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Deniz Erdogmus graduated with B.S. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE), and the B.S. in Mathematics in 1997, and M.S. in EEE in 1999 from the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Florida in 2002, where he stayed as a postdoctoral research associate until 2004. Prior to joining the Northeastern faculty in 2008, he held an Assistant Professor position at the Oregon Health and Science University. His expertise is in information theoretic and nonparametric machine learning and adaptive signal processing, specifically focusing on cognitive signal processing including brain interfaces and assistive technologies. Deniz has been serving as an associate editor IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Transactions on Neural Networks, Signal Processing Letters, and Elsevier Neurocomputing. He is a member of the IEEE-SPS Machine Learning for Signal Processing Technical Committee.


  • PhD, University of Florida, 2002. Joined Northeastern in 2008.

Research & Scholarship Interests

machine learning, signal and image analytics, cyber-human systems
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Honors & Awards

  • 2014 COE Faculty Fellow
  • 2014 Søren Buus Outstanding Research Award, College of Engineering
  • 2012 National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Selected Publications

  • S. Salehi, D. Erdogmus, A. Gholipour, Auto-Context Convolutional Neural Network (Auto-Net) for Brain Extraction in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, IEEE TMI, 36 (11), 2017
  • J. Sourati, M. Akcakaya, T.K. Leen, D.Erdogmus, J.G. Dy, Asymptotic Analysis of Objectives Based on Fisher Information in Active Learning, JMLR, 18, 2017, 1-41
  • M. Moghadamfalahi, M. Akcakaya, H. Nezamfar, J. Sourati, D. Erdogmus, An Active RBSE Framework to Generate Optimal Stimulus Sequences in a BCI for Spelling, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 65(20), 2017, 5381-53
  • E. Onuk, J. Badger, Y.J. Wang, J. Bardhan, Y. Chishti, M. Akcakaya, D.H. Brooks, D. Erdogmus, D.L. Minh, L. Makowski, Effects of Catalytic Action and Ligand Binding on Conformational Ensembles of Adenylate Kinase, Biochemistry, 56(34), 2017, 4559–4567
  • M. Higger, F. Quivira, M. Akcakaya, M. Moghadamfalahi, H. Nezamfar, M. Cetin, D. Erdogmus, Recursive Bayesian Coding for BCIs, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 25(6), 2016, 704 - 714
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August 30, 2018

BioE/ECE Affiliated Faculty Eugene Tunik (PI) and co-PI ECE Professors Deniz Erdogmus and Dana Brooks were awarded a $600K NSF grant, in collaboration with Wasim Malik from MGH, for "Understanding Motor Cortical Organization through Engineering Innovation to TMS-Based Brain Mapping".

September 6, 2017

Two Northeastern PhD students won a 2017 Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (RERC on AAC) Award. Fernando Quivira and Matt Higger’s Shuffle...

September 1, 2017

ECE Professor Deniz Erdogmus has been awarded a grant for $500K over 3 years for an "EEG-Guided Electrical Stimulation for Immersive Virtual Reality" project.

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