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

Director: Prof. H. Fatih Ugurdag

The Team
  Aydin E. Guzel
    Works on Image Processing algorithms
      and hardware design
    PhD student in CS -- joined Jun 2011 during BS
    co: Prof Luc Claesen
    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
  M. Ali Gozukucuk (part-time)
    Works on energy management for EVs
    PhD student -- joined Jun 2013
    co: Prof Taylan Akdogan
    Works at FEV as an automotive software manager
    MS in EE, Cukurova Univ, 2011
    BS in EE, Cukurova Univ, 2006
  Hamza Dere (part-time)
    Works on real-time control for power electronics
    PhD student in EE -- joined Feb 2018
    Works at ECEMTAG as a manager
    MS in EE, TU Kaiserslautern, 2008
    BS in EE, Yildiz Technical Univ, 2005
  Gurol Saglam
    Works on Communications hardware design
    MS student in CS -- joined Jun 2018 during BS
    Supported by a Fellowship
    BS in EE, Ozyegin Univ, 2019
  Shewit W. Tesfay
    Works on FFT IP, RT systems, and Communications
    PhD student in EE -- joined Sep 2018
    Supported by a TUBITAK 1003 project
    BS in EE, Gaziantep Univ, 2016
  Burhan Toruk (part-time)
    Works on energy management for EVs
    MS student -- joined Sep 2018
    Works at FEV as an automotive software engineer
    BS in EE, KTO Univ, 2018
  Mustafa Ghanim
    Works on Image Processing algorithms and hardware design
    PhD student in EE -- joined Sep 2019
    co: Dr Ozgur Tasdizen
    Supported by a Fellowship
    BS in EE, ITU, 2019
  Seckin Ipek
    Works on FPGA design for Quantum Communications
    co: Prof Sezer Goren
    MS student in CS -- joined Feb 2020
    Supported by a Fellowship
    BS in EE, Ozyegin Univ, 2020
  Zeynep Demirdag
    Works on Computer Vision
    MS student in EE -- joined Feb 2020
    co: Prof Hasan Ates
    Supported by a TUBITAK 1003 Project
    BS in EE, KTO Univ, 2019
  Ahmad Houraniah
    Works on Computer Arithmetic
    MS student in CS -- joined Sep 2020
    Supported by a Fellowship
    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 Fellowship
    BS in EE, Ozyegin Univ, 2020
  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)

  41. Mustafa Ghanim, EE, 2021, main: Dr Ozgur Tasdizen, now at Univ of Arizona (USA)
  40. Tugay Emre Yucedag, CS, 2021, main: Prof Sezer Goren, now at OBase
  39. Ilkin Aliyev, EE, 2021, main: Prof Ali Akoglu, now at Nvidia (USA)
  38. Pakize Ergul, EE, 2021, now at TUBITAK
  37. N. Fajar R. Annafianto, EE, 2020, co: Prof Sergey Polyakov, now at NIST (USA)
  36. Ahad Aghapour, CS, 2020
  35. Abdullah Varici, EE, 2020, co: Prof Sezer Goren, now at PrlowRISC (UK)
  34. Deniz Iskender, CS, 2020, co: Prof Sezer Goren, now at Yapi Kredi
  33. Burak Tufekci, CS, 2020, now at Univ of North Texas (USA)
  32. Mert Sahin, MS, 2020, now at FEV
  31. Mert Celik, MS, 2020, co: Prof Taylan Akdogan, now at FEV
  30. Furkan Aydin, EE, 2018, now at North Carolina State Univ (USA)
  29. Tohid K. Tasooji, MS, 2018, co: Prof Taylan Akdogan, now at Univ of Alberta (Canada)
  28. Umut Ulutas, CS, 2017, now at Vispera
  27. Mert Buyukmihci, CS, 2017, main: Prof Sezer Goren, now at ASML (Netherlands)
  26. Y. Serhan Gener, CS, 2017, main: Prof Sezer Goren, now at Univ of Arizona (USA)
  25. Aydin E. Guzel, CS, 2017, now at OzU & Hasselt Univ (Belgium)
  24. Mustafa Tosun, EE, 2016, now at Aselsan
  23. Waqas Hussain, EE, 2015, co: Prof Murat Uysal, now at FEV
  22. Gokhan Guner, EE, 2014, now at ISRA Vision
  21. Okan Palaz, CS, 2014, now at Airties
  20. Koray Ozansoy, EE, 2014, now at AppearTV (Norway)
  19. Furkan Sahin, EE, 2014, main: Prof Tolga Yalcin, now at ALCAN Systems
  18. Hasan Unlu, CS, 2014, co: Prof Esref Adali, now at Tesla (USA)
  17. Bilgiday Yuce, EE, 2013, co: Prof Gunhan Dundar, now at Google (USA)
  16. Anil Bayram, 2013, EE, now at Vivace Vision
  15. Ali Basaran, 2012, EE, co: Prof Taylan Akdogan, now at SiFive (UK)
  14. Ozgur Ozkurt, EE, 2012, main: Prof Sezer Goren, now at Imagination Technologies (UK)
  13. Abdullah Yildiz, EE, 2012, main: Prof Sezer Goren, now at Yongatek
  12. Fatih Temizkan, EE, 2012, now at Renesas
  11. Mehmet Emin Tulu, EE, 2012, main: Prof Deniz Yildirim, now at Aselsan
  10. Hatice Sahin, EE, 2011, now at Diasemi
  9. V. Ugur Guney, Phys, 2010, main: Prof Taylan Akdogan, now at Instagram (USA)
  8. Okan Keskin, EE, 2010, now at Vivace Vision
  7. Onur Ocal, EE, 2010, now at Trakya Cam
  6. Ferhat Canbay, CS, 2009, main: Prof Sezer Goren, now at Istanbul Univ
  5. Coskun Kazma, CS, 2009, now at Kordsa
  4. A. Cagatay Cura, CS, 2009, co: Prof Sezer Goren, now at EPAM (Poland)
  3. Erinc Topdemir, EE, 2008, now at Hexagon Studio
  2. Onur Baskirt, EE, 2008, now at Emirates (UAE)
  1. Soner Dedeoglu, CS, 2008, now at Sultangazi Belediyesi

