Serkan Kiranyaz, Ph.D.

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PhD degree - Signal Processing
Tampere University

MS degree - Signal and Video Processing
Bilkent University
Ankara, Turkey

BS degree - Electrical and Electronics
Bilkent University
Ankara, Turkey


Serkan worked on several NSF CVDI project while a professor at Tampere University (Finland).

 Serkan Kiranyaz was born in Turkey, 1972. He received his BS and MS degrees in Electrical and Electronics Department at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, in 1994 and 1996, respectively. During 1996 – 2000 He worked as a Field Engineer in Schlumberger W&T and Senior Researcher in Nokia Research Center, Tampere, Finland. He received his PhD degree in 2005 and his Docency at 2007 from Tampere University of Technology, Institute of Signal Processing respectively. He was working as a Professor in Signal Processing Department in the same university during 2009 to 2015 and he held the Research Director position for the department and also for the Center for Visual Decision Informatics (CVDI) in Finland. He currently works as a Professor in Qatar University, Doha, Qatar. Prof. Kiranyaz published 2 books, 5 book chapters, more than 45 journal papers in 11 different IEEE Transactions and other high impact journals, and more than 100 papers in international conferences. He made contributions on bio-signal analysis, particularly EEG and ECG analysis and processing, classification and segmentation, remote sensing, computer vision with applications to recognition, classification, multimedia retrieval, evolving systems and evolutionary machine learning, swarm intelligence and stochastic optimization.


Multidimensional Particle Swarm Optimization for Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition (Adaptation, Learning, and Optimization Book 15)

Content-Based Management of Multimedia Databases: Advanced Techniques for Multimedia Analysis and Retrieval