Prof. Dr. Serdar Kozat
Academician, Bilkent University
Öğretim Üyesi, Bilkent Üniversitesi
Prof. Kozat received the B.S. degree with full scholarship and high honors from Bilkent University, Turkey. He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL. After graduation, Prof. Kozat joined IBM Research, T. J. Watson Research Lab, Yorktown, New York, US as a Researcher (and later became a Project Leader ), where he focused on problems related to statistical and machine learning. While doing his Ph.D., he was also working as a Research Associate at Microsoft Research, Redmond, Washington, US. He holds several patent inventions due to his research accomplishments at IBM Research and Microsoft Research. Prof. Kozat coauthored more than 250 papers and technical reports in high impact journals and conference proceedings and has several patent inventions (used in several different Microsoft and IBM products). Overall, his research interests include machine learning, deep learning, text, image and video processing, anomaly detection, big data and data prediction.