Serdar Çiftçi
Assistant Professor, PhD

Location Department of Computer Engineering
Harran University
Osmanbey Yerleşkesi
63000, Şanlıurfa, Turkey
Office Room 208
Office phone +90 414 318 3000/1628
E-mail serdarciftci {at},   sciftci {at}

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I am an Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Engineering in Harran University located at the Şanlıurfa. My current research primarily focuses on visual privacy protection. I have also been interested in HDR Imaging, improving edge detection, and machine learning.

I received both my MSc and PhD degrees from the Department of Computer Engineering at Middle East Technical University respectively in 2011 and 2017. I obtained my BSc degree from the Department of Computer Engineering at Selcuk University in 2007. During my PhD, I visited the Multimedia Signal Processing Group (MMSPG) laboratory at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) as a visiting researcher between January-March 2016.

  • [November 2018] I will give a seminar related on Visual Privacy Protection at Eurasia Graphics 2018, on November 16th 2018.
  • [August 2018] I am looking for graduate students, for MSc Degrees, who are interested in computer vision and machine learning. Application deadline is September 2, 2018.
  • [May 2018] I will evaluate graduation projects as a jury member for METU CENG Demo Day 2018 contest, at Middle East Technical University, on June 2nd 2018.
  • [January 2018] I am going to modereate a panel entitled "Recent Technologies and Engineers of the Future", at Bogazici University, on February 11th 2018.
  • [December 2017] I am going to give a seminar on Visual Privacy Protection Using False Colors, for Multimedia Informatics at METU Informatics Institute on January 3rd 2018.
  • [December 2017] My PhD thesis awarded METU Thesis of the Year Award given by the Prof. Dr. Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Foundation.