Dr Toygar Akgun
Lead System Engineer, ASELSAN
Toygar Akgun received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, in 2001 with highest honors. He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA in 2004 and 2008, respectively. He joined NVIDIA Corporation, Santa Clara, CA in January 2008 as a Software Engineer. In 2012 he joined ASELSAN in Ankara, Turkey, where he is currently working as a Lead Systems Engineer. His research interests include image/video processing, video analytics, general purpose computing on GPUs, machine learning, deep learning, high performance computing, heterogeneous computing, and distributed computing.