People

august-2016

CT&T Group (August 2016)

Director

Ph.D. Students

  • Hossien B. Eldeeb, September 2018 – …
  • Bassam Aly, September 2018 – …
  • Farhan Azeem, February 2018 – …
  • Burak Kebapci, September 2017 – …
  • Omer Narmanlioglu, September 2016 – …
  • Rifat Kisacik, September 2016 – …
  • Samet Yildiz, September 2015 – …
  • Mohammed Elamassie, February 2015 – …
  • Farshad Miramirkhani, February 2014 – …
  • Hatef Nouri, September 2013 – …

M.Sc. Students

  • Sara Ghasvarianjahromi, February 2018 – …
  • Amir Hossein Fahim Raouf, February 2018 – …
  • Mohamed Al-Nahhal, September 2017 – …
  • Mehdi Karbalayghareh, September 2016 -…
  • Hamed Tadayyoni, September 2015 – …
  • Anil Yilmaz, September 2015 – …

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Past Group Members

Former M.Sc. Students

  • Mohammad Sadeghi
    Degree awarded: M.Sc. (February 2015 – August 2017, OzU)
    M.Sc. Thesis: Adaptive OFDM-Based Acoustic Underwater Transmission: System Design and Experimental Verification
    Subsequently joined the University of Ottawa (Canada) as a PhD student
  • Burak Kebapci
    Degree awarded: M.Sc. (September 2015 – August 2017, OzU)
    M.Sc. Thesis: A Custom-Design Atmospheric Channel Emulator for the Performance Evaluation of Free Space Optical Communication Systems
    Continues as a PhD student at OzU
  • Omer Narmanlıoglu
    Degree awarded: M.Sc. (September 2014 – August 2016, OzU)
    M.Sc. Thesis: Relay-Assisted OFDM-Based Visible Light Communications
    Subsequently joined P.I.Works (Turkey) as a Product & UAT Engineer and also continued as a part-time PhD student
  • Alireza Heidarpour
    Degree awarded: M.Sc. (September 2013 – August 2016, OzU)
    M.Sc. Thesis: Diversity-Multiplexing Tradeoff for Network Coded Cooperative OFDMA Systems
    Subsequently joined the University of Alberta (Canada) as a PhD student
  • Maryam Haghighi
    Degree awarded: M.Sc. (September 2013 – August 2016, OzU)
    M.Sc. Thesis: Diversity Techniques for Ultraviolet Communications
    Subsequently joined the University of Alberta (Canada) as a PhD student
  • Gerard Djengomemgoto
    Degree awarded: M.Sc. (February 2014 – August 2016, OzU)
    M.Sc. Thesis: Enhanced Unipolar OFDM Based Relay-Assisted Visible Light Communications
  • Waqas Hussain
    Degree awarded: M.Sc. (February 2014 – August 2015, OzU)
    M.Sc. Thesis: Standard-Compliant And Software Defined VLC System: Implementation And Performance Evaluation
    Continues Ph.D. at Ozyegin University
  • Zohreh Mostaani
    Degree awarded: M.Sc. (September 2012 – January 2015, OzU)
    M.Sc. Thesis: Performance Analysis of Multi-Relay Free Space Optical Communication System
  • Elham Sarbazi
    Degree awarded: M.Sc. (September 2012 – August 2014, OzU)
    M.Sc. Thesis: Channel Modelling and Characterization for Visible Light Communications
    Subsequently joined the University of Edinburgh (UK) as a PhD student
  • Hossein Kazemi
    Degree awarded: M.Sc. (September 2011 – August 2014, OzU)
    M.Sc. Thesis: Multi-Hop Hybrid FSO/RF Communications
    Subsequently joined the University of Edinburgh (UK) as a PhD student
  • Mahsa Foruhandeh
    Degree awarded: M.Sc. (September 2011 – August 2014, OzU)
    M.Sc. Thesis: Coded Continuous Phase Modulation for Tactical Communications
    Subsequently joined  the University of Québec (Canada) as a PhD student
  • Sasan Zhalehpour
    Degree awarded: M.Sc. (September 2011 – August 2014, OzU)
    M.Sc. Thesis: Performance Analysis of Multiuser Free Space Optical Communications
    Subsequently joined Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada) as a PhD student
  • Hatef Nouri
    Degree awarded: M.Sc. (September 2010 – August 2013, OzU)
    M.Sc. Thesis: Information Theoretical Performance Analysis and Optimization of Underwater Acoustic Communication Systems
    Continues Ph.D. at Ozyegin University
  • Mohammadreza A. Kashani
    Degree awarded: M.Sc. (September 2010 – August 2012, OzU)
    M.Sc. Thesis: Performance Analysis and Optimization of Relay-Assisted Free Space Optical Communication Systems
    Subsequently joined Pennsylvania State University (USA) as a PhD student, currently employed at General Motors (USA) as Wireless Systems Engineer
  • Hamza U. Sokun
    Degree awarded: M.Sc. (September 2010 – August 2012, OzU)
    M.Sc. Thesis: A Simulation Study of Cooperative Underwater Acoustic Communication
    Subsequently joined Carleton University (Canada) as a Ph.D. student
  • Suhail I. Al-Dharrab
    Degree awarded: M.A.Sc. (May 2007 – December 2008, UW)
    M.A.Sc. Thesis: Cooperative Diversity for Fading Channels in the Presence of Impulsive Noise
    Continued Ph.D. at UW
  • Mohammed Hakeem
    Degree awarded: M.A.Sc. (September 2005 – August 2008, UW)
    M.A.Sc. Thesis: A Simulation Study of Cooperative Communications over HF Channels
    Subsequently joined Ryerson University (Canada) as a Ph.D. student
  • Jawwad Hussain
    Degree awarded: M.A.Sc. (January 2007 – May 2008, UW)
    M.A.Sc. Thesis: Cooperative Diversity for Inter-Vehicular Communications
    Subsequently employed by RIM (Canada)
  • Berna Gedik
    Degree awarded: M.A.Sc. (January 2006 – May 2008, UW)
    M.A.Sc. Thesis: Channel Estimation for Amplify-and-Forward Relaying
    Subsequently employed by General Electrics, currently with Samsung (Canada)
  • Ke Zhang
    Degree awarded: M.A.Sc. (September 2004 – September 2006, UW)
    M.A.Sc. Thesis: Cooperative Diversity in Log-Normal Fading Channels
  • Onur Canpolat
    Degree awarded: M.A.Sc. (September 2003 – June 2005, UW)
    M.A.Sc. Thesis: Analysis and Design of Distributed Space-Time Codes for Amplify-and-Forward Relaying
    Subsequently employed by Siemens Ltd, currently with RIM (Canada)

