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IEEE Positions

  • IEEE Turkey Section Chair (December 2015 – …)
  • IEEE ComSoc Awards Committee Member (January 2016 – …)
  • IEEE 802.15.7r1 Short-Range Optical Wireless Communications Task Group Technical Editor (January 2015 – …)

Editorial Positions

  • Editor, IEEE Transactions on Communications (November 2011 – present)
  • Editor, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (October 2003 – March 2011 and May 2015 – present)
  • Editor, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (May 2011 – December 2015)
  • Editor, Wiley Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (December 2010 – December 2015)
  •  Editor, Wiley Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (July 2011 – July 2015)
  • Editor, IEEE Communications Letters (May 2004 – April 2012)
  • Guest Co-Editor, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications Special Issue on “Optical Wireless Communications”, December 2009 and September 2015
  • Guest Co-Editor, Wiley Journal on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Special Issue on “MIMO Communications”, October 2004

Executive Positions in Conferences

2016

  • Technical Programme Committee Co-Chair, IEEE Workshop on Optical Wireless Communication (co-located with the IEEE WCNC’16), Doha, Qatar, April 2016.

2015

2014

2013

  • Technical Programme Committee Co-Chair, IEEE Workshop on Optical Wireless Communication (co-located with the IEEE GLOBECOM’13), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, December 2013

2012

  • Technical Programme Committee Co-Chair, IEEE International Workshop on Optical Wireless Communications (IWOW), Pisa, Italy, October 2012
  • Tutorial Chair, IEEE 20th Signal Processing, Communication and Applications Conference (SIU’12), Mugla, Turkey, April 2012.

2011

  • Co-Chair of the Communication and Information Theory Symposium, International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), Istanbul, Turkey, July 2011
  • Tutorial Chair, IEEE Wireless Communication and Networks Conference (WCNC), Cancun, Mexico, March 2011

2008

  • Chair of the Communications and Networking Symposium, Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, May 2008
  • Co-Chair of the Communication Theory Track, International Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems (ICCCAS), , Xiamen, Fujian, China, May 2008
  • Co-Chair of the TPC sub-committee on Wireless System Architectures, Modeling, and Adaptive Signal Processing, IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RAWCON), Florida, USA, January 2008

2007

  • Co-Chair of the Communication Theory Symposium, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Glasgow, Scotland, UK, June 2007

2006

  • Co-Chair of the Data Processing Track, International Conference on Digital Telecommunications (ICDT), Côte d’Azur, France, August 2006

Technical Program Committee (TPC) Memberships

2016

  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Communication Theory Symposium, Washington DC, USA, December 2016
  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Optical Networks and Systems Symposium, Washington DC, USA, December 2016
  • IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Fundamentals and PHY Track, Valencia, Spain, September 2016
  • International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT), Thessaloniki, Greece, May 2016

2015

  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Communication Theory Symposium, San Diego, California, USA, December 2015
  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Optical Networks and Systems Symposium, San Diego, California, USA, December 2015
  • IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Wireless Broadband (ICUWB), Montreal, Canada, October 2015.
  • IEEE 82nd Vehicular Technology Conference, Cooperative Communications, Distributed MIMO and Relaying Track, Boston, USA, September 2015.
  • 3rd International Workshop on Optical Wireless LED Communication Networks, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, July 2015.
  • 1st IEEE Workshop on Visible Light Communications and Networking (VLCN), in conjunction with IEEE ICC’15, June 2015.
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Communication Theory Symposium, London, UK, June 2015

2014

  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Symposium on “Communication Theory”, Austin, Texas, USA, December 2014.
  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Symposium on  “Signal Processing”, Austin, Texas, USA, December 2014.
  • IEEE Workshop on Emerging Technologies for 5G Wireless Cellular Networks (co-located with GLOBECOM’14), Austin, Texas, USA, December 2014
  • IEEE Workshop on Optical Wireless Communications (co-located with GLOBECOM’14), Austin, Texas, USA, December 2014
  • 1st ACM Workshop on Visible Light Communication Systems, Maui, Hawai, September 2014.
  • IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Track on “Fundamentals and PHY”, Washington, DC, USA, September 2014.
  • IEEE International Workshop on Optical Wireless Communication (IWOW), Madeira, Portugal, September 2014.
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Symposium on “Communication Theory”, Sydney, Australia, June 2014.
  • IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Toronto, ON, Canada, May 2014.

