Dr. Yalin Bastanlar - Professor (Principal Investigator)
I studied civil engineering at the Middle East Technical University (METU) and obtained B.S. degree in 2001. I joined METU Informatics Institute for my graduate studies where I started to work on computer vision. I obtained M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Information Systems Department of Informatics Institute in April 2005 and July 2009, respectively. In 2011, I started as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology. I visited Perception Group at INRIA Rhone-Alpes as a visiting researcher for six months in 2008. I conducted a post-doctoral research visit to Oxford Brookes Vision Group in 2010 and a sabbatical year visit to George Mason University Computer Science Dept. in 2022.
Kutay Özbay - MSc Candidate
I got my B.Sc. degree from Computer Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology in June 2023. My research is on ‘city-scale visual localization with outdoor panoramic images’.
Metehan Seyran - MSc Candidate
I got my B.Sc. degree from Computer Engineering and a minor in Applied Mathematics from Istanbul Technical University. I started studying for a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering at the Izmir Institute of Technology in September 2023. My research is about the detection and tracking of surgical instruments for endoscope guidance.