Sabanci University Computer Graphics Laboratory is founded in February 2004. Currently the laboratory consists of five PhD, three Masters students and two faculty members. The lab is awarded with several TUBITAK (Turkish NSF), corporate research projects and Sabanci University internal grants. CGL has close research and teaching collaboration with international companies: Turk Telekom, IBM and Intel.
Our research activities are focused on two areas:
- Augmented Reality
- Information Visualization and Visual Analytics
- Information Theory and Graphics
- Crowd Animation
In addition we are pursuing research and educational activities in collaboration with visual/sound designers, leading to presentations at international conferences (SIGGRAPH, Creativity and Cognition).
In each research domain we are directing funded research projects with national and international partners. These projects are in medical, cultural heritage and entertainment application areas.
CGL organizes a game competition among the undergraduate “Computer Graphics” class students, where they present their projects to of a Jury consisting of major companies from graphics domain. The competition also serves as a networking event for company executives and students to improve the local graphics community.