UMC Utrecht Brain Center
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery
University Medical Center Utrecht
Str 4.117
PO Box 85060, 3508 AB Utrecht
The Netherlands

Contact Information

Email: i.kiremitci @

Research Interests

  • Brain-Computer Interface
  • ECoG
  • Encoding/Decoding models
  • fMRI
  • Machine Learning
  • Neurolinguistics
  • Speech decoding

Ibrahim Kiremitci





Ibrahim Kiremitci has a BSc degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bilkent University, Turkey (2009) and MSc degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA (2011). After working in the industry as an R&D engineer and software developer, he decided to return to the academia, and he obtained his PhD degree in Neuroscience from Bilkent University in 2021. After graduation, he joined the BCI Group at the UMC Utrecht as a postdoc researcher.

His main interests are Computational Neuroscience, Neurolinguistics and BCI. More specifically, he has a keen interest in encoding/decoding models and speech decoding using different modalities including fMRI and ECoG.

Key Publications

  • 2021
    Attentional modulation of hierarchical speech representations in a multitalker environment
    Cerebral Cortex
  • 2021
    Cortical networks of dynamic scene category representation in the human brain