Gurkan Kavuran is Assistant Professor in the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department at Malatya Turgut Özal University, Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences.

He received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Firat University in 2008 and Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from Inonu University in 2017.

His research interests pertain to robotics, fractional calculus, control theory and applications, modeling and simulation, signal processing and embedded systems.

Currently he is director of Smart Systems and Defense Technologies Laboratory (SSDT) and Deputy Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.