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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kaya Oğuz

Kaya Oğuz has been with the Department of Computer Engineering since February 2017, but he has been offering courses on artificial intelligence in computer games, several core computer science courses, and software engineering since February 2012.

Collaborators

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Osman Doluca, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Türkan, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aslı Bor Türkben, Department of Civil Engineering
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Güzden Varinlioğlu, Department of Architecture
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. İlker Korkmaz, Department of Computer Engineering
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Serkan Savk, Department of Cinema and Digital Media

PhD Students

  • Melek Büşra Temuçin, PhD Candidate
  • İrem Ercan, PhD Candidate
  • Tugay Direk

MSc Students

  • Onur Can Yaşar

Alumni

M. Çağkan Uludağlı, PhD

Thesis title: “Generating Meaningful Interactions Between Non-Playable Game Characters for Adaptive Gameplay”

Completed: December, 2023

Bio: Çağkan Uludağlı received his BSc degree in Computer Engineering from İzmir Institute of Technology at 2012 and his MSc degree in Game Technologies from Middle East Technical University at 2017. He worked as a software developer at METU Computer Center for over three years during his MSc education. He's been studying at Computer Engineering Doctorate Program at our university since July 2017 and he's been working as a research assistant at the same department since April 2018.

His research interests cover the topics such as player-computer interaction, artificial intelligence for games, psychology in game design and virtual/augmented/mixed reality.

Eray Kaçmaz, MSc

Thesis title: “Single Image Dehazing Using Convolutional Neural Networks”

Completed: July, 2023

Bio: Eray Kaçmaz received MBA degree in 2018 from Manisa Celal Bayar University. He has been working actively as a system and network administrator for over four years. High skilled over managing on-premise/cloud servers, network devices, virtualization environments and firewalls. Also has Azure AI and CCNA R&S certifications. Academically studying on image processing and artificial intelligence.

Cansu Özkan, MSc

Thesis title: “Feature Selection for Speaker and Language Independent Speech Emotion Recognition”

Completed: July, 2022

Bio: Cansu Özkan received her B.Sc. degree (2020) from İzmir University of Economics Computer Engineering Department as the highest-ranking student. In October 2020, she started the Computer Engineering Master of Science program in Izmir University of Economics where she focuses on Speech Emotion Recognition. She has recently been appointed as a teaching assistant at the Computer Engineering Department in Izmir Institute of Technology.

  • Tugay Direk, MSc, Thesis title: “Computational Prediction of 3D Structures of G Quadruplex”, Completed July 2022
  • Mert Akkanat, MSc, Thesis title: “Application of Agile Software Development Practices in Software Engineering Education”, Completed July 2022.
  • Mehmet Berkehan Akçay, currently at SAP.
  • Kasım Muratoğlu, MSc, Thesis title: “Assessment of Team and Individual Contribution in Computer and Software Engineering Education”, Completed February 2021.
  • Dünya Kılavuz, MSc, Thesis title: “Procedural Level and Mission Generation for Computer Games”, Completed August 2020.
  • Melek Büşra Temuçin, MSc, Thesis title: “Procedural City Generation using Cellular Automata”, Ege University, International Computer Institute, Completed July 2020.

Gani Rahmon, MSc

Thesis title: “Evaluation of Procedurally Generated Terrains via Artificial and Convolutional Neural Networks”

Completed: July, 2018

Bio: Gani Rahmon received B.Sc degree (2016) and M. Sc. degree (2018) from Izmir University of Economics Computer Engineering Department. He worked as a mobile application developer for more than four years during his master's degree and afterward. In August 2019, he started the Computer Science Doctorate Program at the University of Missouri - Columbia (USA) and he's been working as a research assistant since August 2019 and as a teaching assistant since August 2020.

His research interest include topics such as computer vision, data fusion, deep learning, biomedical image analysis, moving object detection, and object tracking.

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