Former Ph.D. Students

  • Suhail I. Al-Dharrab
    Degree awarded: Ph.D. (January 2009 – June 2013, UW)
    Ph.D. Dissertation: Cooperative Communication Over Underwater Acoustic Channels
    Subsequently employed as an Assistant Professor by King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia
  • Mohsen Nader Tehrani
    Degree awarded: Ph.D. (May 2009 – May 2013, UW)
    Ph.D. Dissertation: Application of Game Theory and Microeconomics in Cognitive Radio and Femtocell Networks
    Subsequently employed by the University of Waterloo (Canada) as a Post-Doctoral Researcher
  • Mohammad Reza Heidarpour
    Degree awarded: Ph.D. (May 2009 – May 2013, UW)
    Ph.D. Dissertation: Cooperative Techniques for Next Generation HF Communication Systems
    Subsequently employed by the University of Waterloo (Canada) as a Post-Doctoral Researcher
  • Mohamed Fathy Feteiha
    Degree awarded: Ph.D. (January 2008 – January 2012, UW)
    Ph.D. Dissertation: On the Performance Analysis of Cooperative Vehicular Communication
    Subsequently employed by Queen’s University (Canada) as a Post-Doctoral Researcher
  • Sahar M. Aghajanzadeh
    Degree awarded: Ph.D. (September 2007 – December 2011, UW)
    Ph.D. Dissertation: Diversity Techniques in Free-Space Optical Communications
    Subsequently employed by the University of Waterloo (Canada) as a Post-Doctoral Researcher
  • Majid Safari
    Degree awarded: Ph.D. (January 2006 – December 2010, UW)
    Ph.D. