M. Emre Celebi's Fall 2016 Photo

M. Emre Celebi

Professor and Chair
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Central Arkansas

Email: ecelebi@uca.edu
Phone: 501-852-0931
Office: MCS 305
Address: 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway, AR 72035

Brief Biography 

M. Emre Celebi received his B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from the Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey) in 2002. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, USA) in 2003 and 2006, respectively. He is currently a Professor and the Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Central Arkansas.

Dr. Celebi has actively pursued research in image processing/analysis and data mining with an emphasis on medical image analysis, color image processing, and partitional clustering. He has worked on several projects funded by the US National Science Foundation and the US National Institutes of Health and published over 170 articles in reputable journals and conference proceedings. As of May 2024, his work has received over 17,000 citations with an h-index of 59 (Google Scholar). According to a 2023 study from Stanford University, based on the composite citation index (an indicator of career-long citation impact), Dr. Celebi ranked 941 out of 356,955 researchers in Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing, placing him in the top 0.26% of his field.

Dr. Celebi has served as an editorial board member of several international peer-reviewed journals (including the IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Expert Systems with Applications, Computers in Biology and Medicine, and Journal of Electronic Imaging), reviews for over 120 international journals, and served on the program committee of more than 130 international conferences. He has been invited as a speaker to several colloquia, workshops, and conferences, is the organizer of several workshops, and the editor of several journal special issues, books, and book series. He is a senior member of the IEEE (since 2011) and a fellow of the SPIE (since 2021).


CSCI 4372/5372/6397 Data Clustering

Representative Publications (Curriculum Vitae)

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