Research Activities

Conference Organization and Membership

  • General chair of International Conference on Emerging Wireless Communications and Networking (EWCN), Erbil, Iraq (6-8 April 2015).

  • TPC (Technical Program Committee) member of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2012, 2014 and 2015).
  • TPC in the 1st International Workshop on the Emerging Future Internet and Network Security (EFINS 2014), Beijing, China on 24-26 September, 2014 in conjunction with the 13th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (IEEE TrustCom-2014).
  • Coordinator of Urabn Life and Mobility summer school for Citizen Safety activity, Sophia-Antipolic, 29 June-12 July 2014.
  • TPC member in IEEE International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo (ICCVE 2013 and 2014).
  • TPC (Technical Program Committee) , 27ème Congrès DNAC Réseaux Virtuels et Cloud Open Flow, SDN, Virtualisation, Securité, Energie, Paris,     2013 and 2014.
  • Organizer of  the summer school: Citizen Safety in the City, Trento 4-6 September 2013.
  • Publication chair, MED-HOC-NET 2013 : Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop 2013.
  • TPC (Technical Program Committe) member of the  26ème édition du congrès DNAC, De Nouvelles Architectures pour les Communications, 05-07 décembre 2012, Paris.  
  • TPC (Technical Program Committee) member of the 8th IEEE Broadband Wireless Access Workshop, co-located with IEEE GLOBECOM 2012 and 2013.
  • TPC (Technical Program Committee) member of International Conference on Advanced Infocom Technology 2012.
  •  TPC (Technical Program Committee) member of IEEE International Conference on Wireless and optical  communications networks, WOCN 2011.
  • TPC (Technical Program Committee) of the Fifth International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies (UBICOMM 2011 and 2012).
  • TPC (Technical Program Committee) of 2nd International Workshop on Recent Advances in Broadband Access networks, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
  • Co-chair of the first Workshop on Broadband Wireless Network Communications Performance BWNCP 2009 in conjunction with the 28th IEEE International Performance Computing and  Communications Conference IPCCC, December 2009.

Research Project

  • Participation in Scientific Research Projects Coordination Union of Istanbul University, International Research Projects (IRP), Project Title: Resource Allocation Algorithm for Next Generation Networks, Project Number: 40470. Duration: March 17, 2014-2016.
  • Citizen Safety activity leader,in Urban Life Mobility action line, EIT Ict labs, 2014.
  • Participation in a bilateral project between France and Japan, co-funded by JSPS and MAEE (PHC Sakura program, ECO-HETNET : "Cross-Layer Protocol Design For Eco-Friendly Heterogeneous Wireless networks" 2012-2014.
  • Participation in Network of Excellence in Wireless COMmunications (NEWCON) project, 2012-2015.
  • Scientific leader of Safety in the City Activity in the Digital Cities of the Future Action Line, EIT ICT lab 2013.
  • French Management Committee subtitute in Information and Communication Technologies COST Action IC0906-- Wireless Networking for Moving Objects (WiNeMO), 2010-2014.
  • Participation in Spectrum Opportunistic Access in a Public Safety network (SOAPS) Project, 2011-2015.
  • Participation in Personal safety in the city activity, Digital cities of the future, ICT Lab 2011.
  • Participation in Situated Ubiquitous Network (SUN) project, 2007-2010.
  • Participation in Service Ubiquity in Mobile and Wireless Realm (SUMO) project, 2006-2009.

Supervision of PhD Students

  • Meriem Abid. Autonomic Piloting for Mobility Management in Heterogenous Wireless Netwoks, Co-supervision with Professor Guy Pujolle, University Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris, France. Defense date: 23/9/2011.
  • Mauricio Iturralde. Resource Allocation in LTE Networks, Co-supervsion with Professor André-Luc Beylot in IRIT/ENSEEIHT and Professor Anne Wei in CNAM of Paris. Date of defense: 2/10/2012.
  • Reben Kurda. Interference Coordination in LTE-advanced Femtocell Networks. Co-supervision with Lila Boukhatem. University Paris Sud 11. Expected date of defense: 2014.

Postdoctoral Fellow Supervision

  • Mauricio Iturralde, Resource Allocation in LTE Uplink in  Multicellular Scenario, co-supervision with Steven Martin, September 2012- September 2013.
  • Yang Kai, Energy Consumpton in LTE networks, co-supervision with Steven Martin, September 2013- September 2014.

Research Visiting

  • I was a visiting researcher during three weeks  in  Short-Term Scientific Missions accorded by COST- WiNeMO (Wireless Networking for Moving Objects) at Information Engineering Department of the University of Siena, Italy.  I worked mainly with Professor Giovanni Giambene on resource allocation issue in LTE networks.