AI Expert; Computer Engineering Professor BILKENT UNIVERSITY
Since 1988 Varol Akman is a professor of Computer Engineering at Bilkent University. His current research is in two areas: artificial intelligence and social aspects of the internet. An alumnus of Middle East Technical University, Akman received a PhD degree in computer engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Prior to joining Bilkent, he held positions with Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (1986–88) and with Universiteit Utrecht (1985–86).