Sabri Arik received the Dipl.Ing. degree from Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, the Ph.D. degree from the London South Bank University, London, UK, and the Habilitation degree from Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey. He is working as a Full Professor at the Department of Computer Engineering, Istanbul University. He has been on leave from Istanbul University, since 2011, and is currently serving as the Dean of the Faculty of Art and Science of Isik University, Istanbul, Turkey. His major research interests include cellular neural networks, nonlinear systems, and matrix theory. He has authored and coauthored some 50 publications. Dr. Arik is a Member of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Technical Committee of Cellular Neural Networks and Array Computing (CNN-AC). He is also a Board Member of Asia Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APNNA). He was the recipient of the Outstanding Young Scientist Award, in 2002, from the Turkish Academy of Sciences, Junior Science Award, in 2005, from the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, and the Frank May Prize (Best Paper Award) in 1996 from the London South Bank University. He also serves as the Associate Editor for the journals Neurocomputing, Neural Processing Letters, and International Journal of Differential Equations.
Biography Updated on 6 March 2014