Biography

Prof. Sagiroglu was born in Antalya and was completed his undergraduate education in 1987 at Erciyes University, Department of Electronics Engineering. He completed his doctoral studies at the University of Wales College of Cardiff (now Cardiff University, UK) in 1994. He continues his academic career as a professor in Software Engineering at Gazi University Computer Engineering Department.

Prof. Sagiroglu has an outstanding academic with:

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  • More than 3750 citation
  • More than 60 SCI/SSCI Indexed Articles
  • More than 100 National and International Indexed Articles
  • More than 200 National and International Conference and Symposium Articles
  • Author and/or Editor More than 20 Books
  • Editors of 3 Open Source Books
  • 6 Patents
  • National and International Projects and

Sagiroglu has organised more than 50 national and international events as chairman, co-chairman, organising committee members such as:

  • International Conference on Information Security and Cryptology (www.iscturkey.org)
  • International Conference on Computer Science and Engineering – IEEE (www.ubmk.org)
  • Big Data, Deep Learning and Fighting Cyber Terrorisms – IEEE (www.ibigdelft.org)
  • IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (www.icmla-conferences.org)
  • Big Data Analytics, Security and Privacy Workshop (www.bigdatacenter.gazi.edu.tr)
  • National Cyber Terrorism Conference (www.siberteror.org)
  • Turkey Open Data Conference (www.acikveriturkiye.org)
  • IEEE 5G Summit-Istanbul (www.ieeesummit.org)
  • National IPv6 Conference (www.ipv6.org)

He has also been founding members of

  • Information Security Association (www.bilgiguvenligi.org.tr),
  • Turkish Science Research Foundation (www.tubav.org.tr), and
  • The Foundation of the People Caring for the Future (www.gonder.org.tr).

Sagiroglu has/had such duties as:

  • President and Executive Committee Member of Information Security Association
  • President and Member of Turkish Science and Research Foundation
  • Director of Graduation School of Science and Technology at Gazi University
  • Head of Computer Engineering Department, Gazi University
  • Head of Computer Engineering Department, Erciyes University
  • Member of IEEE Biometric Task Force
  • President of IPv6 Council Turkey (www.ipv6forumtr.org)
  • Editors of
  • General Director of FutureTech (www.futuretech.com.tr)
  • Member of Cyber Security Group of Higher Education Council of Turkey
  • Supervisor, Havelsan
  • Supervisor, IT Regulatory Body of Turkey (BTK)
  • Supervisor, Personal Data Protection Regulatory Body of Turkey (KVKK)

Sagiroglu also has voluntarily been involved in many social projects and carried out projects in Scientific Research Projects such as TUBITAK, European Union, Sectors, University BAP Unit.

Prof. Sagiroglu has delivered as invited or keynote speakers more than 500 seminars, talks, conferences at universities, schools, sectors, TV and Radio Programs, institutions and organisations in the topics of Information Security, Big and Open Data, Cyber Security and Defense, Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Neural Networks, Software Engineering, Privacy, Biometrics, Innovation Culture Creation, IPv6, etc.

Prof. Sagiroglu defines himself as “valuing knowledge, expressing his ideas in an original way, remaining hopeful, determining in every circumstance, be cool, succeeding in being objective, impartial and trustworthy”.

Academic Positions

  • -2008

    Professor

    Gazi University, Department of Computer Engineering

  • 20082003

    Associate Professor

    Gazi University, Department of Computer Engineering

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    Associate Professor

    Erciyes University, Department of computer Engineering

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    Assistant Professor

    Erciyes University, Department of Computer Engineering

  • 19961987

    Research Assistant

    Erciyes University, Department of Computer Engineering

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. 1994

    Ph.D.

    University of Cardiff, Department of Systems Engineering, Cardiff, UK

  • B.E. 1987

    Bachelor of Engineering

    University of Erciyes, Department of Electronic Engineering, Kayseri, TR

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • 2006
    Certificate of Appreciation
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    As a member of Informatics Commission, due to contributions to Gazi University
  • 2004
    Project Scholarship
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    English Culture, Distance Learning Education, University of Sheffield
  • 2004
    Honorable Mention Award
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    Microsoft.NET Project Competition Inter-Universities
  • 2004
    Certificate of Appreciation
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    Kayseri Governorship, Disaster Crisis Management Software Development, Project Manager
  • 2003
    Money Prize
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    Incentive Program for International Scientific Publications, TUBITAK
  • 2002
    Plaque of Success
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    Rectorate of Erciyes University
  • 2002
    Certificate of Appreciation
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    Erciyes University Informatics Club
  • 2002
    Certificate of Appreciation
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    Erciyes University Department of Computer Engineering, Student Representative
  • 2001
    Plaque of Success
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    Erciyes University, due to the work carried out during the Head of Computer Engineering
  • 2000
    Money Prize and Plaque of Success
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    International Conference Publication Award, Turkish Science Research Foundation
  • 1999
    Plaque of Success
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    Due to contributions to the in-building structural cabling project of Erciyes University Engineering Faculty
  • 1997-2004
    Money Prize
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    Incentive Program for International Scientific Publications, TUBITAK
  • 2006
    Third Prize
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    Project Advisor, Microsoft.NET Project Competition Inter-Universities
  • 2010
    Golden Medal
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    IENA

Patents

  • 2014
    Parmakizinden Yüz ve Yüzden Parmakizi Tanıyan Biometrik Sistem
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    Patent No: 2008-G-23173
  • 2014
    Web Ortamında Bulunan Dokümanların Yazım Dilinin Otomatik Olarak Tespiti ve İçeriğin Gerçek Zamanlı Olarak Dönüştürülmesi Yöntemi ve Sistemi
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    Patent No: 2008-G-204934
  • 2014
    Eğitim Amaçlı Uygulamalar için Uyarlanır Zeki Hipermedya Modeli Tasarımı ve Bilgi Alanı Modelinin Doğruluğunu ve Etkinliğini Belirleyen Zeki Sistem
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    Patent No: 2010-G-4505
  • 2014
    Biyometrik Özellikleri Kullanarak Kişi Tanımlaması Yapılabilen Akıllı Sistem
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    Patent No: 2011-G-342377
  • 2014
    Yalnızca Parmakizi Bilgilerinden Faydalanılarak Zeki Yaklaşımlar ile Gerçek Zamanlı olarak Cinsiyet Tanıyan Sistem
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    Patent No: 2012-G-3523