Ipek Oguz

  • Vanderbilt University

    VISE team works to develop 3D navigation system to better treat kidney stones

    A Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering team working to create a navigational system to decrease stone fragments left behind after surgery includes Nicholas Kavoussi, MD, left, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Ipek Oguz, PhD, and Daiwei Lu, computer science Ph.D. student. (photo by Susan Urmy) by Jill Clendening A… Read More

    Aug. 9, 2023

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    VISE affiliates awarded $2.3M NIH grant to combat childhood blindness

    A team of Vanderbilt engineers are working to breach the critical barrier to timely clinical intervention of blindness in preterm infants. One of the major causes of childhood blindness is a rapidly growing retinal vascular disease called Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP). “Clinical intervention options for ROP exist, but our limited… Read More

    Jul. 31, 2023

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    Vanderbilt computer scientist wins $3M grant to expand toolkit that tracks fetal growth during pregnancy

    Segmentation results on two patients (top and bottom rows). For each patient, the machine learning algorithm (convolutional neural network, or CNN, right column) achieves comparable results to manual segmentation by a human expert (middle column). The input ultrasound image is shown on the left column, with the placenta segmentation overlaid… Read More

    Mar. 13, 2023

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    Vanderbilt computer scientists awarded NSF grant to restructure research’s road to the public

    Vanderbilt researchers have been awarded a National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator 2020 Cohort Phase 1 grant to create a standardized platform that will streamline the development, testing and dissemination of technology that can improve human health. The nine-month project, “Scalable, Traceable AI for Imaging Translation: Innovation to Implementation for… Read More

    Sep. 22, 2020

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    Oguz uses ACCRE supercomputer daily for medical image analysis

    For seventeen years, Vanderbilt students and researchers have analyzed data with a method much faster than any normal laptop: a supercomputer steps away from the Commons Center. The Advanced Computing Center for Research and Education (ACCRE), which originated in 2003, is housed in the Hill Center, between the Commons… Read More

    Jan. 30, 2020

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    Two CS professors awarded Provost Research Studios for 2019-20

    Matthew Berger and Ipek Oguz, assistant professors of computer science and computer engineering, have received a Provost Research Studio for the 2019-20 academic year. Matthew Berger They are among 13 outstanding full-time faculty from across the university to receive this additional support for professional development. Provost Research Studios are targeted… Read More

    Jan. 6, 2020

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    Three engineering faculty selected as 2019-2020 Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows

    Three engineering faculty have been named to the Center for Teaching’s Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows program. Audrey Bowden Audrey Bowden, associate professor of biomedical engineering and associate professor of electrical engineering; Justus Ndukaife, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science; and Ipek Oguz, assistant professor of computer science… Read More

    Jul. 12, 2019

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    Women of VISE to host Wikipedia edit-a-thon to creates pages for women in science March 29

    The Women of VISE, a group of graduate students associated with the Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering, will hold a Wikipedia edit-a-thon on Friday, March 29, to develop Wikipedia pages for women in science. The event will be held in Jacobs Believed in Me… Read More

    Mar. 26, 2019

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    Engineering school announces six faculty appointments

    The Vanderbilt University School of Engineering announces the appointment of a senior faculty member and five junior faculty members representing biomedical, civil, and computer science departments. Audrey Bowden Audrey Ellerbee Bowden is an associate professor of biomedical engineering. She joins the School of Engineering as a tenured professor from Stanford… Read More

    Oct. 1, 2018