Hüseyin Hacıhabiboğlu

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Assist. Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Hacıhabiboğlu
Game Technologies, Modeling and Simulation
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B.Sc. 2000, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, METU
M.Sc. 2001, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Bristol, UK
Ph.D. 2004, Computer Science, Queen's University Belfast, UK

Research Interests: 

audio processing, computer games, virtual environments, acoustics, psychoacoustics, signal processing theory

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Academic and Professional Activities

Member of the following organisations/professional bodies:
IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers), 1997-present
IEEE Signal Processing Society, 2008-present
AES (Audio Engineering Society), 2001-present
EAA (European Acoustics Association), 1997-present
EAA Technical Committee on Musical Acoustics, 2002
TAD (Turkish Acoustical Society), 1997-present
TBD (Turkish Informatics Society), 1997-present
EPSRC Noise Futures Network, 2006-present
London Technology Network, SIG-ICT, 2007-2008
AES Technical Committee on Multichannel and Binaural Audio Technologies, 2003
AES Standards Committees, 2009-present
AES Technical Committee on Game Audio, 2010

Consultant for:
Thales Research and Technology UK (TRT-UK) on the audio and acoustical aspects of the company’s commercially available virtual collaboration desk, nuVa (, 2004-2008

Ad-hoc reviewer for:
IEEE Signal Processing Letters,
IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing,
IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing,
Proceedings of the IEEE,
Acta Acustica united with Acustica (Hirzel Verlag),
Applied Acoustics (Elsevier),
as well as many audio, signal processing, HCI, modelling, acoustics, HPC related national/international conferences

Honors, Scholarships and Awards

TÜBİTAK returning postdoctoral research fellowship (2011-ongoing)
Biography published in Marquis Who’s Who in the World
Biography published in Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 10th Ed.
Queen’s University Belfast, SPUR Studentship Award (2001-2004)
Chevening Scholarship (2000-2001)
Turkish Education Foundation (TEV) Scholarship (2000-2001)
My Erdős number is 3 (Paul Erdős -> Jogesh Babu -> Fionn Murtagh -> Hüseyin Hacıhabiboğlu)

Work / Research Experience

Jan. 2012 - present Assistant Professor, METU II
Jan. 2011 - Jan. 2012 Lecturer and TUBITAK Research Fellow, METU II
Feb. 2008 – Dec. 2010 Postdoctoral research associate, CDSPR, King’s College London, UK.
Jun. 2004 – Feb. 2008 Postdoctoral research fellow, Centre for Communication Systems Research (CCSR) , University of Surrey, UK
Sep. 2003 – May. 2004 Lab assistant, School of Computer Science, Queen’s University Belfast, UK
Jan. 2003 – Jan. 2004 Website designer and webmaster, Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC), Queen’s University Belfast, UK
Sep 1999 – Sep 2000 Part-time project assistant, VLSI Design Group, TUBITAK-BILTEN Institute, Ankara, Turkey