Education and Work Experience

Education:

Ph.D.   Middle East Technical University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, Ankara, Turkey, 1997-2003, ‘Active Stereo Vision: Depth Perception for Navigation, Environmental Map Formation and Object Recognition’

M.S.    The Ohio State University, Biomedical Engineering Department, Columbus, OH, USA, 1994-1996, ‘Control of a Model Arm Using Neural Networks’

B.S.    Middle East Technical University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department Ankara, Turkey, 1990-1994

 

Work Experience:

Vice Chair —- Middle East Technical University, Depart. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ankara, Turkey, June 2016 –

Associate Prof. —- Middle East Technical University, Depart. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ankara, Turkey, April 2012 –

Asst. Director —- Middle East Technical University, Institute of Applied Mathematics, Ankara, Turkey, November 2007 – April 2012      

Assistant Prof. —- Middle East Technical University, Depart. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ankara, Turkey, June 2005 – April 2012

Post Doc. Researcher —- Microsoft Research Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, Host: Christopher M. Bishop, June 2004 – November 2004

Lecturer —- Middle East Technical University, Depart. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ankara, Turkey, 2003 – 2005                          

Visiting Researcher —– University of York, Computer Science Department, York, UK, Host: Edwin R. Hancock, 4 months in 2000

Research and  Teaching Assistant —- Middle East Technical University, Depart. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ankara, Turkey, 1998-2003

Project Manager —- Siemens, Ankara, Turkey, 1997-1998

Lecturer —- Baskent University, Electrical Engineering Department Ankara, Turkey, Autumn 1997

Sales Engineer —- General Electric, Ankara, Turkey, 1996-1997

Summer Fellow —- The Ohio State University,  Cognitive Science Department, Columbus, OH, USA, Advisor: D. Wang, Summer 1996                         

Summer Trainee —- The Ohio State University, Biomedical Engineering, Medical School Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA, Summer 1996

Design Engineer —- Bertec Co., Columbus, OH, USA, 1994-1996

Research Assistant —- The Ohio State University, Biomedical Engineering Department, Columbus, OH, USA, Advisor: N. Berme, 1994-1996