Kursat R. Mestav

Kursat Rasim Mestav

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University.

Advised by Prof. Lang Tong

Email: krm264 [at] cornell.edu


2016.08 - Present

2011.08 - 2016.07

Awards and Fellowships

  • 2018 Best paper award, IEEE PESGM, "State Estimation for Unobservable Distribution Systems via Deep Learning"
  • 2016 Irwin and Joan Jacobs Scholarship, Cornell University
  • 2011 Full Undergraduate Stipend, TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey)
  • 2011 Gold Medal in Mathematics, International Zhautykov Olympiad Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • 2011 Bronze Medal, International SilkRoad Mathematical Olympiad


Industrial and Academic Experience

  • 2018.11-2019.05, Visiting Researcher, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenborg, Sweden,
  • 2015.10-2016.05, Senior Project, Human Detection and Tracking with Multi-sensor, Bilkent University, Turkey
  • 2015.05-2012.08, Research Intern, GNSS CRPA Array Processing, Fraunhofer IIS Nurenberg, Germany

Teaching Experience

  • Spring 2018, Teaching Assistant for "Introduction to Probability and Inference for Random Signals and Systems" (ECE 3110), Cornell University
  • Fall 2017, Grader for "Machine Learning with Biomedical Data" (ECE 5970), Cornell University
  • Spring 2014, Teaching Assistant for "Calculus II" (Math 102), Bilkent University
  • Summer 2013, Teaching Assistant for "Algorithms and Programming I" (CS 101), Bilkent University


  • Prof. Lang Tong's group website, ACSP

Latest updated: 10/16/2019.