2013

  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Symposium on “Communication Theory”, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, December 2013
  • International Workshop on Optical Wireless Communications (IWOW), Northumbria, UK, October 2013
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Symposium on “Communication Theory”, Budapest, Hungary, June 2013
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring), “Cooperative Communication, Distributed MIMO and Relaying” Track, Dresden, Germany, May 2013
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring), “Physical Layer Transmission Technologies” Track, Dresden, Germany, May 2013
  • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), “Physical Layer” Track, Shanghai, China, March 2013

2012

  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Symposium on “Communication Theory”, Anaheim, California, USA, December 2012
  • IEEE Workshop on Optical Wireless Communications (co-located with the IEEE GLOBECOM’12), Anaheim, California, USA, December 2012
  • International Workshop on Cognitive and Cooperative Wireless Communication Systems (co-located with the IEEE ICUMT’12), St. Petersburg, Russia, October 2012.
  • IEEE International Workshop on Optical Wireless Communications (co-located with the IEEE ICCC’12), Beijing, China, August 2012.
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Symposium on “Communication Theory”, Ottawa, Canada, June 2012
  • International Conference on Communications and Information Technology (ICCIT), “Wireless Communications and Signal Processing” Track,  June 2012
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring), “Transmission Technologies” Track, Yokohama, Japan, May 2012

2011

  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Symposium on “Communication Theory”, Houston, Texas, USA, December 2011
  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Symposium on “Wireless Commnunications”, Houston, Texas, USA, December 2011
  • IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Wide Area Cellular Communications Track, Toronto, Canada, September 2011
  • Cooperative and Cognitive Networks Workshop (co-located with the International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference), July 2011, İstanbul, Turkey.
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Symposium on “Communication Theory”, Kyoto, Japan, June 2011.
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Symposium on “Wireless Communications”, Kyoto, Japan, June 2011.
  • Canadian Workshop on Information Theory (CWIT), Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, May 2011
  • IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Communications and Networking Symposium, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, May 2011.
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring), “Transmission Technologies” Track, Budapest, Hungary, May 2011.

2010

  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Symposium on “Wireless Commnunications”, Miami, Florida, USA, December 2010
  • IEEE Workshop on Optical Wireless Communications (co-located with the IEEE GLOBECOM’10), Miami, Florida, USA, December 2010.
  • International Conference on ICT Convergence (ICTC), Jeju Island, Korea, November 2010.
  • IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Istanbul,Turkey, September 2010
  • IASTED International Conference on Wireless Communications, Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 2010
  • 25th Biennial Symposium on Communications, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, June 2010
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Symposium on “Communication Theory”, Cape Town, South Africa, May 2010.
  • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), “Physical Layer” Track, Sydney, Australia, April 2010.
  • International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT), “Wireless Commnunications” Track, Doha, Qatar, April 2010.

2009

  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Symposium on “Wireless Commnunications”, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, November 2009
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), “Transmission Technologies” Track, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, September 2009
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Symposium on “Communication Theory”, Dresden, Germany, June 2009
  • European Wireless Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, May 2009

2008

  • Symposium on Communication Technologies and Applications (HABTEKUS), Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, October 2008
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), “Transmission Technologies” Track, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, September 2008
  • International Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), Symposium on “MIMO Systems”, Crete, Greece, August 2008
  • European Wireless Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, June 2008.
  • 24th Biennial Symposium on Communications, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, June 2008
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Symposium on “Communication Theory”, Beijing, China, May 2008
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Symposium on “Wireless Communications”, Beijing, China, May 2008
  • IASTED International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications (WOC), Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, May 2008
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring), “Mobile/Wireless Networks and Systems” Track, Singapore, May 2008.
  • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), “Physical Layer” Track, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, March 2008

2007

  • IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication (ICSPC), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 2007
  • International Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), Symposium on “MIMO Systems”, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2007
  • IASTED International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications (WOC), Montreal, Canada, May 2007
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring), “Transmission Technologies” Track, Dublin, Ireland, April 2007
  • European Wireless Conference, Paris, France, April 2007
  • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Hong Kong, March 2007

