Ali Sekmen

Dr. Ali Sekmen joined TSU in 1998 as a research associate. He holds two Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics, both from Vanderbilt University. He is a full professor of Computer Science and serves as the Computer Science Department Chair since 2010. He also serves as the Chair of the Department Chairs Council at TSU and he is the Director of the Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory.  Dr. Sekmen has published over 50 articles in approximation theory, machine learning, high-dimensional data analysis, and robotics. He has been actively involved in funded research from NSF, NASA, AFRL, ARL, USDA, and Department of Defense. He attracted about $1.8M research grants as Principle Investigator in the last 5 years.