ODTÜ-KALTEV ​
Research Centers

Pioneering Interdisciplinary Research and Global Solutions

Research and development are vital components of ODTÜ KALTEV's mission. ODTÜ KALTEV hosts various research centers that focus on cutting-edge topics such as artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, blockchain, biomedical imaging, environmental monitoring, and more. These research centers aim to produce high-quality scientific outputs, foster interdisciplinary collaborations, and contribute to the advancement of knowledge and technology in their respective fields. ODTÜ KALTEV also supports the dissemination of research findings through publications, conferences, workshops, and other events.

 In addition, ODTÜ KALTEV provides opportunities for students, researchers, and faculty members to participate in innovative projects, exchange ideas, and develop their skills and expertise. ODTÜ KALTEV also engages with the industry, the public sector, and society at large to address the challenges and needs of the contemporary world. ODTÜ KALTEV strives to be a leading research center that promotes excellence, creativity, and social responsibility in the academic community and beyond. Furthermore, it encourages the commercialization of research outcomes, facilitating the transition from theoretical knowledge to practical applications. It also fosters a culture of lifelong learning, equipping individuals with the skills necessary to adapt to the rapidly evolving technological landscape. Lastly, ODTÜ KALTEV is committed to contributing to the socio-economic development of the region, leveraging its research capabilities to drive innovation and growth.

ARCIS: Advanced Research Centre for IoT and Communication Systems

Co-Directors:
Prof. Dr. Enver Ever & Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tayfun Nesimoglu
Vice-Director:
Dr. Muhammad Toaha Raza Khan

Aerospace Technology Center

Director:
Dr. Barış Güngördü

Carbon Capture and Storage Research Center

Director:
Asst. Prof. Dr. Gamze Ipek

Centre for Applied Artificial Intelligence

Director:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cem Direkoğlu
Vice-Directors:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dizem Arifler, Assist. Prof. Dr. Meryem Erbilek &
Dr. Şükrü Eraslan

Centre for Biomedical Imaging and Sensing

Co-Directors:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dizem Arifler & Dr. Nasire Uluç

Center for Creativity

Director:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Iclal Can

Center for Environmental Monitoring and Green Energy Research

Co-Directors:
Dr. Saliha Öner & Dr. Hürmüs Refiker
Vice-Director:
Dr. Mustafa E. Özser

Center for Robotics and Intelligent Systems

Director:
Prof.Dr. Eşref Eşkina

Center for Sustainable Water Resources Management

Director:
Asst. Prof. Dr. Bertuğ Akintuğ
Vice Director:
Asst. Prof. Dr. Hasan Zaifoglu

Cybersecurity and Blockchain Technologies Research Center

Director:
Prof. Dr. Okan Topçu

Earthquake Engineering Research Center

Co-directors:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ali Şahin Taşlıgedik & Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdullah Ekinci

Interaction Analysis and Modelling (IAM)

Co-directors:
Prof. Dr. Yeliz Yesilada Yilmaz & Dr. Sukru Eraslan

MetaTeC: Metamaterial Technology Center

Director:
Prof. Dr. Cumali Sabah

PERC: Power and Energy Research Center

Co-directors:
Prof. Dr. Murat Fahrioglu & Asst. Prof. Dr. Canraş Batunlu

Research Centre of Computational Fluid Mechanics

Director:
Assist Prof. Dr. Ali Atashbar Orang

Mediterranean Studies Research Center:

Director:
Asst. Prof. Dr. Hayriye Kahveci