2006

  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Symposium on “Signal Processing for Communications”, San Fransisco, California, USA, November 2006
  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Symposium on “Communication Theory”, San Fransisco, California, USA, November 2006
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications Systems (ICCS), Singapore, October 2006
  • International Conference on Communications and Networking in China (CHINACOM), October 2006
  • ACM Workshop on Wireless Multimedia Networking and Performance Modeling (WmuNeP), Málaga, Spain, October 2006
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), “Radio Access Techniques” Track, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 2006
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), “Transceiver Technologies” Track, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 2006
  • International Conference on Digital Telecommunications (ICDT), Côte d’Azur, France, August 2006
  • IASTED International Conference on Wireless Networks and Emerging Technologies (WNET), Banff, Canada, July 2006
  • International Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCCC), Symposium on “Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks”, Vancouver, Canada, July 2006.
  • International Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCCC), Symposium on “MIMO Systems”, Vancouver, Canada, July 2006.
  • 23rd Biennial Symposium on Communications, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, June 2006
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Symposium on “Wireless Communication”, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2006
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Spring), Melbourne, Australia, May 2006
  • European Wireless Conference, Athens, Greece, April 2006
  • IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RAWCON), San Diego, California, USA, January 2006

2005

  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Symposium on “Signal Processing for Communications”, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, December 2005
  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM), Symposium on “Communication Theory”, St. Louis, Missouri, December 2005
  • IEEE International Symposiom on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Berlin, Germany, September 2005
  • IEEE WirelessComm, Symposium on “MIMO Systems”, Maui, Hawaii, USA, June 2005
  • International Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems (ICCCAS), Symposium on “Communication Theory”, Hong Kong, China, May 2005
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Symposium on “Communication Theory”, Seoul, Korea, May 2005.
  • SPIE International Symposium on Noise and Fluctuations, Conference on “Noise in Communication Systems”, Austin, Texas, USA, May 2005
  • European Wireless Conference, Cyprus, April 2005

2004

  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), Los Angeles, California, USA, September 2004
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications Systems (ICCS), Singapore, September 2004
  • IEEE International Symposiom on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Barcelona, Spain, September 2004
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Symposium on “Wireless Communication”, Paris, France, June 2004
  • International Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems (ICCCAS), Symposium on “Communication Theory”, Chengdu, China, June 2004
  • European Wireless Conference Mobile and Wireless Systems beyond 3G, Barcelona, Spain, February 2004

2003

  • IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Symposium on “Advanced Signal Processing for Communication”, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, May 2003
  • IEEE International Symposiom on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Beijing, China, September 2003
  • Sixth Baiona Workshop on Signal Processing in Communications, Baiona, Spain, September 2003
  • IST Mobile and Wireless Communications Summit, Aveiro, Portugal, June 2003
  • European Personal Mobile Communications Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, April 2003

Session Chair

  • Session OWW I, Optical Wireless, International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), Cartagena, Spain, June 2013
  • Session PHY37, Wireless Optical Communications, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Paris, France, April 2012
  • Session WC33, Frequency Domain Equalization (FDE), IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Beijing, China, May 2008
  • Session WC21, Space-Time Coding I, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Beijing, China, May 2008
  • Session WA05, MIMO Communications II, Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, May 2008
  • Session 8C, Cooperative Diversity, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), Baltimore, Maryland, USA, September 2007
  • Session 3B, Multi User MIMO II, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), Baltimore, Maryland, USA, September 2007.
  • Session SP12, Signal Processing for Wireless Systems, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, November 2005
  • Session PHY49, Communication Theory I, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, March 2005
  • Session 3.2.4, MIMO IV, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), Los Angeles, California, USA, September 2004
  • Session 3.2.5, MIMO V, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), Los Angeles, California, USA, September 2004
  • Session 3.2.6, MIMO VI, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), Los Angeles, California, USA, September 2004
  • Session 2.1.1, Multi-Carrier Modulation I, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), Los Angeles, California, USA, September 2004
  • Session 2.1.2, Multi-Carrier Modulation II, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), Los Angeles, California, USA, September 2004
  • Session 2.4, CDMA II, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), Los Angeles, California, USA, September 2004
  • Session 3.7.4, Transceiver Design, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), Los Angeles, California, USA, September 2004
  • Session WC6, Video over Wireless, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Paris, France, June 2004
  • Session C30, Space-Time Codes 7: Code Design, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, March 2004
  • Session C09, Satellite Communications, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, March 2004
  • Session 64, Channel Estimation, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), Vancouver,British Columbia, Canada, September 2002
  • Session 75, QoS, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, September 2002