Dr. Ziya Arnavut

Dr. Ziya Arnavut

Dr. Ziya Arnavut


Houghton Hall 220 Houghton Hall

(716) 673-3864

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Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Dr. Arnavut has been teaching at the Computer and Information Sciences Department since 1997. He served as the chair of CIS department from August 15, 2015, to May 15, 2019.

Office Hours

Monday: 8-10
Wednesday: 8-10
Friday: 8-10
by appointment

Teaching Interests

Computer Science courses such as Operating Systems, Digital Image Processing, Data Structures, Algorithms and Programming courses.

Research Interests

Data Compression, Image Processing, Multimedia applications, Algorithms.

Awards and Honors

  • Erasmus +, Anadolu University (2017).

Current Research

  • Concurrent Encryption and Ecompression
  • Lossless Compression of Color Images with Hierarchical Prediction, CALIC, JPEG 2000, and Inversion Coding

Professional Membership

  • The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Association of Computing Machinary
  • IEEE Computer Society

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Programs

  • "Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics Scholarships (CSMAPS) ," N/A (2018).
  • "Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics Scholarships (CSMAPS) ," N/A (2017).
  • "Video Compression," N/A (2019).

Intellectual Contributions

  • "Near-lossless Image Compression with Parity Reduction," IEEE Xplore (2020).
  • "Technique for lossless compression of color images based on hierarchical prediction, inversion, and context adaptive coding," Journal of Electronic Imaging (2019).

Media Contributions

  • Campus Report (2020).
  • Observer Today (2019).
  • Observer Today (2018).


  • "Concurrent Encryption and Lossless Compression using Inversion Ranks," IEEE Data Compression Conference (2022).
  • "Burrows-Wheeler Transformation for Medical Image Compression," 2020 11th IEEE Annual Information Technology, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference (IEMCON) (2020).
  • "Investigation of row and column permutations for lossless compression.," HONET 2016 (2016).