Ilker Hacihaliloglu

Degrees / Credentials



Associate Professor, Department of Radiology and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UBC


Full Member

Dr. Hacihaliloglu obtained his B.Sc.(2001) and M.Sc. (2004) from Istanbul Technical University (Turkey) and his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia (2010). He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Vancouver General Hospital and the Center for Hip Health and Mobility between 2010-2013. From 2014 till 2021 he was a faculty member at Rutgers University (NJ, USA) in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and an Adjunct faculty member in the Department of Radiology.

Contact Info

Mailing Address
1081 Burrard Street Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6

Research Information

Dr. Ilker Hacihaliloglu’s research is aimed at developing innovative machine learning methods for processing various medical image data. A core mission of his research is to drive innovation in artificial intelligence (AI) towards industrial and clinical services and products. With a long-standing track record of working collaboratively with clinicians, his research aims to diminish the gap between exploratory engineering research and clinical research and bring technologies from bench-to-bed-side.


  • Artificial intelligence
  • machine learning
  • ultrasound imaging
  • image-guided surgery
  • computer-aided diagnostics
  • orthopedic surgery
  • neurosurgery
  • traumatic brain injury
  • brain health
  • liver and lung disease
  • endometriosis