I am an assistant professor at the Computer Engineering Department of the Izmir Institute of Technology, directing the Visual Intelligence Research Group.

I have received my master's degree from the METU Vision Lab. at the Middle East Technical University (METU) and my Ph.D. degree from the Computer Vision Laboratory (CVLAB) at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). My Ph.D. topic was object tracking-by-detection, camera egomotion estimation and augmented reality, specifically learning features from image and video sequences for fast and reliable object detection.

Current Research Interests