GTU Integrated Circuits Lab
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Alp Arslan Bayrakçi
Lab Director
Alp Arslan Bayrakci received the B.S. degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, in 2004 and direct Ph.D. degree in computer engineering from Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2010. He has been with the Gebze Technical University, Kocaeli, Turkey, since June 2011. He is currently assistant professor in computer engineering of Gebze Technical University. His current research interests include statistical timing analysis, hardware trojan detection, computer-aided design methodologies and hardware acceleration of mathematical methods.
Fatma Nur Esirci
Ph.D. Student
Fatma Nur Esirci is a Ph.D. candidate in the computer engineering department of GTU. She completed B.S. and M.S. degrees in the computer engineering department in GTU, in 2015 and 2018, respectively. She currently works as a research/teaching assistant since 2017 and leads teaching assistants in the same department. Her research interests lie in hardware security and especially hardware trojan detection. She is highly involved with being a member of the local organization of conferences in GTU.
Gizem Süngü
Ph.D. Student
Gizem Süngü received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer engineering from Marmara University, Turkey, in 2015 and 2018, respectively. She is currently pursuing the Ph.D. Since 2017, she has been a research assistant with the Institute of Information Technologies, Gebze Technical University. Her research interests include graph coloring problems, evolutionary algorithms, polyhedral geometry and its computational performance acceleration using FPGA. Ms. Süngü was a recipient of the ACM-Woman Scholarship to present her paper at the GECCO Conference, Spain, in 2015.
Kadir Köse
M.S. Student
Kadir KÖSE received the B.S. degrees in electronical engineering from Gebze Technical University, Turkey, in 2016. He is currently pursuing the M.S. Since 2018, He work as a software developer in Andasis Electronics. His research interests include comparison of FPGA and CPU for Newton-Raphson solution of a general polynomial.

Mehmet Kocabaş
M.S. Graduate
Mehmet Kocabaş completed B.S. and M.S. degrees in the computer engineering department in GTU, in 2015 and 2021, respectively. As his master's thesis, he worked on detecting hardware trojans in integrated circuits. He presented his paper at the 11th International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ELECO-2019). He has been working as an Embedded Software Developer in the market since 2014.