Bio

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UIC Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, 1020 Sciences and Engineering Offices (SEO), 851 South Morgan St.(M/C 154) Chicago, IL 60607.

Office: 1030 SEO

Ph.D. Systems Engineering University of Pennsylvania 1987

M.S.E. Electrical Engineering University of Pennsylvania, 1986

B.Sc. Electrical Engineering METU, Ankara, Turkey, 1984

2010 Fellow of IEEE, for contributions to signal recovery and image analysis algorithms.

2012 Best paper award “ FLAME DETECTION FOR VIDEO-BASED EARLY FIRE WARNING FOR THE PROTECTION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE,“ 4TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PROGRESS IN CULTURAL HERITAGE PRESERVATION, Organized by UNESCO and Cyprus Presidency of the European Union, November 2012.
novation of the Year Award: The wide-angle camera that we designed at Grandeye Vision won the Security Innovation of the Year Award, UK. http://www.oncamgrandeye.com/

2015-: Member, Turkish Academy of Sciences

{Editorial Board Member}, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 2013-2016.

{Special Issue Editor}, Signal Processing for Ambient Assisted Living System, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, 2016.

{Assoc. Editor,} IEEE Trans. on CAS for Video Technology, 2014- 2016.

{Editor-in-Chief}, Signal, Image and Video Processing, Springer, SCI Impact Factor 1.43 March 2013-

{Editorial Board Member,} Signal Processing (EURASIP: European Signal Processing Society), 2006-2010.

{Editorial Board Member,} Journal of Advances in Signal Processing (EURASIP: European Signal Processing Society), 2007-2011.

{Associate Editor,} Journal of Machine Vision and Applications, 2008-.

{Associate Editor,} IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 1999-2003.

Member of the SPTM Technical Committee of IEEE Signal Processing Society

Member of the DSP Technical Committee of IEEE Circuits and Systems Society

Technical Co-Chair: INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE FOR MULTIMEDIA UNDERSTANDING, IWCIM 2015, Prague, Czech Republic 29-30 October 2015

Technical Programme Co-Chair, EUSIPCO-2005, European Signal Processing Conference, Antalya, Turkey, 2005

Chairman, IEEE-EURASIP Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing Workshop (NSIP’99), Antalya, June 20,23, 1999.

IEEE Signal Processing Society, Region 8 Representative (includes Europe, Middle East and Africa), 2003.