Dr. Yılmaz is Professor of GeoInformatics with appointments in Civil Engineering, and Computer Science and Engineering Departments at the Ohio State University.
He is a senior member of IEEE and an active member of ASPRS, ISPRS and IAPR professional societies. Dr. Yılmaz is currently chairing the ISPRS Working Group 5 of
Technical Commission II on Dynamic Scene Understanding. He is serving as Editor-In-Chief for the Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing Journal.
He has served as Associate Editor for the Computer Vision and Image Understanding Journal between 2014 and 2016 and the Machine Vision and Applications Journal
between 2006 and 2011. Dr. Yılmaz has organized a number of conferences on Photogrammetry and Computer Vision fields. Dr. Yılmaz’s research has received over
$9.5M in extramural funding. Dr. Yılmaz has published over 120 journal and conference papers which received more than 9,000 citations. Among other honors,
he was awarded the Lumley Research Award (OSU) in 2012, and the Lumley Interdisciplinary Research Award (OSU) in 2015 and honorable mention for the
Masao Horiba Award (Japan) in 2016. He has advised 18 PhD students to completion who have found academic and industry positions in prominent institutions.