Tahsin M. Kurc

Tahsin M. Kurc
Visiting Associate Professor, BMI

Department of Biomedical Informatics
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794

Email: 
tahsin.kurc [at] stonybrook.edu

Interests

Biomedical Informatics, Imaging Informatics, Clinical & Translational Research Informatics and High-End Computing.

Biography

Tahsin Kurc received his Ph.D. in computer science from Bilkent University, Turkey, in 1997 and his B.S. in electrical and electronics engineering from Middle East Technical University, Turkey, in 1989. He was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Maryland from 1997 to 2000. Before coming to Emory, he was a Research Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Informatics Department at the Ohio State University. Dr. Kurc holds an appointment as Associate Professor with the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Emory University School of Medicine.

Research

Tahsin Kurc's research areas include high-performance data-intensive computing, runtime systems for efficient storage and processing of very large scientific datasets, domain decomposition methods for unstructured domains, parallel algorithms for scientific and engineering applications, and scientific visualization on high-performance machines.