(*) an Embedded and MicroElectronic Systems Lab (always on the bleeding edge of the technology)

Director: Prof. H. Fatih Ugurdag

Full-Time Team
  Aydin E. Guzel
    Works on Image Processing algorithms
      and hardware design
    PhD student in CS -- joined Jun 2011 during BS
    Doing a double PhD at Hasselt Univ (Belgium)
    Supported by a TA/RAship
    MS in CS, Ozyegin Univ, 2017
    BS in EE, Ozyegin Univ, 2014
  Gurol Saglam
    Works on Communications hardware design
    MS student in CS -- joined Jun 2018 during BS
    Supported by a TA/RAship
    Supported by a TUBITAK 1003 project
    BS in EE, Ozyegin Univ, 2019
  Burak Tufekci
    Works on FPGA design for Power Electronics
    PhD student in CS -- joined for MS in Sep 2018
    Supported by a TAship
    BS in EE, Dokuz Eylul Univ, 2018
  Shewit W. Tesfay
    Works on embedded systems for Communications
      and FFT hardware
    PhD student in EE -- joined Sep 2018
    Supported by a TUBITAK 1001 project
    BS in EE, Gaziantep Univ, 2016
  Ilkin Aliyev
    Works on SoC design and scheduling hardware
      for Heterogeneous Systems
    MS student in EE -- joined Sep 2018
    Supported by TAship
    BS in EE, Yildiz Technical Univ, 2018
  Dilara Hisar
    Works on Image Processing algorithms
      and hardware design
    MS student in EE -- joined Feb 2019
    Supported by TAship
    BS in EE, Yeditepe Univ, 2017
  Bugra Onal
    Works on Specialized Compilers and
      FPGA design for Power Electronics
    MS student in EE -- joined Sep 2019
    Supported by a TA/RAship
    BS in EE, Ozyegin Univ, 2019
    BS in CS, Ozyegin Univ, 2019
  Mustafa Ghanim
    Works on Image Processing algorithms
      and hardware design
    PhD student in EE -- joined Sep 2019
    Supported by a TA/RAship
    BS in EE, ITU, 2019
  Seckin Ipek
    Works on Image Processing algorithm acceleration
      and FPGA design for Quantum Communications
    MS student in CS -- joined Feb 2020
    Supported by a TUBITAK 1003 project
    BS in EE, Ozyegin Univ, 2020
  Zeynep Demirdag
    MS student in EE -- joined Feb 2020
    Supported by a TAship
    BS in EE, KTO Univ, 2019
  Ahmad Houraniah
    Works on Computer Arithmetic
    MS student in CS -- joined Sep 2020
    Supported by a TAship
    BS in EE, Ozyegin Univ, 2020
  C. Emre Dedeagac
    Works on FPGA design for Power Electronics
      and Computer Arithmetic
    PhD student in CS -- joined Sep 2020
    Supported by a TA/RAship
    BS in EE, Ozyegin Univ, 2020
Active Part-Time Members
  Mustafa Tosun
    PhD student in EE -- joined Sep 2013 for MS
    Works at CTech as a lead FPGA design engineer
    MS in EE, Ozyegin Univ, 2017
    BS in EE, Bahcesehir Univ, 2013
    BS in Mechatronics, Bahcesehir Univ, 2013
  Ozan Cihangir
    Works on Computer Arithmetic
    PhD student in EE -- joined Sep 2013
    Works at Amazon (Luxembourg) as an IoT system architect
    MS in Mechatronics, Marmara Univ, 2009
    BS in EE, Kadir Has Univ, 2007
  Pakize Ergul
    Works on FFT hardware
    MS student in EE -- joined Feb 2018
    Works at TUBITAK as an FPGA design engineer
    BS in EE, Istanbul Ticaret Univ, 2017



See below for the Alumni.

  
  PhD Alumni

  2. Abdullah Yildiz, CS, 2020, main: Prof Sezer Goren, now at Yongatek
  1. V. Emre Levent, CS, 2018, now at Fenerbahce Univ

  MS Alumni (with Thesis)

