Murat Saraçlar

Picture of Murat Saraclar at Bogazici UniversityBoğaziçi University
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
34342 Bebek
İstanbul / TURKEY
Phone: +90 212 359 64 22
Fax: +90 212 287 24 65
firstname dot lastname (with a c instead of ç) at boun dot edu dot tr


I am serving on the editorial board of IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing as an associate editor (2012-2015).

Research assistantships are available within my TUBITAK Project on Semi-Supervised Discriminative Language Modeling. Please contact me for more information.

Check out the BUSIM Speech Group. Contact us for more info!


Jan 2005 - present Assistant Professor, Boğaziçi University, Dept of Electrical & Electronic Eng.
Sep 2000 - Jan 2005 Senior Technical Staff Member, AT&T Labs -- Research
Sep 1994 - Sep 2000 Teaching and Research Assistant, ECE Dept. and CLSP, Johns Hopkins University


1994 - 2000 Johns Hopkins University, CLSP and ECE Dept, Baltimore, MD, USA (PhD, MS)
1990 - 1994 Bilkent University, EE Dept, Ankara, Turkey (BS)
1989 - 1990 Big Sky High School, Missoula, MT, USA
1978 - 1989 TED Ankara College, Ankara, Turkey

Research interests

Speech and Language Processing
Large Vocabulary Automatic Speech Recognition: Acoustic, Pronunciation and Language Modeling
Statistical Natural Language Processing
Applications of Speech Recognition: Spoken Information Retrieval, Speech Understanding
Statistical and Information Theoretic Methods in Learning