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Undergraduate and Graduate Programs 2023-2024


Academic Staff of Faculty of Engineering
 
Nail Akar
Professor (on leave)
Ph.D., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, 1994. Teletraffic analysis, performance evaluation, high-speed telecommunication networks, Internet technologies.  
Selim Aksoy
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
Associate 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.  
Shervin Rahimzadeh Arashloo
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Electronic Engineering, University of Surrey, 2010. Computer vision, pattern recognition, machine learning.  
Erdal Arıkan
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986. Information theory.  
Orhan Arıkan
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990. Semantic 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.  
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.  
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.  
Luca Biancofiore
Associate Professor (on leave)
Ph.D., University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, 2011. Fluid Mechanics, Applied Mathematics.  
Fazlı Can
Professor in Residence
Ph.D., Computer Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 1985. Information Retrieval and data mining.  
Özlem Çavuş İyigün
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Operations Research, Rutgers University, 2012. Risk-Averse Dynamic Optimization, Markov Decision Processes, Stochastic Optimization.  
Barbaros Çetin
Associate 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
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science, Case Western Reserve University, 2013. Computational biology, machine learning, knowledge discovery on metabolic networks.  
Tolga Çukur
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 2009. Biomedical imaging, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), signal processing, computational neuroscience.  
Aynur Dayanık
Lecturer
Ph.D., Computer Science, Rutgers University, 2006. Machine Learning, information retrieval, text mining, bioinformatics, data mining.  
Savaş Dayanık
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.  
Hilmi Volkan Demir
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 2004. Optoelectronics light-emitting diodes (LEDs), semiconductor nanocrystals, energy transfer driven devices and sensors, nanoparticles/nanocomposites, optoelectronics, RF sensing bioimplants and medical devices.  
Hamdi Dibeklioğlu
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Amsterdam, 2014. Computational Analysis of Behavior, Affective Computing, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition.  
Uğur Doğrusöz
Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1995. Graph visualization, bioinformatics, combinatorial algorithms, and graph theory.  
Tolga Mete Duman
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, 1998. Wireless and mobile communications, channel coding, turbo codes.  
Ayşegül Dündar Boral
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University, 2016. Deep Neural Networks, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Generative Models, Image synthesis.  
Emine Yegan Erdem
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 2013. Microfluidics, droplet-based systems, microreactors, nanoparticle synthesis, nanoimprinting.  
Nesim Kohen Erkip
Professor
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.  
Sinan Gezici
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 2006. Statistical signal processing, ultra-wideband systems, telecommunications, and radar.  
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.  
Ahmet Alperen Günay
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019. Renewable energy, thermal management, phase-change heat transfer.  
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.  
Tagi Hanalioğlu
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, 2018. Prescriptive analytics, large-scale optimization, brain connectivity networks, healthcare operations.  
Mehmet Selim Hanay
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Physics, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), 2011. Nanoelectromechanical systems, mass sensing.  
Ali Javili
Associate Professor (on leave)
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Erlangen - Nuremberg, 2012. Computational Continuum Mechanics, Interfaces and Interphases, Multi-physics, Bio-mechanics, Applied Mathematics.  
Gökberk Kabacaoğlu
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2019. Computational Fluid Dynamics, Biological Flows, Mathematical Modeling.  
Ezhan Karaşan
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University, 1995. Wireless 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
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Operational Research, London School of Economics, 2014. Multicriteria decision making, inequity-averse optimization, health care resource allocation, assignment problems.  
Ayşe Selin Kocaman
Associate Professor (on leave)
Ph.D., Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University, 2013. Energy infrastructure design, planning, modeling, optimization of power systems, renewable, sustainable energy resources, rural electrification, sustainable development.  
Aykut Koç
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 2011. Natural language processing and its applications, signal processing, graph signal processing, machine learning.  
Anıl Koyuncu
Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science and Computer Engineering, University of Luxembourg, 2020. Software Engineering: Automated Program Repair, Automated Fault Localization, Fix Pattern Mining, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing for Software Engineering, Empirical Software Engineering.  
Süleyman Serdar Kozat
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.  
Volkan Kurşun
Visiting Professor
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Rochester, 2004. Nonvolatile edge computing for the internet of things, energy-efficient computing with heterogeneous 3D systems-on-chip, neuromorphic engineering and brain-inspired computing, design and modeling of nanoscale semiconductor devices and nanometer wires for robust gigascale 3D integration, CMOS technology scaling and emerging integrated circuit technologies.  
Mehmet Alper Kutay
Senior Lecturer
Ph.D., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, 1999. Signal processing, active and passive detection and tracking, radar signal processing, and time-frequency analysis.  
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.  
Emre Nadar
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Operations Management and Manufacturing, Carnegie Mellon University, 2012. Markov decision processes, supply chain management, sustainable operations.  
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.  
Özgür Salih Öğüz
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., School of Computation, Information and Technology, Technical University of Munich, 2018. Artificial Intelligence, Reinforcement Learning, Robotics.  
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
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
Associate 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.  
Arif Bülent Özgüler
Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Florida, 1982. Decentralized control, stability robustness, realization theory, linear matrix equations.  
Mustafa Çelebi Pınar
Professor
Ph.D., Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1992. Mathematical programming, quadratic programming, network optimization.  
Andrea Pizzuti
Visiting Assistant Professor
 
Lori Rae Russell Dağ
Instructor
M.S., Computer Engineering, Atilim University, 2006. Object oriented programming, database management systems, computer applications.  
Emine Ülkü Sarıtaş
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 2010. Biomedical imaging, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), magnetic particle imaging (MPI), signal and image processing, safety limits of magnetic fields in medical imaging systems.  
Sinem Sav
Assistant Professor
Ph.D, Computer and Communication Sciences, EPFL, 2023. Applied Security and Data Privacy.  
Muhammed Ömer Sayın
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of IIIinois at Urbana Campaign, 2019. Game theory, dynamic games and decision theory, learning in games, multi-agent learning, multi-agent reinforcement learning, strategic information transmission, intelligent and autonomous system, mechanism design, security.  
Ayışığı Başak Sevdik Çallı
Instructor
Ph.D., Cognitive Science, Middle East Technical University, 2015. Cognitive science, computational linguistics, discourse connectives and relations, corpus linguistics, anaphora resolution, human-computer interaction.  
Sinan Sonlu
Researcher
M.S., Computer Engineering, Bilkent University, 2019. Computer Graphics, Expressive Agents, Animation.  
İpek Sözen
Instructor
M.S., Computer Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 1989. Programming languages, data structures, information systems.  
Nil Şahin
Lecturer
Ph.D., Mathematics, Middle East Technical University, 2012. Commutative Algebra, Computational Algebraic Geometry, Arf rings and Monomial Curves.  
Alper Şen
Professor (on leave)
Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Southern California, 2000. Revenue management, inventory theory, supply chain management, machine scheduling.  
Erdinç Tatar
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2016. MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS), Inertial sensors, Strain sensing, Microfabrication Technologies, Bio-inspired sensors, Acoustic gas sensing, Sensor control electronics.  
Cem Tekin
Associate 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
Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2005. Computational mechanics, thermodynamics of homogenization, contact mechanics, multiscale modeling.  
Eray Tüzün
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Information Systems, Middle East Technical University, 2014. Software Engineering, Software Analytics, Software Product Line Engineering, Software process improvement and Gamification.  
Sibel Uğurlubilek
Instructor
M.S., Computer Engineering, Atilim University, 2005. Information technologies in education, programming for the internet.  
Firdevs Ulus
Associate 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
Lecturer
Ph.D., Management, Rutgers University, 2015. Security Analysis of Access Control Systems.  
Rabia Üşenmez
Instructor
M.S., Management Information Systems, Gazi University, 2015. Website design, business computer applications, management information systems, Introduction to Computer Tools.  
Bahar Yetiş
Professor
Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Bilkent University, 1999. Hub location problems, hazardous materials transportation, bi-level optimization, mathematical programming.  
Yıldıray Yıldız
Associate Professor (on leave)
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009. System dynamics and control, reinforcement learning, game theory, aerospace, automotive and robotics applications.  

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