Figen S. Oktem
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Middle East Technical University (METU)

Office: DZ-04
Phone: +90 (312) 210-2342
E-mail: figeno (at) metu (dot) edu (dot) tr

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    • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Eng., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), 2014
    • M.S. in Electrical and Electronics Eng., Bilkent University, 2009
      • Thesis: Signal Representation and Recovery under Partial Information, Redundancy, and Generalized Finite Extent Constraints
      • Advisor: Haldun M. Ozaktas
    • B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Eng., Bilkent University, 2007

Research Interests

  • Computational imaging and image reconstruction
  • Inverse problems
  • Statistical signal and image processing
  • Machine learning
  • Compressed sensing and sparse representations
  • Optical information processing

My general research area is signal and image processing, with a particular focus on the development of next-generation imaging systems and algorithms for emerging scientific and commercial applications, and the characterization of the capabilities brought by these cyber-physical systems.