Senior Artificial Intelligence Researcher
Institute for Creative Technologies
Volkan Ustun is an artificial intelligence researcher in the Cognitive Architecture group at ICT. His general research interests are computational cognitive models and simulation. He is currently involved in the various aspects of the development of the Sigma cognitive architecture.
Volkan has B.S. and M.S. degrees from METU, Turkey and a Ph.D. degree from Auburn University in industrial and systems engineering. Papers out of his Ph.D. research are recipients of The Gene Newman Award of Excellence in Modeling and Simulation Research and the Winter Simulation Conference I-Sim/ACM-SIGSIM Best Computer Science Focused Student Paper Award. He is also been selected as the Most Outstanding Graduate International Student at Auburn University.