Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience

  1. [07/2021] - [Present]: Department Chair, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, TED University, Ankara, Turkey.

  2. [03/2021] - [Present]: Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, TED University, Ankara, Turkey.

  3. [09/2016] - [03/2021]: Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, TED University, Ankara, Turkey.

  4. [12/2015] - [08/2016]: Avionics Design Engineer, Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), Ankara, Turkey.

  5. [10/2010] - [11/2015]: Senior Network Engineer, Turk Telekom, Ankara, Turkey.

Education

  1. [01/2014] - [04/2016]: Ph.D., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey.

  2. [09/2011] - [08/2013]: M.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey.

  3. [08/2005] - [08/2009]: B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.

Professional Activities

Seminars/Given Talks

  1. Yildiz, H. U. (2019, October 24). Prolonging the Lifetime of Underwater Sensor Networks Under Sinkhole Attacks. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. Hosted by Prof. Ian F. Akyildiz.

  2. Yildiz, H. U. (2019, April 25). Maximization of Underwater Sensor Networks Lifetime via Fountain Codes. Next Generation Communication Techniques and Applications (Special Session), 27th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU), Sivas, Turkey.

  3. Yildiz, H. U. (2019, February 19). Maximization of Underwater Sensor Networks Lifetime via Fountain Codes. ASELSAN Information and Communication Technologies Workshop, Ankara, Turkey.

  4. Yildiz, H. U. (2016, November 14). Optimal Transmission Power Level Sets for Lifetime Maximization in Wireless Sensor Networks. ASELSAN Information and Communication Technologies Workshop, Ankara, Turkey.

  5. Yildiz, H. U. (2014, December 03). The Impact of Random Power Assignment in Handshaking on Wireless Sensor Network Lifetime. The University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA. Hosted by Prof. Murat Torlak.

  6. Yildiz, H. U. (2014, February 11). Transmission Power Control for Link–Level Handshaking in Wireless Sensor Networks. University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA. Hosted by Prof. Wendi Heinzelman.

  7. Yildiz, H. U. (2014, February 07). Transmission Power Control for Link–Level Handshaking in Wireless Sensor Networks. University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA. Hosted by Prof. Tommaso Melodia.

  8. Yildiz, H. U. (2014, February 05). A Seminar on Wireless Sensor Networks, Network Optimization, and Mathematical Programming. Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Hosted by Prof. Halim Yanikomeroglu.

  9. Yildiz, H. U. (2014, January 23). Transmission Power Control for Link–Level Handshaking in Wireless Sensor Networks. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Hosted by Prof. Bhaskar Krishnamachari.

  10. Yildiz, H. U. (2014, January 22). Transmission Power Control for Link–Level Handshaking in Wireless Sensor Networks. University of California, Irvine, CA, USA. Hosted by Prof. Ender Ayanoglu.

Session Charing

  1. “PHY-II: Physical Layer Communications-II” – 2021 IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking (BlackSeaCom),

  2. “Underwater Networking” – 2019 14th Int. Conf. on Underwater Netw. & Systems (WUWNet’19),

  3. “Communication Networks II” – 2018 26th Signal Proc. and Commun. Appl. Conference (SIU),

  4. “Sensor Network, Method & Evaluation” – IEEE SENSORS 2016,

  5. “Management of Emerging Networks” – 2014 IEEE Global Commun. Conference (GLOBECOM) Workshop on Management of Emerging Networks.

TPC Memberships

  1. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’18, ICC’19, ICC’20, ICC’21, ICC’22),

  2. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’19, WCNC’21, WCNC’22),

  3. Int. Conf. on Innov. and Intel. for Inform., Comput., and Technol. (3ICT’19, 3ICT’20),

  4. Int. Conf. on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2020, CNSM 2021),

  5. 2nd IEEE Middle East and North Africa Communications Conference (MENACOMM’19),

  6. 14th International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems (WUWNet’19, WUWNet21),

  7. 2018 IEEE 87th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2018-Spring),

  8. 2018 IEEE Int. Conf. on Comput. Commun. (INFOCOM’18) Workshop on Wirel. Commun. and Netw. in Extreme Environments,

  9. IEEE SENSORS 2017.

Reviewer

  1. Ad Hoc Networks,

  2. Computer Communications,

  3. Computer Networks,

  4. IEEE Access,

  5. IEEE Communication Letters,

  6. IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials,

  7. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’16–ICC’20),

  8. IEEE Int. Conf. on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Commun. (WiMob 2016),

  9. IEEE Int. Symp. on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Commun. (PIMRC 2017),

  10. IEEE Internet of Things Journal,

  11. IEEE SENSORS (2017, 2018),

  12. IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium (SAS 2016),

  13. IEEE Sensors Journal,

  14. IEEE Systems Journal,

  15. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’18–WCNC’20),

  16. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics,

  17. IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking,

  18. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics,

  19. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics,

  20. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing,

  21. IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management,

  22. IEEE Wireless Communications Letters,

  23. IEEE Wireless Days 2017,

  24. Optical Switching and Networking,

  25. Physical Communication.

Awards

  1. The best paper award (3rd place), Utilization of Multi–Sink Architectures for Lifetime Maximization in Underwater Sensor Networks, 2019 2nd IEEE Middle East & North Africa Communications Conference (IEEE MENACOMM’19), Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.

Memberships

Students

Ph.D. Students

  1. Cobanlar, M. (Ongoing). Examination of the Relationship Between the k-Connectivity and Network Lifetime in Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks (Co-advisor, Ph.D. dissertation, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey).

M.S. Students

  1. Un, B. E. (Ongoing). Investigation of the Effects of Critical Nodes on the Lifetime of Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks Using Private Key Encryption via a Unique Optimization Framework (Co-advisor, Master’s thesis, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey).

  2. Aydin, C. (2021). Number Of Depleted Nodes Based Network Lifetime Maximization In Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks (Co-advisor, Master’s thesis, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey).

  3. Ozmen, A. (2021). Modeling and Exploring Eavesdropping Risk Minimization and Network Lifetime Maximization Trade-Offs in Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks Using a Mixed Integer Programming Approach (Co-advisor, Master’s thesis, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey).

  4. Karakurt, Y. (2018). Eavesdropping Potential in Wireless Sensor Networks and Modeling and Analysis of Network Life Time Recovery (Co-advisor, Master’s thesis, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey).

  5. Tantur, C. (2017). Optimal Transmission Power Level Sets for Lifetime Maximization in Wireless Sensor Networks (Co-advisor, Master’s thesis, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey).