, Interfaces and Interphases, Multi-physics, Bio-mechanics, Applied Mathematics.  
Ezhan Karaşan
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University, 1995. Broadband integrated networks, traffic and switching theory, optical networks, information and coding theory.  
Oya Karaşan
Professor
Ph.D., Operations Research, Rutgers University, 1997. Combinatorial optimization, mathematical programming, network flows, theoretical computer science.  
Yiğit Karpat
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Rutgers University, 2007. Manufacturing systems and processes, micro/nano technologies.  
Özlem Karsu
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Operational Research, London School of Economics, 2014. Multicriteria decision making, inequity-averse optimisation, health care resource allocation, assignment problems.  
Ayşe Selin Kocaman
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University, 2013. Energy infrastructure design ?amp; planning, modeling ?amp; optimization of power systems, renewable ?amp; sustainable energy resources, rural electrification ?amp; sustainable development.  
Mehmet Koyutürk
Visiting Associate Professor
 
Süleyman Serdar Kozat
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering,University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2004. Digital signal processing, adaptive filtering, online learning and machine learning algorithms for signal processing.  
İbrahim Körpeoğlu
Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, 2000. Computer networks, mobile and wireless networks, computer systems.  
Hayrettin Köymen
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Birmingham, 1979. Acoustic imaging, linear and finite amplitude acoustics, medical instrumentation, processing and modeling of physiological signals.  
Mehmet Alper Kutay
Senior Lecturer
Ph.D., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, 1999.  
Ömer Morgül
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1989. Linear and nonlinear systems, distributed parameter systems, control of flexible structures, nonlinear dynamics, neural networks.  
Ayşe Semra Mumcu
Instructor
M.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 1990. Computer architecture, technical computing.  
Onur Mutlu
Adjunct Associate Professor
Ph.D., Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2006. Computer architecture, computer systems, bioinformatics, energy efficiency, dependable and secure systems.  
Emre Nadar
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Operations Management and Manufacturing, Carnegie Mellon University, 2012. Markov decision processes, supply chain management, sustainable operations.  
Osman Oğuz
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, 1978. Mathematical programming, linear and integer programming, scheduling.  
Levent Onural
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1985. Signal and image processing, video processing, holography, diffraction, signal processing for diffraction and holography, 3DTV.  
Hilmi Öncül
Instructor
M.S., Computer Science, University of Wisconsin, 1971. Computers and information processing.  
Emine Öncüler Yayalar
Instructor
Ph.D., Sociology, Columbia University, 2013.  
Haldun Özaktaş
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1991. Optical information processing, signal and image processing, optoelectronic and optically interconnected computing systems.  
Ekmel Özbay
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1992. Nanotechnology, nanophotonics, nanoelectronics, metamaterials, GaN MOCVD growth, GaN devices, photonic crystals, physics and applications of nanostructures, photonic devices, nanosensors.  
Hitay Özbay
Professor (on leave)
Ph.D., Control Sciences and Dynamical Systems, University of Minnesota, 1989. Robust control, distributed parameter systems, applications of control theory in various engineering fields.  
Onur Özcan
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2012. Bio-inspired robotics, miniature robotics, flexure-based mechanisms, alternative fabrication methods for miniature robots and mechanisms, novel actuators, sensors, and mechanisms, autonomous robots.  
Muhammet Mustafa Özdal
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005. Algorithms for electronic design automation, heterogeneous computing, hardware-software co-design.  
Bülent Özgüç
Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1978. Computer graphics, user interface design.  
Arif Bülent Özgüler
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Florida, 1982. Decentralized control, stability robustness, realization theory, linear matrix equations.  
Özcan Öztürk
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2007. Multicores and manycores, cloud computing, high performance computing, compiler optimizations, computer architecture.  
Mustafa Çelebi Pınar
Professor (on leave)
Ph.D., Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1992. Mathematical programming, quadratic programming, network optimization.  
Lori Rae Russell Dağ
Instructor
M.S., Computer Engineering, Atilim University, 2006. Object oriented programming, database management systems, computer applications.  
Emine Ülkü Sarıtaş
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 2009. Biomedical imaging, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), magnetic particle imaging (MPI), signal and image processing, safety limits of magnetic fields in medical imaging systems.  
İpek Sözen
Instructor
M.S., Computer Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 1989. Programming languages, data structures, information systems.  
Nil Şahin
Instructor
Ph.D., Mathematics, Middle East Technical University, 2012.  
Alper Şen
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Southern California, 2000. Revenue management, inventory theory, supply chain management, machine scheduling.  
Öznur Taştan Okan
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 2011. Computational biology, bioinformatics, machine learning, data mining and crowd-sourcing.  
Cem Tekin
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, 2013. Online learning, data mining, multi-armed bandits, multi-agent systems, healthcare informatics, recommender systems, dynamic spectrum access.  
İlker Temizer
Associate Professor (on leave)
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2005. Computational mechanics, thermodynamics of homogenization, contact mechanics, multiscale modeling.  
Ayşegül Toptal Bilhan
Assistant Professor (on leave)
Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Texas A ?amp; M University, 2003. Inventory theory, supply chain management, machine scheduling.  
Firdevs Ulus
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Princeton University, 2015. Multi-objective and vector optimization, algorithms, financial applications.  
Özgür Ulusoy
Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992. Database systems, web information retrieval, mobile and peer to peer systems.  
Emre Uzun
Instructor
Ph.D., Management, Rutgers University, 2015. Security Analysis of Access Control Systems.  
Aslı Üstüner
Instructor
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of New Hampshire, USA, 1993. CAD design and analysis, engineering computation tools.  
Hande Yaman Paternotte
Professor
Ph.D., Operations Research, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 2002. Integer programming, polyhedral theory, location and network design, robust optimization.  
Bahar Yetiş
Professor
Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Bilkent University, 1999. Hub location problems, hazardous materials transportation, bilevel optimization, mathematical programming.  
Yıldıray Yıldız
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009. System dynamics and control, reinforcement learning, game theory, aerospace, automotive and robotics applications.  
Serdar Yüksel
Visiting Associate Professor
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006. Systems and Control Theory, Stochastic Systems, Information and Communications.  

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