Orhan Eroglu

Software Engineer III - Group Head
National Center for Atmospheric Research

Orhan Eroglu works at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, CO as a Software Engineer III, leading the Geoscience Community Analysis Toolkit (GeoCAT) group. He manages the GeoCAT team's several research and development projects in the scientific Python ecosystem, ensuring the implementations are scalable and compatible with the Pangeo ecosystem as well as the community is involved throughout the project lifecycle with the help of an open development approach. UXarray (Project Raijin), GeoCAT-comp, GeoCAT-examples, and GeoCAT-viz are some the GeoCAT efforts. Orhan received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in computer engineering from Bogazici University in 2009 and Turkish Air Force Academy in 2013, respectively, in Istanbul, Turkey. He worked as a senior researcher and software engineer in The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Informatics And Information Security Research Center (BILGEM) between 2009 and 2016. He received a Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Mississippi State University, USA in 2019, with his dissertation of machine learning-aided information retrieval from satellite observatory.