Ali Ak

Ali is from Turkey and he received his B.Sc. in Mathematics from Bilkent University in 2014. He co-founded a start-up company, Verosis, to develop an immersive virtual reality platform. The company was designing a hemi-spherical projector screen, a wide angle lens (165+) for the projector and appropriate wide angle computer-generated video content.


Prototypes were designed and produced in two years, afterwards the company ran out of funds and he moved to industry to work temporarily. He worked at KaTron where they developed simulation devices for airport and emergency vehicles. Later, to have a research-oriented career, he studied for one year in Visual Computing at University of Nantes for his Master degree. During his Master’s he worked on JND-based image quality assessment models with deep learning.


As from September 2018, he has joined LS2N in University of Nantes within the framework of RealVision Innovative Training Network. He is focusing on developing perceptual tools that will be used for processing, compression and quality evaluation of light-field and volumetric imaging.

Link to Research Group at University of Nantes.

26 MAY 2019