  Some notable MS & PhD early exits

  11. Bugra Onal, MS, 2019-2022, now at UCSC (USA)
  10. Mustafa Tosun, PhD, 2016-2021, now at Aselsan
  9. Ozan Cihangir, PhD, 2013-2021, now at Amazon (Luxemburg)
  8. Halil Tosunoglu, PhD, 2012-2016 (USA)
  7. Ozgur Ates, PhD, 2015-2016, now at AUSY (France)
  6. Batuhan Yapanoglu, MS, 2015-2016, now at ComeOn!
  5. Barbaros Kirisken, PhD, 2013-2016, now at Vestel
  4. Ahmet Kakacak, PhD, 2012-2016, now at Renesas (UK)
  3. M. Akif Ozkan, PhD, 2014-2015, now at Max Planck Institute (Germany)
  2. Ayhan Yanarsoy, PhD, 2011-2012, now at TUBITAK
  1. Cihan Tunc, PhD, 2010-11, now at Univ of North Texas (USA)

  Some notable BS Alumni

  35. Eren Dogan, 2022, now at UCSC (USA)
  34. Hakki Motorcu, 2022, now at U of Rochester (USA)
  33. Deniz Kurt, 2021, now at Yongatek
  32. Orhun Arik, 2021, now at Renesas
  31. Eytan Dilmen, 2020, now at Blackbox (Ireland)
  30. Muhammet Akgul, 2020, now at TUBITAK BILGEM
  29. M. Batu Ozmeteler, 2020, now at Dortmund MS (Germany)
  28. S. Emre Kaynar, 2020, now at AVL
  27. Mert Dedekoy, 2020, now at Bogazici CS Dept
  26. G. Doruk Keser, 2020, now at FEV
  25. Bugra Onal, 2019, now at UCSC (USA)
  24. Mert Hayta, 2018, now at Bosch
  23. Birkan Kolcu, 2018, now at Ambient Innovation (Germany)
  22. Dogukan Ergun, 2017, now at Actian (Germany)
  21. Mert Bektas, 2017, now at Loughborough Univ (UK)
  20. Engin Tarakoglu, 2017, now at OzU CS
  19. Batuhan Mudun, 2017, now at TAI
  18. Tunc Sivrioglu, 2017, now at TR Airworthiness Services
  17. Ozan Dengiz, 2017, now at TUT (Estonia)
  16. Mert Celik, 2017, now at FEV
  15. Mert Sahin, 2016, now at FEV
  14. Salih Yilmaz, 2015, now at Maroteknoloji
  13. Mert Akozel, 2015, now at DLG PLAST
  12. M. Polat Kuntuz, 2015, now at FEV
  11. Emircan Zincircioglu, 2015, now at FEV (Germany)
  10. Batuhan Yapanoglu, 2015, now at ComeOn!
  9. Okan Palaz, 2011, now at Airties
  8. Guney Kayim, 2009, now at Facebook (UK)
  7. Gurbey Izmirli, 2009, now at Is Bankasi
  6. Ulas Keles, 2008, now at Glossier (USA)
  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 North Texas (USA)
  2. Mustafa Tekin, 2007, now at TAI
  1. Mert Sanver, 2006, now at Spotify (USA)