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Üsküdar academicians were at the 55th National Psychiatry Congress




Üsküdar University Founding President Prof. Nevzat Tarhan has chaired the panel discussion titled "Computational Psychiatry" at the 55th International Psychiatry Congress organized by Psychiatric Association of Turkey.

Üsküdar University Faculty of Medicine Mental Health and Diseases Department Head, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (English) Assoc. Prof. Gökben Hızlı Sayar, Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences Department Head of Software Engineering as well as Computer Engineering Assoc. Prof. Türker Tekin Ergüzel and Vocational School of Health Sciences Director Assoc. Prof. Hüseyin Ozan Tekin attended the panel as speakers.

Üsküdar University Founding President Prof. Nevzat Tarhan chaired the panel held at Pullman Hotel. Prof. Tarhan gave a presentation on “Computational Psychiatry”. Assoc. Prof. Gökben Hızlı Sayar made a presentation on “Use of Entropy in Psychiatry”. Assoc. Prof. Türker Tekin Ergüzel delivered a presentation on “Predictive Models in Psychiatry” and Assoc. Prof. Hüseyin Ozan Tekin made a presentation titled “Monte Carlo Method and In Silico Place of Studies in Psychiatry”.

Prof. Tarhan informed on Blue Brain Project 

Prof. Nevzat Tarhan shared the development on the Blue Brain Project which is the world's first digital brain studies and also remarked the purpose of the Blue Brain Project. Prof. Tarhan said, “Henry Markram, who heads the Blue Brain Project, which is known as the world's first digital brain work, has already made a similar brain to a mouse’s. He clarified In his speech at a conference held in Oxford, England that a synthetic human brain could be used especially in the treatment of mental diseases The Blue Brain Project aims to apply the reverse engineering technique to the brain of mammals.”

Prof. Tarhan touched upon the importance of industry 4.0

Prof. Tarhan said that we should not miss Industry 4.0. He continued as, “The industry, spoken since 2010, will feature autonomous robots, simulations, augmented reality applications, working robots and many more technologies that will be realized through the Internet of 4.0 objects. Robots will replace manpower, and human-needed areas will gradually diminish.”

The program ended after taking family photos.



Üsküdar News Agency (ÜNA)