Members

Current Members

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Ümit V. ÇatalyürekProfessor

Ümit V. Çatalyürek is currently a Professor and the Associate Chair of the School of Computational Science and Engineering in the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. in Computer Engineering and Information Science from Bilkent University, Turkey, in 2000, 1994 and 1992, respectively. Dr. Çatalyürek is a Fellow of IEEE, member of ACM and SIAM. He also serve as the elected Chair for IEEE TCPP for 2016-2019, the Vice-Chair for ACM SIGBio for 2015-2018 term, and as the Editor-in-Chief for Parallel Computing

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Yusuf OzkayaPhD. Student

Jan 2017 -

Yusuf Ozkaya is a PhD student in the School of Computer Science. He received his B.S. in Bilkent University, in 2015.

 

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A. YasarPhD. Student

Jan 2017 -

Abdurrahman Yasar is a Ph.D. student in the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his MS in Computer Engineering from Bilkent University in 2015. His research interests include, scalable graph analytics, graph management and graph processing middlewares.

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Kasimir GabertPhD. Student

Jul 2019 -

Kasimir Gabert received his M.S. in Computer Science from Georgia Tech in 2013 and his B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics from New Mexico Tech in 2011. His research interests include high-performance large scale graph analysis.

 

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Xiaojing AnPhD. Student

Aug 2019 -

Xiaojing An (安小景) received her M.S. in Computer Technology from The University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2017 and her B.S. in Software Engineering from Zhengzhou University in 2014. She is interested in accelerating graph computation on heterogeneous and parallel systems.

 

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M. Fatih BalinPhD. Student

Aug 2019 -

Muhammed Fatih Balin is a PhD Student in the Computational Science and Engineering department at Georgia Tech. He received his B.S. in Computer Engineering and Mathematics from Bogazici University in 2019.

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M. Mucahid BenliogluPhD. Student

Aug 2019 -

M. Mucahid Benlioglu is currently a PhD student in the Computational Science and Engineering department at Georgia Tech. He received his B.S. in Computer Science & Engineering from Sabanci University in 2018.

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Ben CobbPhD. Student

Aug 2019 -

Ben Cobb is currently a Computational Science and Engineering PhD student at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He received a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.S. in Mathematical Business from Wake Forest University in 2019. His research interests include hypergraph partitioning and other heuristic graph algorithms.

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Kaan SancakPhD. Student

Aug 2019 -

Kaan Sancak is a Ph.D. student in the College of Computing at Georgia Tech. He received his B.S. in Computer Engineering from Bilkent University in 2019.

Past Members

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Anne Benoit Vis. Professor

Aug 2018 - May 2019

Anne Benoit is an associate professor in the Computer Science Laboratory LIP at ENS Lyon, France. Her research interests include algorithm design and scheduling techniques for parallel and distributed platforms, and also the performance evaluation of parallel systems and applications, with a focus on energy awareness and resilience.

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Bora Uçar Vis. Research Scientist II

Aug 2018 - May 2019

Bora Uçar is a CNRS researcher (CRCN) working at LIP, ENS-LYON, in ROMA team. Previously, he was a post-doctoral researcher at the Parallel Algorithms Project, CERFACS, Toulouse, France, and at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. He received BSc (1997), MSc (1999), and PhD degrees (2005) from the Department of Computer Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.

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Julien HerrmannPost Doc.

Jan 2016-Aug 2018

Julien Herrmann received his PhD from the Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon in France. He received is Master Degree in Theoritical Computer Science in 2012 from the same University. His research interests include high performance computing, multi-criteria scheduling and combinatorial scientific computing.

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Kamer KayaAsst. Professor

Sep 2011 - May 2014

Kamer Kaya is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences at Sabancı University, Turkey, and an adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University. He received his PhD and Master in Computer Science, from Bilkent University, Turkey.

 

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Jonathan KhoMSc. Student

Aug 2015 - Dec 2017

Jonathan Kho received his MS degree in Computational Science and Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Rochester in 2014.

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Ahmet E. SariyucePhD. Student

Sep 2010 - May 2015

Ahmet Erdem Sariyuce received his PhD from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University in 2015. He received his B.S. in Computer Engineering in Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2010. His research interests include graph mining, streaming graph algorithms and combinatorial scientific computing.

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Mehmet DeveciPhD. Student

Sep 2010 - May 2015

Mehmet Deveci received his PhD from the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at The Ohio State University in 2015. His research interests are bioinformatics and high performance computing. He received his B.S. in Computer Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Turkey in 2010.

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Anas Abu-DolehPhD. Student

Sep 2012 - Aug 2016

Anas Abu-Doleh received his PhD from the Department of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at The Ohio State University. His research interests include bioinformatics and high performance computing. He received his B.S. in Computer Engineering from Yarmouk University, Jordan in 2004 and M.S. in Computer Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan in 2009.

