Associate Prof. Ali Cengiz Beğen from Özyeğin University Named STVA Industry Fellow
Associate Prof. Ali Cengiz Beğen from Özyeğin University has been named among the four experts across the world that have been recognized as Industry Fellows within the scope of the STVA (Streaming Video Technology Alliance) Fellow Program. The Streaming Video Technology Alliance (SVTA), a global technical association developing solutions to address critical technical challenges in delivering a high-quality video experience, has welcomed its new honorees to its award program for a second time in recognition of their significant global contributions to the streaming industry. Dr. Beğen was named among the distinguished leaders who have played a pivotal role in the advancement of the streaming industry.
The SVTA Fellow Program was held for a second time this year to acknowledge the achievements and innovations of distinguished leaders in the video streaming industry. Fellow nominees are considered by SVTA’s Fellow Nominations Committee, and the nominees the committee recommends are awarded with this prestigious recognition after a meticulous review process. The sector leaders who are named Industry Fellows were honored during the Segments:2023 Conference in New Orleans, the US, on May 16.
Dr. Begen holds over 30 U.S. patents and was named one of the world’s most influential scientists in networking and telecommunications in 2020 and 2021 consecutively. He is recognized for his internationally-recognized studies that have made distinct and noteworthy contributions to the development of multimedia technologies. In 2022, as part of an international project team, Dr. Beğen was also named the first researcher from Türkiye to win the Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award in recognition of the collaborative project “Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH)”. The Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards is presented to prestigious research studies for excellence and creativity in technology and engineering.