Research Assistant
International Computer Institute
Ege University
35100 Bornova, İzmir, TURKEY
Office: 221 International Computer Institute Building
Email:murat.kurt@ege.edu.tr
Phone: +90-232-3113227
Fax: +90-232-3887230
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Educational Background
   
2007 - 2014 Ph.D.: International Computer Institute, Ege University, İzmir, TURKEY.  
     
 
Ph.D. in Computer Science
Dissertation An Efficient Model for Subsurface Scattering in Translucent Materials
   
Thesis advisor Prof. Dr. Aydιn Öztürk
GPA 91.14/100
Graduate Course Work Advanced Computer Architecture, Digital Image Processing, Algorithm Complexity Theory, Wireless Sensor Networks, Distributed Algorithms, Video Codec Design, Parallel Programming
 
   
2003 - 2007 M.Sc.: International Computer Institute, Ege University, İzmir, TURKEY  
     
 
M.Sc. in Computer Science
Dissertation A New Illumination Model in Computer Graphics
   
Thesis advisor Prof. Dr. Aydιn Öztürk
GPA 88.25/100
Graduate Course Work Discrete Structures for Computer Science, Data Structures and Algorithms, Computer Architecture, Database Management Systems, Programming Languages, Operating Systems, Advanced Computer Networks I-II, Fundamental Algorithmic Techniques, Information Systems, Network Security, Advanced Probability, Statistics and Queuing Theory, Advanced Computer Graphics, Advanced Programming with JAVA, Digital Image Processing
 
   
1998 - 2002 B.Sc.: Department of Civil Engineering, Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, TURKEY  
     
 
B.Sc. in Civil Engineering
Dissertation Self Compact Concrete and Experimental Studies on Self Compact
Concrete
   
Thesis advisor Prof. Dr. Bülent Baradan
GPA 84.00/100 (3.40/4.00) [Ranked 2nd in Graduation from Department of Civil Engineering!]
 
   

Grants & Awards
     
  2016    
 

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Inclusion in the 12th Edition of Who's Who in Science and Engineering

 

Figure 5 in "Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions" was selected for the front cover of Computers & Graphics

Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions
Aydin Ozturk, Murat Kurt, Ahmet Bilgili and Cengiz Gungor

Computers & Graphics, Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp. 149-158, 2008
[Computers & Graphics Cover, 2016][Paper][BibTeX Entry]

  2015    
 

Computers & Graphics Valuable Reviewer Award 2013-2014

 

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EBİLTEM (Ege University Science and Technology Center) Project Submission Award

 

Figure 5 in "Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions" was selected for the front cover of Computers & Graphics

Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions
Aydin Ozturk, Murat Kurt, Ahmet Bilgili and Cengiz Gungor

Computers & Graphics, Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp. 149-158, 2008
[Computers & Graphics Cover, 2015][Paper][BibTeX Entry]

  2014    
 

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Inclusion in the 32nd Edition of Who's Who in the World

 

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Microsoft Hardware and Software Gifts

 

Figure 5 in "Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions" was selected for the front cover of Computers & Graphics

Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions
Aydin Ozturk, Murat Kurt, Ahmet Bilgili and Cengiz Gungor

Computers & Graphics, Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp. 149-158, 2008
[Computers & Graphics Cover, 2014][Paper][BibTeX Entry]

  2013    
 

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Inclusion in the 31st Edition of Who's Who in the World

 

Figure 5 in "Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions" was selected for the front cover of Computers & Graphics

Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions
Aydin Ozturk, Murat Kurt, Ahmet Bilgili and Cengiz Gungor

Computers & Graphics, Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp. 149-158, 2008
[Computers & Graphics Cover, 2013][Paper][BibTeX Entry]

 

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Microsoft Hardware and Software Gifts

  2012    
 

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Inclusion in the 30th Edition of Who's Who in the World

 

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EBİLTEM (Ege University Science and Technology Center) Publication Award for

A General BRDF Representation Based on Tensor Decomposition
Ahmet Bilgili, Aydιn Öztürk and Murat Kurt

Computer Graphics Forum (Presented at Eurographics 2012), Vol. 30, Issue 8, pp. 2427-2439, 2011
[Paper][Presentation Slides][Supplemental Document][BibTeX Entry]

 

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Microsoft Hardware and Software Gifts

 

Figure 5 in "Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions" was selected for the front cover of Computers & Graphics

Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions
Aydin Ozturk, Murat Kurt, Ahmet Bilgili and Cengiz Gungor

Computers & Graphics, Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp. 149-158, 2008
[Computers & Graphics Cover, 2012][Paper][BibTeX Entry]

  2011    
 

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TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) ULAKBİM International Scientific Publication Encouragement Award for

A General BRDF Representation Based on Tensor Decomposition
Ahmet Bilgili, Aydιn Öztürk and Murat Kurt

