Berkay Deniz Ilhan

PhD. Candidate

Email: bdeniz [at]

I am currently a second-year Ph.D. candidate in the Electrical and Systems Engineering Department at the University of Pennsylvania where I am affiliated with Kod*Lab which is a subsidiary of GRASP Laboratory.

I received my Electrical and Electronics Engineering degree in 2007, from Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey where I had been affiliated with the Intelligent Systems Laboratory from 2004 to 2007.

My main interest is to understand the basics of and design controllers for a robot which only uses its own sensory capabilities to comprehend its environment where it’s likely that the environment contains a group of robots who are trying to perform some cooperative task. I am also interested in the necessary and sufficient sensory data combination to accomplish such tasks.