  35. Ilkin Aliyev, EE, 2021, main: Prof Ali Akoglu, now at Univ of Arizona (USA)
  34. Pakize Ergul, EE, 2021, now at TUBITAK
  33. N. Fajar R. Annafianto, EE, 2020, co: Prof Sergey Polyakov, now at NIST (USA)
  32. Ahad Aghapour, CS, 2020
  31. Abdullah Varici, EE, 2020, co: Prof Sezer Goren, now at Procenne
  30. Deniz Iskender, CS, 2020, co: Prof Sezer Goren, now at Yapi Kredi
  29. Burak Tufekci, CS, 2020, now at OzU as a PhD student
  28. Furkan Aydin, EE, 2018, now at NCSU.edu (USA)
  27. Umut Ulutas, CS, 2017, now at Vispera
  26. Mert Buyukmihci, CS, 2017, main: Prof Sezer Goren, now at ASML (Netherlands)
  25. Y. Serhan Gener, CS, 2017, main: Prof Sezer Goren, now at UCR.edu (USA)
  24. Aydin E. Guzel, CS, 2017, now at OzU & Hasselt Univ (Belgium)
  23. Mustafa Tosun, EE, 2016, now at Aselsan
  22. Waqas Hussain, EE, 2015, co: Prof Murat Uysal, now at FEV
  21. Gokhan Guner, EE, 2014, now at ISRA Vision
  20. Okan Palaz, CS, 2014, now at Airties
  19. Koray Ozansoy, EE, 2014, now at TUBITAK
  18. Furkan Sahin, EE, 2014, main: Prof Tolga Yalcin, now at ALCAN Systems
  17. Hasan Unlu, CS, 2014, co: Prof Esref Adali, now at Tesla (USA)
  16. Bilgiday Yuce, EE, 2013, co: Prof Gunhan Dundar, now at Google (USA)
  15. Anil Bayram, 2013, EE, now at Vivace Vision
  14. Ali Basaran, 2012, EE, co: Prof Taylan Akdogan, now at Imagination Tech (UK)
  13. Ozgur Ozkurt, EE, 2012, main: Prof Sezer Goren, now at ARM (UK)
  12. Abdullah Yildiz, EE, 2012, main: Prof Sezer Goren
  11. Fatih Temizkan, EE, 2012, now at Diasemi
  10. Mehmet Emin Tulu, EE, 2012, main: Prof Deniz Yildirim, now at Aselsan
  9. Hatice Sahin, EE, 2011, now at Diasemi
  8. V. Ugur Guney, Phys, 2010, main: Prof Taylan Akdogan, now at Instagram (USA)
  7. Okan Keskin, EE, 2010, now at Vivace Vision
  6. Onur Ocal, EE, 2010, now at Trakya Cam
  5. Ferhat Canbay, CS, 2009, main: Prof Sezer Goren, now at Istanbul Univ
  4. Coskun Kazma, CS, 2009, now at Kordsa
  3. A. Cagatay Cura, CS, 2009, co: Prof Sezer Goren, now at EPAM (Poland)
  2. Onur Baskirt, EE, 2008, now at Emirates (UAE)
  1. Soner Dedeoglu, CS, 2008, now at Sultangazi Belediyesi
    
  Some notable MS & PhD early exits

  9. Halil Tosunoglu, PhD, 2017-2012
  8. Mert Bektas, MS, 2017-2016, now at Loughborough Univ (UK)
  7. Ozgur Ates, PhD, 2016-2015, now at AUSY (France)
  6. Batuhan Yapanoglu, MS, 2016-2015, now at ComeOn!
  5. Barbaros Kirisken, PhD, 2016-2013, now at Vestel
  4. Ahmet Kakacak, PhD, 2016-2012, now at Diasemi (UK)
  3. M. Akif Ozkan, PhD, 2015-2014, now at FAU (Germany)
  2. Ayhan Yanarsoy, PhD, 2012-2011, now at TUBITAK
  1. Cihan Tunc, PhD, 2011-2010, now at Univ of Arizona (USA)

  Notable BS Alumni

  20. Muhammet Akgul, 2020, now at MatriksData
  19. C. Emre Dedeagac, 2020, now at OzU
  18. Ahmad Houraniah, 2020, now at OzU
  17. Bugra Onal, 2019, now at OzU
  16. Gurol Saglam, 2019, now at OzU
  15. Birkan Kolcu, 2018, now at Univ of Arizona (USA)
  14. Dogukan Ergun, 2017, now at Maxim Integrated
  13. Mert Bektas, 2017, now at Loughborough Univ (UK)
  12. Engin Tarakoglu, 2017, now at CTech
  11. Batuhan Mudun, 2017, now at TAI
  10. Tunc Sivrioglu, 2017, now at Yongatek
  9. Batuhan Yapanoglu, 2015, now at ComeOn!
  8. Aydin E. Guzel, 2014, now at OzU and Hasselt PhD (Belgium)
  7. Okan Palaz, 2011, now at Airties
  6. Gurbey Izmirli, 2009, now at Is Bankasi
  5. Ozgur Ozkurt, 2008, now at ARM (UK)
  4. M. Fatih Gunes, 2008, now at Turkish Airlines Technic
  3. Cihan Tunc, 2008, now at Univ of Arizona (USA)
  2. Mustafa Tekin, 2007, now at TAI
  1. Mert Sanver, 2006, now at Spotify (USA)
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