Alper Yilmaz named Ohio State Innovator of the Year

Posted: October 30, 2020
Alper Yilmaz, PhD
Alper Yilmaz

Alper Yilmaz, Professor of Geo-Informatics in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering (CEGE), was recognized by the Ohio State community for his research in wireless geolocation technology. Dr. Yilmaz was named the 2020 Innovator of the Year by the the Office of Research and the Corporate Engagement Office in a surprise Zoom meeting announcement attended by Ohio State President Kristina M. Johnson, Senior Vice President for Research Morley O. Stone, Vice President for Economic and Corporate Engagement Scott Osborne, David B. Williams, Dean of the College of Engineering, as well as Yilmaz's colleagues in CEGE.

Read more about Dr. Yilmaz's cutting-edge research and the the Innovator of the Year program, which recognizes Ohio State faculty, post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students working to promote commercialization of university intellectual property.

Watch Dr. Yilmaz discuss his team's work on an autonomous navigation framework without the requirement of infrastructure.



Category: Research