BS degrees in Electrical
Engineering and Mathematics in 1988 from Bogazici University,
and MS and Ph.D. degrees in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering both
from Purdue University,
W. Lafayette IN, in 1990 and 1994, respectively.
September 1994 until 2000, she was a research engineer at General Electric
Schenectady NY. During her tenure in industry,
worked on radar, transportation, industrial and medical imaging
From 2001 to June 2003,
an assistant professor at Drexel
and Computer Engineering
Department. In Fall 2003, she
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where she is currently a full
in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering and
Department of Biomedical Engineering.
interests span the areas of statistical signal processing, inverse
imaging, image reconstruction, biomedical optics, radar and X-ray
She served as an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing from 2008 to 2012, and
for SIAM Journal on Imaging Science from 2010-2014.
currently serves as an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on
She is the recipient of
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2007 and 2013 School of Engineering
Research Excellence Award. She holds 11 US