Ozgur Izmirli is an associate professor of computer science and director of the Ammerman Center for Arts & Technology at Connecticut College. He has been involved with the Ammerman Center since he joined the College in 1998, serving as director since 2008. The interdisciplinary center offers a certificate program and brings together faculty, students, researchers and artists to explore the role of technology over the entire spectrum of the arts.
Izmirli teaches courses in multimedia, sound processing, computer architecture and web technologies. He structures his courses with a balance of theory and practice while encouraging creative approaches and emphasizing problem solving. Izmirli’s research interests combine music, computer science and electrical engineering, and he has authored more than 50 publications. He completed a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. at Middle East Technical University, and research at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics, Stanford University.