Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Akcakaya, Murat
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Akcakaya, Murat
Faculty
Assistant Professor
Office: 1205 Benedum Hall
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MSc in Electrical and Systems Engineering, Washington University, 2010

PhD in Electrical and Systems Engineering, Washington University, 2010

BSc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 2005

EEG-based Brain Computer Interfaces

Machine learning

Radar Signal Processing

Statistical signal processing

(2010) First Place Award in the student paper competition at the 5th International Waveform Diversity and Design (WDD) Conference, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

(2010) Third Place Award in the student paper competition at the 44th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, California.

(2010) Third Place Award in the student paper competition at the IEEE International Radar Conference Washington, D.C..

Moghadamfalahi, M., Orhan, U., Akcakaya, M., Nezamfar, H., Fried-Oken, M., and Erdogmus, D., 2014, "Language-Model Assisted Brain Computer Interface for Typing: A Comparison of Matrix and Rapid Serial Visual Presentation," To appear in IEEE Trans. Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering.

Akcakaya, M., Muravchik, C., and Nehorai, A., "Biologically inspired antenna array design using Ormia modeling," To appear in in Biomimetic Technologies: Volume 1 - Materials and Sensors, T.D. Ngo, ed., Woodhead Publishing.

Ataer-Cansizoglu, E., Akcakaya, M., and Erdogmus, D., 2015, "Minor surfaces are Boundaries of Mode-Based Clusters," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol.22, no.7, pp. 891-895.

Higger, M., Akcakaya, M., Nezamfer, H., LaMountain, G., Orhan, U., and Erdogmus, D., 2015, "A Bayesian Framework for Intent Detection and Stimulation Selection in SSVEP BCIs," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol.22, no.6, pp. 743-747.

Ahani, A., Wiegand, K., Orhan, U., Akcakaya, M., Moghadamfalahi, M., Nezamfar, H., Patel, R., and Erdogmus, D., 2014, "RSVP IconMessenger: Icon-based Brain-interfaced Alternative and Augmentative Communication (in revision)," BCI Brain-Computer Interfaces.

Ataer-Cansizoglu, E., Akcakaya, M., Orhan, U., and Erdogmus, D., 2014, "Manifold learning by preserving distance orders," Pattern Recognition Letters, vol.38, pp. 120-131.

Orhan, U., Fernandez-Canellas, D., Akcakaya, M., Brooks, D.H., and Erdogmus, D., 2014, "Utilization of Temporal Trial Dependency in ERP based BCIs," 48th Asilomar Conf. Signals, Syst. Comput., Pacific Grove, CA, USA.

Higger, M., Akcakaya, M., and Erdogmus, D., 2013, "A robust fusion algorithm for sensor failure," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol.20, no.8, pp. 755-758.

Higger, M., Akcakaya, M., Orhan, U., and Erdogmus, D., 2013, "Robust Classification in RSVP KeyboardTM," International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), pp. 443-449, Las Vegas, NV.

Moghadamfalahi, M., Orhan, U., Akcakaya, M., and Erdogmus, D., 2013, "Bayesian priors for classifier design in RSVP KeyboardTM," International Brain Computer Interface (BCI) Meeting, Pacific Grove, CA.

Moghadamfalahi, M., Satpute, A., Akcakaya, M., Brooks, D., Dy, J., Erdogmus, D., and Barrett, L.F., 2013, "Are affective responses in fMRI independent of previous affect-inducing stimuli," Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Seattle, WA, USA.

Orhan, U., Akcakaya, M., Moghadamfalahi, M., and Erdogmus, D., 2013, "Comparison of adaptive symbol presentation methods for RSVP KeyboardTM," International Brain Computer Interface (BCI) Meeting, Pacific Grove, CA.

Akcakaya, M., and Nehorai, A., 2011, "Adaptive MIMO radar design and detection in compound-Gaussian clutter," IEEE Trans. on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol.47, no.3, pp. 2200-2207.

Akcakaya, M., and Nehorai, A., 2011, "MIMO radar sensitivity analysis for target detection," 2011 IEEE Radar Conference, pp. 633-638, Kansas City, KS, USA.

Akcakaya, M., and Nehorai, A., 2011, "MIMO radar sensitivity analysis for target detection," IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol.59, no.7, pp. 3241-3250.

Akcakaya, M., Muravchik, C.H., and Nehorai, A., 2011, "Biologically inspired coupled antenna array for direction of arrival estimation," IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol.59, no.10, pp. 4795-4808.

Akcakaya, M., Muravchik, C.H., and Nehorai, A., 2011, "Biologically inspired direction of arrival estimation," GOMACTech 2011, Orlando, FL, USA.

Akcakaya, M., Muravchik, C.H., and Nehorai, A., 2011, "Performance analysis of biologically inspired coupled circular antenna array," IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium (APSURSI), pp. 1530-1533, Spokane, WA, USA.

Akcakaya, M., and Nehorai, A., 2010, "Biologically inspired coupled antenna beampattern design," Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, vol.5, no.4, p. 046003.

Akcakaya, M., and Nehorai, A., 2010, "Biologically inspired coupled beampattern design," IEEE 5th Int. Waveform Diversity and Design Conf., pp. 48-52, Niagara Falls, Canada.

Akcakaya, M., and Nehorai, A., 2010, "MIMO radar detection and adaptive design in Compound-Gaussian clutter," IEEE Int. Radar Conf., pp. 236-241, Washington DC, USA.

Akcakaya, M., and Nehorai, A., 2010, "MIMO radar detection and adaptive design under a phase synchronization mismatch," IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol.58, no.10, pp. 4994-5005.

Akcakaya, M., and Nehorai, A., 2010, "MIMO radar detection under phase synchronization errors," IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 2578-2581, Dallas, TX, USA.

Akcakaya, M., Muravchik, C.H., and Nehorai, A., 2010, "Biologically inspired coupled antenna array for direction of arrival estimation," 44th Asilomar Conf. Signals, Syst. Comput., Pacific Grove, CA, USA.

Akcakaya, M., and Nehorai, A., 2008, "Performance analysis of the Ormia ochracea's coupled ears," The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol.124, pp. 2100-2105.

Akcakaya, M., Hurtado, M., and Nehorai, A., 2008, "MIMO radar detection of targets in compound-Gaussian clutter," 42nd Asilomar Conf. Signals, Syst. Comput., pp. 208-212, Pacific Grove, CA, USA.

Akcakaya, M., Petters, B., Moghadamfalahi, M., Mooney, A., Orhan, U., Oken, B., Edogmus, D., and Fried-Oken, M., "Noninvasive Brain Computer Interfaces for Augmentative and Alternative Communication," IEEE Reviews in Biomedical Engineering.

Haghighi, M., Akcakaya, M., Orhan, U., Erdogmus, D., Oken, B., and Fried-Oken, M., "Initial Assessment of Artifact Filtering for RSVP KeyboardTM," IEEE Signal Processing in Medicine and Biology.