Research Areas: Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Learning and Pattern Recognition
Names in Publications: Capin T*, Capin Tolga, Çapın T., Çapın Tolga Kurtuluş, Çapin T*, Tolga K Capin, Tolga Capin, Capin TK
BiographyTolga K. Çapın received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Engineering from Bilkent University in 1991 and 1993, and Ph.D. degree in Computer Sciences from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) in 1998. Before joining TED University Computer Engineering Department, he worked at Nokia Research Center U.S.A. and worked on various projects related to the fields of mobile graphics, mobile interaction and augmented reality between 2000-2006. He worked as a member of staff at Computer Engineering Department of Bilkent University between 2006-2014. He has been the coordinator of the FP7 3DPHONE project and the principal investigator for several TÜBİTAK research projects. He received a service award from ISO for his contributions to the ISO-MPEG standard between 1991-1998. In 2014, he received an “Outstanding Specification Lead” award for his contribution to mobile Java standards. He served as a member of Advisory Group of TÜBİTAK TEYDEB BİLTEG.
Currently he is a member of the Advisory Group of TÜBİTAK UIDB, an associate editor of The Visual Computer Journal published by Springer. He has 8 U.S.A. patents, 3 international patents and more than 60 journal articles and conference papers in the fields of computer graphics and human-computer interaction.