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Director of the Center:
Kamer Kaya

Board Members(October 1, 2022-...):
Berrin Yanıkoğlu, Onur Varol, Mehmet Kuru, A. Doruk Günaydın

Advisory Board::

  • Anil Jain, Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University & IEEE Distinguished Fellow
  • Burak Aydın, MBA, General Manager, SabancıDx
  • Emine Yılmaz, Assoc. Prof., University College London & Alan Turing Institute Fellow
  • İlker Altıntaş, PhD, COO & CIO, Akbank
  • Kemal Oflazer, Professor & Associate Dean for Research Carnegie Mellon University-Qatar & Network Faculty, Sabanci University
  • Özcan Çavuş, MS, Project Architect & Business Analytics Director, EnerjiSA
  • Usama Fayyad, PhD, Chairman & CEO, Open Insights

 

Past Board:
Director of the Center (2016-30 September 2022): Berrin Yanıkoğlu

Board Members (2019-30 September 2022): Öznur Taştan, Kemal Kılıç, H. Sait Ölmez, Onur Varol

berrin yanikoglu

Director


Research Areas

Computer vision & Machine learning: biometrics, document recognition, image retrieva


hasan sait olmez

Faculty Member


Research Areas

Theoretical and numerical hydrodynamics, Experimental hydrodynamics Numerical techniques in nonlinear wave mechanics, Remote sensing of water waves Wave-turbulence interaction, Surfactant effects on wave dissipation Data networking and security


kamer kaya

Faculty Member


Research Areas

Parallel Algorithms; high performance computing; BigData analysis; cryptography; bioinformatics


Yücel Saygın

Faculty Member


Research Areas

Active database systems; data mining; data mining security; data warehouses; mobile data management.


Öznur Taştan

Faculty Member


Research Areas

Machine learning, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics


Selim Balcısoy

Faculty Member


Research Areas

Visual Analytics. Data Science. Complex Systems. Computer Graphics. Virtual Reality. Augmented Reality. Cultural Heritage. Information Visualization.


İnanç Arın

Instructor


Research Area


ahmetdemirelli

Instructor


Research Areas

Enterprise Software, Big data


reyyan terzi

Faculty Member


Research Areas

Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, Text Mining, Information Retrieval (Search Engines) and Extraction


onur varol

Faculty Member


Research Areas

Data Science, Machine Learning, Computational Social Science, Network Science, Complex Systems


guvenc sahin

Faculty Member


Research Areas

Transportation and Distribution Logistics • Facility Location • Scheduling and Sequencing • Network Design and Network Flow • Crew and Personnel Planning • Heuristic Algorithms • Decision Support Systems Applications


kemal kılıc

Faculty Member


Research Areas

Research Interests • Decision Making Under Uncertainty • Heuristic Search and Optimization Techniques • Data Mining • Decision Support Systems • Bioinformatics • Innovation Management


Gizem Özbaygın

Faculty Member


Research Areas

Large-scale optimization, transportation and logistics, innovative applications in vehicle routing and scheduling, last-mile and same-day delivery planning, dynamic ride-sharing, smart mobility and logistics.


Erdinç Öztürk

Faculty Member


Research Areas

Cryptography and Security, Computer Architecture, High Performance Cryptography (hardware and software applications), Post-Quantum Cryptography, FPGA Design


bulent catay

Faculty Member


Research Areas

Transportation and Logistics Systems. Sustainable Transport Planning. Vehicle Routing. Electromobility. Applied Optimization. Metaheuristic Approaches to Large-Scale Problems.


Sinan Yıldırım

Faculty Member


Research Areas

Bayesian Statistics, Monte Carlo methods


 Sara Atito Ali Ahmed

Research Fellow (U. Of Surrey)


Research Areas

Machine learning, image understanding, classifier combination, unsupervised learning


 Cemre Zor

Researcher (Amazon Web Services)


Research Areas

Machine learning, image understanding, classifier combination, unsupervised learning


Abdullah Dasci

Vice Dean, School Of Management


Research Area


Semih Onur Sezer

Faculty Member


Research Areas

Applied probability, statistics, stochastic processes, optimal stopping, stochastic optimal control with applications in finance and engineering


Albert Levi

Affiliated Faculty Member


Research Areas

Information and Network Security, Wireless Networt Security, Cryptography, Certificate Systems and Public Key Infrastructures, E-commerce Security, Computer Networks


Cemal Yılmaz

Affiliated Faculty Member


Research Areas

Software Engineering; Software Quality Assurance; Software Testing; Combinatorial Interaction Testing; Fault Detection, Isolation, and Characterization; Online Failure Prediction; Highly Configurable Systems; Software Security.


Erkay Savaş

Affiliated Faculty Member


Research Areas

Cryptography and Security, Computer Arithmetic, High Performance Computing, Distributed Computing.


esra erdem

Affiliated Faculty Member


Research Areas

Artificial intelligence. Knowledge representation and automated reasoning. Cognitive Robotics.


Hüsnü Yenigün

Affiliated Faculty Member


Research Areas

Formal methods; hardware/software verification; model checking; finite state machine based testing


İlker Birbil

Erasmus University Rotterdam Faculty Member


Araştırma Alanları

Optimizasyon, Makine Öğrenmesi


Ayşecan Terzioğlu,

FASS Faculty Member


Research Areas

Cultural studies


 Kristen Biehl

FASS Faculty Member


Research Areas

Cultural Studies


mehmet kuru

FASS Faculty Member


Research Areas

History