Hilmi Berk Celikoglu is a full Professor specialized in Traffic Flow Theories and Transportation Network Modeling at the Technical University of Istanbul (ITU) Department of Civil Engineering and the head of the ITU ITS Research Lab since 2014. He received B.Sc. (2000), M.Sc. (2002), and Ph.D. (2006) degrees from ITU, where he has been with since 2002. He was a Visiting Professor at PennState Department of Computer Science & Maths, Harrisburg between 2014-2015.
Dr. Celikoglu has been involved in several national and international scientific and technical projects, funded by TUBITAK and EU COST, in addition to his ongoing research on dynamic network management, transportation network modeling and optimization, traffic flow control and simulation, ITS, and railway engineering on which he has been teaching and has authored over 70 papers in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings.
Dr. Celikoglu has served in several capacities as a chair for IEEE ITSC series, for which he has been an Associate Editor since 2011. He served as the General Chair of the 19th EURO Working Group on Transportation Meeting 2016. He has been on the Editorial Board of the Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, and is an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems and IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine. He has contributed as an Editor to special issues at journals IEEE ITS Magazine, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, and Accident Analysis & Prevention.
Dr. Celikoglu is a Member of the IFAC TC 7.4. Transportation Systems, and a Senior Member of the IEEE.