Leo F. Isikdogan, PhD
Researcher • Engineer • Artist
Sr. Machine Learning Research Engineer at Apple Inc.
Cupertino, CA

About Me

I work as a Research Engineer at Apple. Previously, I worked for Intel Corporation and Motorola/Lenovo.
I received my PhD from The University of Texas at Austin, where I worked with Alan Bovik and Paola Passalacqua.
I make educational videos on machine learning, computer vision, and image processing on my YouTube channel (20K+ subscribers 🙌).
I use artificial intelligence and creative algorithms to create art.


Leo Isikdogan is an interdisciplinary researcher, engineer, and artist based in California. His practice spans a broad range of disciplines, including machine learning, computer vision, image processing, computational photography, remote sensing, and virtual reality. He holds a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.

Isikdogan uses artificial intelligence to create art as well as to solve practical problems. In his artistic practice, he uses code as a medium to express his artistic vision. In his engineering practice, he builds efficient machine learning and image processing systems for consumer electronics. Isikdogan worked for Motorola/Lenovo and Intel, and is currently a Research Engineer at Apple.