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Hasan Ayaz

Hasan Ayaz, PhD

Associate Research Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Office: Monell 101
Phone: 215.571.3709
Website: CONQUER Collaborative


  • PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University, 2010
  • MS in Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University, 2005
  • BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Türkiye, 2003

Research Interests

Neuroergonomics, Functional Neuroimaging, Biomedical Signal Processing, Neuroengineering, Functional Near Infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), EEG, Brain Computer Interfaces (BCI)


Hasan Ayaz, PhD is an Associate Research Professor at Drexel University, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Philadelphia, PA and a member of the Cognitive Neuroengineering and Quantitative Experimental Research Collaborative. He received his BSc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Türkiye with high honors and MSc. and PhD degrees from Drexel University where he developed enabling software for functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy based brain monitoring and FDA approved medical devices. His research interests include neuroengineering in human computer interaction and neuroergonomics, as well as clinical and field applications of optical brain imaging.

Dr. Ayaz's journal editor and reviewer posts include associate editor for the International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, as well as review and guest associate editor for Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. He is also a reviewer for a range of journals, including Behavioral Brain Research, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Entertainment Computing, International Journal of Psychophysiology, Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy, Journal of Neuroengineering, Journal of Neuroscience Methods, Microvascular Research, Neuroscience Letters, NeuroImage: Clinical, NeuroImage, and PLOS One.

More information can be found at Google Scholar, Frontiers Loop, ResearchGate, Pubmed, Publons, Scopus, and Orcid.