Akif Özkan

Mehmet Akif Özkan, M. Sc.

 


Curriculum Vitae

09-10.2017 Visiting Researcher, Computer Graphics Lab, Saarland University, Germany
since 2015 Researcher at the Department of Computer Science 12 (Hardware/Software Co-Design),
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany
2014 – 2015 Researcher, Department of EE, Özyegin University, Turkey
2012 – 2013 Exchange Student, KU Leuven, Belgium
2011 – 2014 M. Sc. in Electronics Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
2007 – 2011 B. Sc. in Electronics Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
July 1989 Born in Ankara, Turkey

Research Interests

  • Domain-Specific Languages
  • Digital Signal Processing on FPGAs
  • GPU Programming: CUDA, OpenCL
  • Image Processing

Open Source Projects

Hipacc A DSL for Image Processing Applications
HipaccVX Wedding of OpenVX and DSL-based Code Generation
AnyHLS High-Level Synthesis with Partial Evaluation
AnyDSL A Partial Evaluation Framework for Programming High-Performance Libraries

Teaching

SS 2019/2020 SystemC – Prototypisierung eingebetteter Systeme
WS 2019/2020 Praktikum: Entwicklung interaktiver eingebetteter Systeme (EES)
SS 2018/2019 SystemC – Prototypisierung eingebetteter Systeme
WS 2018/2019 Praktikum: Entwicklung interaktiver eingebetteter Systeme (EES)
SS 2017/2018 SystemC – Prototypisierung eingebetteter Systeme
WS 2017/2018 Praktikum: Entwicklung interaktiver eingebetteter Systeme (EES)
WS 2016/2017 Praktikum: Entwicklung interaktiver eingebetteter Systeme (EES)

Supervised Theses

  • Acceleration of 3D Stencil Applications Using High-Bandwidth Memory (HBM) on Alveo FPGAs and Vitis HLS
  • Efficient Implementation of Spiking Neural Networks on FPGAs by Combining DSPs and Approximate Computing
  • Approximate Computing and Multiplication Packing for Efficient Use of FPGA DSP Blocks
  • Development of an Embedded DSL for OpenVX
  • FPGA-based Image Processing Acceleration from Matlab/Simulink
  • Implementation of Convolutional Neural Networks using High-Level Synthesis
  • FPGA-based Image Processing with Hipacc

Professional Scientific Activities

Conference and Workshop Organization

Talks

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2016

Publications

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2018

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2016

M.Sc. and B.Sc.

Thesis