Pelin Kurtay

Pelin Kurtay wears a striped cardigan, white blouse, and glasses in her faculty profile at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Titles and Organizations

Professor and Associate Chair

Contact Information

Phone: 703-993-7606
Campus: Fairfax
Building: Nguyen Engineering Building
Room 3103
Mail Stop: 1G5


Pelin Kurtay earned her PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from George Mason University. She is associate chair of the department and heads the undergraduate curriculum development efforts and other departmental initiatives. She is the recipient of the 2015 Teacher of Distinction Award at George Mason University for exceptional teaching and commitment to teaching-related activities in electrical and computer engineering and Information technology. She is a senior member of the IEEE.


2013 - 2015 : Attracting, Retaining, and Advancing Women in Undergraduate Computing. Funded by Steven Institute of Technology.


  • PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, George Mason University