People

Faculty Member

İlker Hamzaoğlu

Graduate Students

Hossein Mahdavi, PhD Student
Waqar Ahmad, PhD Student
Berke Ayrancioglu, MS Student

PhD Alumni

5. Hasan Azgın (PhD, August 2019)
Thesis Title: Low Energy HEVC and VVC Video Compression Hardware
First Position: Yongatek Microelectronics R&D, Istanbul, Turkey

4. Ercan Kalali (PhD, August 2018)
Thesis Title: Low Power Video Processing and Compression Hardware Designs
Ercan Kalali received IEEE Turkey Section Best PhD Thesis Award in December 2018.
Ercan Kalali received Honorable Mention of
Gürsel Sönmez Research Award in June 2019.
First Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands.

3. Yusuf Adıbelli (PhD, August 2012)
Thesis Title: Power Consumption Reduction Techniques for H.264 Video Compression Hardware
Yusuf Adıbelli awarded International Postdoctoral Research Scholarship by TUBITAK in 2013.
First
Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

2. Ozgur Tasdizen (PhD, June 2010)
Thesis Title: Motion Estimation Based Frame Rate Up-Conversion Hardware Design
First Position: Broadcom, Cambridge, United Kingdom

1. Mustafa Parlak (PhD, February 2009)
Thesis Title: Low Power H.264 Video Compression Hardware Designs
Mustafa Parlak received Gürsel Sönmez Research Award in June 2009.
Mustafa Parlak awarded International Postdoctoral Research Scholarship by TUBITAK in 2009.
First Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

MS Alumni

19. Firas Abdul Ghani (MS, August 2017)
Thesis Title: FPGA Implementations of Motion Estimation Algorithms using Vivado High Level Synthesis

First Position: PhD Student, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey

18. Ahmet Can Mert (MS, August 2017)
Thesis Title: High Performance HEVC and FVC Video Compression Hardware Designs

First Position: PhD Student, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey

17. Hasan Azgın (MS, August 2015)
Thesis Title: High Performance High Quality Image Demosaicing Hardware Designs
First Position: PhD Student, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey

16. Yusuf Aksehir (MS, August 2015)
Thesis Title: Low Energy Motion Estimation Hardware Designs for H.264 Multiview Video Coding
First Position: Vestel Electronic, Manisa, Turkey

15. Kamil Erdayandı (MS, August 2014)
Thesis Title: Adaptive Motion Estimation Algorithm and Hardware Designs for H.264 Multiview Video Coding

First Position:
PhD Student, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey

14. Serkan Yalıman (MS, January 2014)
Thesis Title: High Performance Image Demosaicing Hardware Designs
First Position: Huawei, Istanbul, Turkey

13. Ercan Kalali (MS, August 2013)
Thesis Title: Low Energy HEVC Video Compression Hardware Designs
First Position: PhD Student, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey

12. Erdem Ozcan (MS, August 2013)
Thesis Title: HEVC Video Compression Hardware Designs
First Position: TUBITAK BILGEM R&D Center, Kocaeli, Turkey

11. Zafer Tevfik Ozcan (MS, August 2011)
Thesis Title: Low Power Motion Estimation Based Frame Rate Up-Conversion Hardware Designs
First Position: TUBITAK BILGEM R&D Center, Kocaeli, Turkey

10. Aydin Aysu (MS, August 2010)
Thesis Title: A Baseline H.264 Video Encoder Hardware Design
First Position: Vestel Electronic R&D, Istanbul, Turkey

9. Onur Can Ulusel (MS, August 2010)
Thesis Title: Low Power H.264 Motion Estimation Hardware Designs
First Position: PhD Student, Brown University, USA

8. Abdulkadir Akin (MS, June 2010)
Thesis Title: One-bit Transform Based Motion Estimation Hardware Designs
Abdulkadir Akin received Gürsel Sönmez Research Award in June 2010.
First Position: PhD Student, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland

7. Mert Çetin (MS, August 2009)
Thesis Title: An Adaptive True Motion Estimation Algorithm For Frame Rate Up-Conversion And Its Hardware Design
First Position: Tart New Media, Istanbul, Turkey

6. Çaglar Kalaycioglu (MS, August 2009)
Thesis Title: Dynamic Power Consumption Estimation and Reduction for Full Search Motion Estimation Hardware
First Position: CMOSVision, GOSB Technopark, Kocaeli, Turkey

5. Merve Peyiç (MS, August 2008)
Thesis Title: Low Power IEEE 802.11n LDPC Decoder Hardware Design
First Position: ST Ericsson, Istanbul Design Center, Turkey

4. Serkan Oktem (MS, June 2007)
Thesis Title: Sub-pixel Accurate H.264 Motion Estimation Hardware Design
First Position: CMOSVision, GOSB Technopark, Kocaeli, Turkey

3. Esra Sahin (MS, August 2006)
Thesis Title: An Efficient H.264 Intra Frame Coder Hardware Design
First Position: ST Microelectronics, Istanbul Design Center, Turkey

2. Ozgur Tasdizen (MS, August 2005)
Thesis Title: H.264 Intra Frame Coder System Design
First Position: Vestel Electronic R&D, Istanbul, Turkey

1. Sinan Yalcin (MS, August 2005)
Thesis Title: H.264 Motion Estimator Design
First Position: Vestel Electronic R&D, Istanbul, Turkey