Curriculum Vitae

Education

Feb. 1995 – June 2001 Middle East Technical University
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Degree Achieved: PhD. in Electrical & Electronics Eng.
Major: Computer
GPA: 3.38/4.00
Thesis Title: Direct Surface Reconstruction from Multiple Views by Surface Growing
Oct. 1991 – Jan. 1995 Middle East Technical University
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Degree Achieved: MSc. in Electrical & Electronics Eng.
Major: Telecommunications
GPA: 3.69/4.00
Thesis Title: A Subpixel Resolution Hierarchical Stereo Vision System
Oct. 1987 – July 1991 Middle East Technical University
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Degree Achieved: BSc. in Electrical & Electronics Eng.
Major: Biomedical
GPA: 3.12/4.00
Sept. 1985 – Sept. 1987 Hacettepe University
Faculty of Medicine
Ankara, Turkey
Left after completing the first 2 years of the program successfully.


Professional Experience


Feb. 2013 – … Assistant Professor
Geodetic and Geographical Information Technologies
Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences
Middle East Technical University
July 2012 – Feb. 2013 Consultant
March 2010 – Feb. 2013 Part-time Lecturer
Geodetic and Geographical Information Technologies
Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences
Middle East Technical University
Aug 2004 – Nov. 2011 Institute Director
Space Technologies Research Institute (TÜBİTAK UZAY)
(Information Technologies and Electronics Research Institute until May 2006)
The Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey
June 2004 – Aug. 2004 Assistant Director
TÜBİTAK UZAY
Sept. 2002 – June 2004 Satellite Technologies Group Coordinator
TÜBİTAK UZAY
July 2001– Sept. 2002 Team Leader
BİLTEN Research Satellite Project
Mostly in SSTL, Guildford, UK on behalf of TÜBİTAK UZAY
June 1998 – March 2000 Image Processing Group Coordinator
TÜBİTAK UZAY
July 1997 – July 1998 Visiting Researcher, Image Department
Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications
Paris, France
Oct. 1991 – June 1997 Researcher, Image Processing Group
TÜBİTAK UZAY

Interests and Activities