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Research Laboratories

Research Laboratories




QOPTICS - Quantum Optics Group Laboratories Faculty member: Assistant Professor Kadir Durak

Entanglement tests with photon pairs, sources of entangled photon pairs, quantum cryptography, single photon technologies are the research subjects of this laboratory. 

AI@OZU -  Artificial Intelligence Labotarories   Faculty member: Professor Erhan Öztop , Assistant Professor Reyhan Aydoğan

It is a common laboratory where Computer Engineering faculty members are conducting research in Artificial Intelligence field and allowing students to apply what they have learned in elective courses in this subject. Under the AI @ OZU, there are Intelligent Systems, Brain & Robotics, Statistical Machine Learning labs. These research laboratories aim to develop all kinds of cognitive systems, intelligent software and hardware that will make our daily life easier and increase our productivity and to develop the theoretical models and innovative approaches required for them.

CCRG - Cloud Computing Research Group Laboratories   Faculty member: Assistant Professor İsmail Arı 

CCRG lab is actively pursuing R&D efforts in cloud / edge computing and big data fields based on virtualization, containers, lambda/faas, Hadoop, NoSQL, etc. technologies. PhD and Master students in the lab develop and improve their skills in data engineering, distributed systems design, smart algorithms and performance analysis. Research studies in CCRG have been sponsored to date by big industrial partners and governmental funding agencies including European Union (MCSA), TUBITAK, IBM, TUPRAS and Turkish Telecom.

CT&T - Communication Theory and Technologies   Faculty member: Professor Murat Uysal

nEMESysLab - Embedded and Microelectronic Systems Laboratory   Faculty member: Professor Fatih Uğurdağ

OzURobotics Lab - Robotics Laboratory   Faculty member:  Professor Erhan Öztop, Assistant Professor Özkan Bebek Assistant Professor Barkan Uğurlu 

SRL - Software Research Laboratory   Faculty member:  Associate Professor Hasan Sözer

Speech and Natural Language Processing Lab   Faculty member: Assistant Professor Cenk Demiroğlu

SpAdvanced Materials, Thin Films and CMP Laboratory 

Vibrations and Acoustics Laboratory   Faculty member: Assistant Professor Polat Şendur


Developmental Psychology   Faculty member: Assistant Professor Deniz Tahiroğlu

OzU Research Participation System   Faculty member: Assistant Professor Sinem Atakan ve Assistant Professor Begüm Güney

OzUGRN - Gender Research Network   Faculty member: Dr. Çimen Günay-Erkol, Dr. Senem Timuroğlu

RRL Lab -  Relationship Research Lab   Faculty member: Assistant Professor Nilüfer Kafescioğlu, Assistant Professor Gizem Arıkan & ve Associate Professor Asiye Kumru

Cognitive Science Laboratory   Faculty member: Assistant Professor Alper Açık, Assistant Professor Emrah Aktunç

1-Complex cognition   info : https://www.emrahaktunc.net 

2-Perception and action studies 


Inter-Disciplinary Children Rights  Faculty member:  Assistant Proffessor Sevgi Usta

The laboratory aims to contribute to the curriculum of all relevant academic disciplines with a multi- and interdisciplinary understanding of childhood, child rights-based knowledge production and child rights-based understandings; with the implementation of the priority principles of child participation and benefit; and, especially, with policy transformation in the fields of child protection, the juvenile justice system and child labour.

In order to achieve these goals, it develops and implements several programs, including a postgraduate thesis award in the field of child rights studies, child rights education, child-friendly justice systems, child participation in urban life, legal clinics and social and digital media projects.When the laboratory reaches sufficient development, it aims to continue its studies by transforming into an Age Studies Laboratory and including attention to the elderly in its work.These studies are carried out in cooperation with universities, professional organizations and non-governmental organizations. 

Laboratory activities are open to the participation of the entire Özyeğin University community. For detailed information: sevgi.usta@ozyegin.edu.tr