Ugur Dogrusoz

Professor, Computer Engineering
Head, i-Vis Research Group
Bilkent University, Ankara 06800, Turkey

Tel +90 (312) 290 1612 (EST+7)
Fax +90 (312) 266 4047


 STUDENTS WANTED  for on-going projects (full support to be provided)
"If you ask me what makes me most happy, number one would be somebody saying (I learned something from you). Number two would be somebody saying (I used your software)." Donald Knuth

i-Vis participates in development of the first standard graphical notation for biology >>

i-Vis adds support for compound graphs to Cytoscape.js and Cytoscape Web

i-Vis provides network visualization for cBio Cancer Genomics Portal of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center >>

i-Vis' pathway editor is used to build a Real-Time Collaborative Pathway Curation Platform.

Demos in <Flash> and <JS> featuring layout algorithms developed by i-Vis

Personal [CV] I joined Bilkent in the fall of 1998, before which I worked for Tom Sawyer Software for three years.
M.S., Ph.D. in Computer Science, 1991, 1995, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.
B.S. in Computer Engineering, 1989, Middle East Technical Univ., Ankara, Turkey. >>
My interests fall into the areas of information visualization (e.g. biological pathway and social network visualization), bioinformatics (pathway informatics), and graph algorithms (e.g. graph layout algorithms and query algorithms for graph-based knowledgebases). I lead the i-Vis Research Group; projects conducted or participated in include SBGNViz, cBio Cancer Genomics Portal, PathwayMapper, ChiBE, Chisio, Cytoscape Web, and PATIKA. >>
Professional Editor, SBGN (Systems Biology Graphical Notation), 2016-present; Co-founder and Director, BCBI (Bilkent Center for Bioinformatics), 2002-2010; National Young Scientist Career Development Award, TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey), 2005-2011; Conference Chair and Program Committee Member, (Combinatorial Pattern Matching) CPM 2004. >>
Teaching Nowadays I teach Fundamental Structures of Computer Science II, Object-Oriented Software Eng., Algorithms I, and Automata Theory and Formal Languages >>
Other Miscellenaous forms for application for summer internship and request for a reference letter and information on senior term projects can be obtained here.