Computer Graphics Forum (Presented at Eurographics 2012), Vol. 30, Issue 8, pp. 2427-2439, 2011
[Paper][Presentation Slides][Supplemental Document][BibTeX Entry]

 

Figure 5 in "Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions" was selected for the front cover of Computers & Graphics

Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions
Aydin Ozturk, Murat Kurt, Ahmet Bilgili and Cengiz Gungor

Computers & Graphics, Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp. 149-158, 2008
[Computers & Graphics Cover, 2011][Paper][BibTeX Entry]

  2010    
 

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TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) ULAKBİM International Scientific Publication Encouragement Award for

A Copula-Based BRDF Model
Aydιn Öztürk, Murat Kurt and Ahmet Bilgili

Computer Graphics Forum, Vol. 29, Issue 6, pp. 1795–1806, 2010
[Paper][BibTeX Entry]

 

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The Best Paper Award was given to "Adaptive Sampling for Environment Mapping" in the 26th Spring Conference on Computer Graphics (SCCG '10)

Adaptive Sampling for Environment Mapping
László Szécsi, László Szirmay-Kalos, Murat Kurt and Balázs Csébfalvi

Proceedings of the 26th Spring Conference on Computer Graphics (SCCG '10), Budmerice, Slovakia, pp. 69-76, 2010
[Paper][Link][BibTeX Entry]

 

Figure 5 in "Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions" was selected for the front cover of Computers & Graphics

Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions
Aydin Ozturk, Murat Kurt, Ahmet Bilgili and Cengiz Gungor

Computers & Graphics, Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp. 149-158, 2008
[Computers & Graphics Cover, 2010][Paper][BibTeX Entry]

  2009    
 

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TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) ULAKBİM International Scientific Publication Encouragement Award for

A Survey of BRDF Models for Computer Graphics
Murat Kurt and Dave Edwards

SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics, Vol. 43, Issue 2, pp. 1-7, 2009
[Paper][video][Online Version][BibTeX Entry]

 

Figure 5 in "Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions" was selected for the front cover of Computers & Graphics

Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions
Aydin Ozturk, Murat Kurt, Ahmet Bilgili and Cengiz Gungor

Computers & Graphics, Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp. 149-158, 2008
[Computers & Graphics Cover, 2009][Paper][BibTeX Entry]

  2008    
 

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TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) ULAKBİM International Scientific Publication Encouragement Award for

Linear approximation of Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Functions
Aydin Ozturk, Murat Kurt, Ahmet Bilgili and Cengiz Gungor

Computers & Graphics, Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp. 149-158, 2008
[Paper][BibTeX Entry]

  2007    
 

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TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) Ph.D. Scholarship, 2007

Program no: 2211

  2002    
 

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Ranked 2nd in Graduation from Department of Civil Engineering, Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, TURKEY, 2002

 

Honor Student at B.Sc. Program, Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, TURKEY, 2002

  2001    
 

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Honor Student at B.Sc. Program, Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, TURKEY, 2001

  2000    
 

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Honor Student at B.Sc. Program, Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, TURKEY, 2000

   

Professional Activities
Guest Editor
Journal Name Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences
   
ISSN 1300-0632
Latest Impact Factor 0.407
Frequency Six times a year
Date 2014
   
   
Reviewer for Journals
Journal Name ACM Transactions on Graphics
   
ISSN 0730-0301
Latest Impact Factor 4.096
Frequency Six times a year
Starting Date for Reviewing 2014
Journal Name Computer Graphics Forum
   
ISSN 0167-7055
Latest Impact Factor 1.642
Frequency Eight times a year
Starting Date for Reviewing 2010
Journal Name Computers & Graphics
   
ISSN 0097-8493
Latest Impact Factor 0.907
Frequency Eight times a year
Starting Date for Reviewing 2011
Journal Name The Visual Computer
   
ISSN 0178-2789
Latest Impact Factor 0.957
Frequency Ten times a year
Starting Date for Reviewing 2015
Journal Name Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences
   
ISSN 1300-0632
Latest Impact Factor 0.407
Frequency Six times a year
Starting Date for Reviewing 2014
Journal Name Signal, Image and Video Processing
   
ISSN 1863-1703
Latest Impact Factor 1.430
Frequency Nine times a year
Starting Date for Reviewing 2014
   

 

Collaborators
László Szirmay-Kalos
Ahmet Bilgili
László Szécsi
Balázs Csébfalvi
Jaroslav Křivánek
Dave Edwards
Muhammed Cinsdikici
Cengiz Güngör
Miloš Hašan
Cem Yuksel
Martin Rump
Pieter Peers
Greg Ward
Nicolas Bonneel
Diego Gutierrez
Mashhuda Glencross
Yücel Yemez
Xin Tong
Yue Dong
James Tompkin
Joaquim Jorge