Ahmet S. Ozcan is the manager of the Machine Intelligence group at the IBM Almaden Research Center in California. He received his PhD in Physics from Boston University and joined IBM in 2006. He had worked in IBM’s Microelectronics division and contributed to the development of several CMOS technology nodes, which were commercialized in IBM P and Z server products and in mobile devices through JDA partnerships.
In 2015, after an assignment in France on FDSOI technology development, Ahmet took a big interest in brain-inspired computing and moved to Silicon Valley. He and his team work on developing new algorithms guided by neuroscience and cognitive psychology. An IBM Master Inventor, Ahmet has authored and co-authored more than 40 peer-reviewed articles, holds over 45 patents and over 50 pending patent applications.
Outside the lab, Ahmet enjoys photography and music.