Biography

Education

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

The University of Texas at Arlington

 

2005

M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering

The University of Texas at Arlington

 

2000

B.Sc. in Electronics and Electrical Engineering

Bogaziçi University

 

1998

 

     

Professional Experience

  • Senior Software Engineer MathWorks (2007 - 2011)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor : Department of Electrical Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington (2005-2007)
  • Research Associate Automation & Robotics Research Institute (2005-2006)
  • Research Assistant : Automation & Robotics Research Institute (2000-2005)
  • Teaching Assistant and Lecturer: Department of Electrical Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington (2001-2004)

Professional Activities

  • National Science Foundation (NSF) funding review panels:
    • Adaptive & Intellgent Systems program
    • Emerging Frontiers Researach and Innovation; Cognitive Optimization and Prediction: from Neural Systems to Neurotechnology (EFRI-COPN).
  • Book reviews for Prentice Hall, Bentham Science
  • Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems
  • Editorial Board: Journal of Unmanned System Technology
  • Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
  • Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems
  • Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology
  • Reviewer for IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics – Part B
  • Reviewer for IFAC Automatica
  • Reviewer for European Journal of Control
  • Reviewer for Journal of Robotics
  • Reviewer for Journal of Aerospace Engineering
  • Reviewer for Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics
  • Reviewer for Communications in Information and Systems
  • Reviewer for Neurocomputing
  • Reviewer for Neural Networks
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Neural Systems (IJNS)
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing
  • Program committee and reviewer for numerous technical meetings and conferences, e.g. IEEE Conference on Decisions and Controls, 
    American Control Conference, European Control Conference, Chinese Control Conference, 
    International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, International Conference on Information, Communication and Automation Technologies.

Memberships and Recognitions