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Olcay Kursun

(Pronounced: All-Jay)

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of Central Arkansas

Email: okursun1@uca.edu
Phone: 501-852-0200
Office: MCS 323
Address: 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway, AR 72035

Brief Biography 

Olcay Kursun received his PhD degree in 2004 in Computer Science from the University of Central Florida (UCF), where he was appointed as lecturer from 2003 to 2006; during this time, he also worked for data mining projects of Department of Criminal Justice and Orange County Sherriff’s Office. He was appointed as a faculty member at Istanbul University from 2009 to 2016. He worked as a researcher in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina in 2016-2017. Since Fall 2017, he is a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Central Arkansas. His research interests are in the field of pattern recognition with particular interest in biological neural models and their applications in image processing, neuroscience, biomedical engineering and bioinformatics.




Research Interests: Machine Learning, Neuroscience, Data Mining, Data Science, Biomedical Engineering, Bioinformatics

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