Ph.D., Purdue University, W. Layfayette, IN, Electrical Engineering
M.S., Purdue University, W. Layfayette, Electrical Engineering
B.S., Bogazici University, Istanbul, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics
After completing her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at Purdue University, Dr. Yazici was employed as a senior research scientist at the General Electric Company Research and Development Center, Schenectady, NY. During her tenure in industry, she worked on transportation, industrial and medical imaging systems. Her work on industrial systems received best paper award in 1997 given by IEEE Transactions in Industrial Application. She was an Assistant Professor at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA before coming to Rensselaer.
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Dr. Yazici's research interests are statistical signal and image processing, pattern recognition, noncommutative harmonic analysis, inverse problems in radar and medical imaging, in particular optical and X-ray imaging and breast cancer. She holds 12 US patents.
2000 - General Electric Company Corporate R&D Whitney award for contributions to the Apollo Cardiac X-ray Systems Project, 2000
1999 - General Electric Company Corporate R&D management award for contributions to the 3D Computed Tomography Explosive Detection Systems Project
1998 - General Electric Company Corporate R&D publication award
1997 -- IEE Industrial Applications Society 2nd best paper award for the journal paper entitled "An Adaptive Statistical Time-frequency method for Detection of Broken Bars and Bearing Faults in Motors Using Stator Current"
1995 - General Electric Company Corporate R&D bronze patent award
1988 - Special merit scholarship, Turkish Education Foundation, Turkey
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