Assoc. Prof. Michelle Marie Adams of the Department of Psychology has been appointed coordinator of the Neuroscience Program of the Graduate School of Engineering and Science.
Also, Prof. Uğur Güdükbay of the Department of Computer Engineering has been appointed director of the Summer School. Prof. Güdükbay takes over the position from Assoc. Provost Cevdet Aykanat.
Rector Abdullah Atalar thanked Prof. Aykanat for his exemplary efforts and services as the Summer School’s director and wished Prof. Güdükbay and Dr. Adams every success in their new positions.
Uğur Güdükbay received a PhD degree in computer engineering and information science from Bilkent University in 1994. He then conducted research as a postdoctoral fellow at the Human Modeling and Simulation Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania. Prof. Güdükbay is doing research in the fields of computer graphics and multimedia databases and has research contributions in these areas.
Michelle Adams received a PhD in neuroscience from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University. Dr. Adams has an excellent publication record with 29 peer-reviewed journal articles, as well as numerous conferences presentations, and her work has been cited over 1,500 times.