 

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Xusheng WangMSc. Student

Aug 2015 - Aug 2016

Xusheng Wang was a PhD Student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The Ohio State University. He received his B.S. degree in School of Electrical and Information Engineering from Xi'an Jiao Tong University, China in 2015.

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Muge KuralSummer Intern

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

Muge Kural is an undergraduate student at the Faculty of Engineering at Koc University, Turkey. She was with the HPC Lab June-August 2015.

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Mustafa K. TasSummer Intern

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

Mustafa Kemal Tas is an undergraduate student at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Science at Sabanci University, Turkey.

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Izzet SenturkPost Doc.

Jan 2014 - May 2015

Izzet Senturk was a post doctoral research in Dr. Catalyurek's lab at the Ohio State University. He received his PhD from the Department of Computer Science in Southern Illinois University. He received BS and MEng in Computer Science from Ege University, Turkey in 2006 and Cornell University in 2008, respectively. His research interests are bioinformatics and high performance computing.

 

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Ayat HatemPhD. Student

Sep 2009 - May 2014

Ayat Hatem completed her PhD at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, at the Ohio State University in 2014. She received her M.S. in Software Engineering from Nile University, Egypt, in 2009 and B.S. in Computer Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt, 2007. Her research interests include computational biology and artifical intelligence.

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Erik SaulePost Doc.

Jan 2009 - Aug 2013

Erik Saule was a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University from 2009 to 2013. His research interests include multi objective optimization, approximation algorithm, scheduling and parallel computing. He received his PhD and Master in Computer Science, respectively in 2008 and 2005, from Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France and his License in Computer Science in 2003 from University of Versailles, France. He is currently faculty at University North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Onur KucuktuncPhD. Student

Sep 2011 - May 2013

Onur Kucuktunc received his PhD from the Computer Science and Engineering Department at The Ohio State University in 2013, with Dr. Catalyurek as his advisor. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Engineering from Bilkent University, Turkey in 2007 and 2009, respectively. During his masters, he worked on content-based video copy detection and visual similarity-based tag suggestion. Currently, his research interests include similarity and diversity search, sentiment analysis, opinion retrieval, and biclustering.

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Doruk BozdagPhD. Student

Sep 2002 - Sep 2010

Doruk Bozdag has been a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University. His research interests include parallel graph algorithms, scheduling algorithms for multiprocessor systems, data mining and bioinformatics. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The Ohio State University in 2008 and B.S. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and B.S. in Physics from Bogazici University, Turkey, in 2002.

 

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Olcay SertelPhD. Student

Sep 2006 - Jun 2010

Olcay Sertel obtained his PhD at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Ohio State University in 2010. He was working as a Research Associate at the Department of Biomedical Informatics under the supervision of Prof. Umit Catalyurek and Prof. Metin Gurcan. He was working jointly under Clinical Image Analysis Lab. on histological image analysis and under HPC Lab. on computational issues in processing very large histology imagery. He received his BSc. and MSc. degrees from Yildiz Technical University, and Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey in 2004 and 2006, respectively, both in Computer Engineering.

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Tim HartleyPhD. Student

Sep 2004 - June 2011

Tim Hartley received his PhD from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Ohio State University in 2011, with Dr. Catalyurek as his advisor. He received his B.S. in ECE from New Mexico State University, and his M.S. in ECE from The Ohio State University. His research interests include component-based programming frameworks and disruptive architectures such as GPUs and the Cell.

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Erdeniz O. BasMSc. Student

Sep 2009 - Jun 2011

Erdeniz Ozgun Bas received his Master degree from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University in 2011. His research interests include artificial intelligence, neural networks and high performance computing. He received his B.S. in Computer Engineering in Ege University, Turkey.

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Kemal ErenMSc. Student

Sep 2011 - Mar 2012

Kemal Eren received his Master degree from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, the Ohio State University in 2012. His research interests are machine learning, data mining, bioinformatics, and scientific computing. He received his B.S. in biology and minors in computer science and mathematics from the University of Michigan in 2009.

 

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Zheng ZhouVisiting Student

Sep 2010 - Aug 2012

Zheng Zhou is a visiting student in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University, with Dr. Catalyurek as his advisor. He received his B.S and M.S in Computer Science from Wuhan University. Now, he is also a PhD student in Computer Science at Wuhan University. His research intersets are parallel algorithms, high performance computing and computer architecture.

Other members

  • Ashwin Shiv Kumar, Sep 2008 - Jun 2010, CSE MS
  • Arun Cecil, 2009, ECE MS
  • Lingchen Xiong, Sep 2011 – Dec 2012, ECE MS
  • Guangjun Xu, Jan 2014 – May 2015, ECE MS
  • Arun C Sundaram, Sep 2009 - Dec 2009
  • Lakshmi Prabha Kumarasamy, Sep 2009 - Dec 2009