General Information

Biography

I have Bachelor's, Master's and PhD degrees in Computer Engineering and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. Currently, I am pursuing a second Master's degree in Integrated Water Management.

My professional research interests are Machine Learning, Internet of Things (IoT), Web Applications, Databases, Optimization, Image Processing, Computer Vision and Water Engineering.

Currently, I work as a full-time Assistant Professor at Kayseri University (Turkey), Department of Computer Technology. Also, I work as the Managing Partner / Technical Manager of Envest Energy and Water Technologies Ltd. (Turkey).

I have over 15 years of academic experience at Erciyes University (Turkey), Kayseri University (Turkey) and the University of Tennessee in Knoxville (USA)

Also, I have nearly 10 years of industry experience at various smart automation companies in Turkey such as Envest Energy, Focus Information Technology, Computer & Robotics Corobo.

Until now, I've published 12 journal articles (10 of them are indexed in SCI-E) and 29 conference papers (11 of which were presented at international events). According to Google Scholar; I received over 500 citations to my publications and my h-index was calculated as 8.

I have successfully completed many academic and industrial projects so far. Among our latest products developed at Envest are smart water management software and energy efficient IoT devices for pump control and non-revenue water (NRW) reduction.

Institutional Information

Unit
Teknik Bilimler Meslek Yüksekokulu
Department
Bilgisayar Teknolojileri Bölümü
Program
Bilgisayar Programcılığı Pr.

Contact

Email
rifatkurban@kayseri.edu.tr
Other Email
rifatkurban@gmail.com
Web Page
https://avesis.kayseri.edu.tr/rifatkurban
Office Phone
+90 352 504 3838 Extension: 41104
Office
Teknik Bilimler Meslek Yüksek Okulu 4. Kat No:432