Biography

Gokhan Alcan received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Mechatronics Engineering from Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey in 2013, 2015 and 2019, respectively. Since then, he has been a postdoctoral researcher in the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Sabanci University. He is a member of CVR Research Group of Sabanci University which is led by Prof. Dr. Mustafa Unel. His research interests include modeling and control, computer vision and robotics.

Research Interests

  • Modeling and Control: System Identification, Control Theory and Applications, Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision: 2D/3D Shape Modeling, Detection, Tracking
  • Robotics: Autonomous Ground and Aerial Robots

Education

  • 20192015

    Ph.D. in Mechatronics Engineering, Sabanci University

    İstanbul, Turkey | GPA: 3.67 / 4.00
    Ph.D. Thesis: Data Driven Nonlinear Dynamic Models for Predicting Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Torque and Combustion Emissions

  • 20152013

    M.Sc. Mechatronics Engineering, Sabanci University

    İstanbul, Turkey | GPA: 4.00 / 4.00
    Master Thesis: Novel Vision Based Estimation Techniques for the Analysis of Cavitation Bubbles

  • 20132008

    B.Sc. Mechatronics Engineering, Sabanci University

    İstanbul, Turkey | GPA: 3.45 / 4.00

  • 20132008

    Math Minor Honor Program, Sabanci University

    İstanbul, Turkey | GPA: 3.67 / 4.00

  • 20082004

    Çapa Anatolian Teacher’s Training High School

    Fatih, Turkey | Grade: 92.82 / 100

Honors and Awards

Reviewer Invitations

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    Journals

  •    Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
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    Conferences

  •    IFAC International Symposium on Advances in Automotive Control
  •    IFAC International Symposium on System Identificaiton

Languages

Turkish (native)
English (Advanced)
German (Elementary)

All models are wrong, but some models are useful. George Box