Alpay Özcan, DSc

Alpay Özcan received a B.S.E.E. degree and a B.S. degree in mathematics from Bogazici University, in Istanbul, Turkey, a M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from Imperial College, London, UK, and a M.S. degree and a D.Sc. degree in systems science and mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis. He was a research assistant and in addition worked as systems administrator at Washington University during his graduate studies. After working on a Joint Force Air Command and Control DARPA project in the same department, he began working at the Biomedical Magnetic Resonance Laboratory, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He joined Virginia Tech’s Arlington Innovation Center as a Research Assistant Professor in the summer of 2011. Some of his current research interests are modeling and applications of magnetic resonance imaging including interventional and multimodal MRI, robotics, nonlinear systems, optimal control, power systems, image processing and pattern recognition.