Mr. ISMAIL RAKIP KARAS
Faculty of Engineering, Computer Engineering Department
smail Rakip Karas is a Professor of Computer Engineering Department and Head of 3D-GeoInformatics Research Group at Karabuk University, Turkey. He received his BSc degree from Selcuk University, MSc degree from Gebze Institute of Technology, and PhD degree from GIS and Remote Sensing program of Yildiz Technical University, in 1997, 2001 and 2007 respectively, three of them from Geomatics Engineering Department. In 2002, he involved in a GIS project as a Graduate Student Intern at Forest Engineering Department, Oregon State University, USA. During the summer of 2014, and summer of 2010 he was a Visiting Researcher in 3D GIS Research Lab, Faculty of Geoinformation Science and Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Between 2000-2009, he was a Research Assistant at Geomatics Engineering Department of Gebze Institute of Technology. Since 2009, he has been in Karabuk University and taught undergraduate and graduate classes in Geoinformation and Computer Sciences.
He has also carried out administrative duties such as Head of Computer Science Division of Department, Director of Safranbolu Vocational School of Karabuk University. Currently, he is the Dean of Safranbolu Fine Art and Design Faculty in same university. Dr. Ismail Rakip Karas is the author of more than a hundred international and Turkish publications and papers on various areas of Geoinformation Science. He is in the editorial board of “International Journal of Geo-Spatial Knowledge and Intelligence”, “American Journal of Geographic Information System”, and some others. Also reviewer of some international journals such as Sensors, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, and International Journal of Environmental Research. He has involved in several projects and been supervisor and examiner of many Msc and PhD students.