Dr. Ahmet Artu Yildirim

Postdoctoral Research Associate

CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Ahmet A. Yildirim received his B.S. degree in industrial engineering and his M.S. degree in computer engineering from Cankaya University, Turkey in 2003 and 2011, respectively. Then he obtained Ph.D. degree from Utah State University in computer science in 2015. Ahmet worked as a lead software engineer in Polar Technologies in Turkey, and as a software development engineer in Amazon Web Services in 2015. Ahmet is currently working as a postdoctoral research associate in the CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies. His research interests include parallel and distributed algorithms, cloud computing, big data analysis and data mining.

Contact Information

National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)

1205 W. Clark St. Room# 3101

Urbana, IL 61801

E-Mail: ayild at illinois.edu