Özyeğin University, Çekmeköy Campus Nişantepe District, Orman Street, 34794 Çekmeköy - İSTANBUL

Phone : +90 (216) 564 90 00

Fax : +90 (216) 564 99 99

E-mail: info@ozyegin.edu.tr


Professor, Computational and Cognitive Neuroscience


Computer Engineering, University of Southern California, 2002


Computer Engineering, METU, 1996


Computer Engineering + Mathematics, METU, 1993

Research Areas

Computational study of action understanding and intelligent behavior, human-machine interface, cognitive neuroscience, robotics and machine learning.


Erhan Öztop earned his Ph.D. at the University of Southern California in 2002. In the same year, he joined Computational Neuroscience Laboratories at the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International, (ATR) in Japan. There he worked as a researcher and later a senior research and group leader where he also served as vice department head for two research groups and held visiting associate professor position at Osaka University (2002-2011). Currently, he is a Computer Science faculty member of Ozyegin University, Istanbul, Turkey, and is affiliated with ATR, Japan as a visiting researcher.