Dr. Eryaman was born in 1982, in Izmir, Turkey. He received his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Bilkent University, Turkey, in 2003. Following the graduation, he joined the National Magnetic Resonance Research Center (UMRAM) in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Bilkent University, where he earned his MSc (2007) and PhD (2011) degrees. He continued his research at the Research Lab of Electronics at MIT and Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at MGH (2011-2014). He has been working in the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR) at University of Minnesota as a researcher since 2014. He has published journal and conference papers as well as patents on various problems related to magnetic resonance imaging. He is a recipient of “Madrid-MIT M+Vision Fellowship” (2011), “Serhat Ozyar Honour Award” (2012) and “National Institute of Health, Pathway to Independence Award” (2016).
Dr. Eryaman is also passionate about music. He has been performing acoustic guitar music publicly for 15 years in both casual and concert settings. He studied classical guitar repertoire with Turkish guitarists Ismet Ertas and Ozgur Arica. He then focused on developing his own musical taste and style, and started to arrange songs from different musical genre. Upon arrival in Minnesota he co-founded the progressive Turkish-Balkan music band “On the Way To Uskudar”. He is a “McKnight Musician Fellowship” finalist (2016, Minnesota).