I am a full professor of electrical engineering and information technology at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB).
I am head of chair of digital communication systems.

My area of research is information transfer. My main research interest is the characterization of fundamental limits for reliable and spectrally efficient communication. This website provides a finer look at the nature of my interests and contributions.

My official website at RUB is under construction.

Selected Publications / Short Bio / Awards-Honours

Selected Publications: (All publications can be found here.)

  • Two-way communication
Short Bio: 
Aydin Sezgin received the Dipl.-Ing. (M.S.) degree in communications engineering and the Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D.) degree in electrical engineering from the TFH Berlin in 2000 and the  TU  Berlin,  in  2005, respectively.
From 2001 to 2006, he was with the Heinrich-Hertz-Institut (HHI), Berlin.
From 2006 to 2008, he was a Post-doc and Lecturer at the Information Systems Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University.
From 2008 to 2009, he was a Post-doc at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California Irvine.
From 2009 2011, he was the Head of the Emmy-Noether-Research Group on Wireless Networks at the Ulm University.
In 2011, he was full professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at TU Darmstadt, Germany.
He is currently a full professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany.
His current research interests are in the area of information theory, communication theory, and signal processing with focus on applications to wireless communication systems.
He is currently serving as Editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications and Area Editor for Elsevier Journal of Electronics and Communications.


  • Conference paper[75] with A. Chaaban received the best poster award at the IEEE Comm. Theory Workshop 2011.
  • Conference paper [64]  is finalist in the student paper contest at the Asilomar Conference on SSC in 2010.
  • Nomination of journal paper [10]  for the IEEE Signal Processing Young author best paper award.
  • Recipient of the ITG-Förderpreis 2006, an award for outstanding dissertations in the area of information technology from the German Information Technology Society (ITG) .
  • Recipient of the ``Ehrenurkunde'' of the TFH Berlin 2000, an certificate for outstanding performance in the diploma examination.
  • Acceptance to the Siemens Student Program (now TOPAZ)  in 1998 (Support program for the development of additonal qualifications for highly dedicated and qualified interns and student trainees. Proposed by Siemens superior)
Last modified on 08/12/2011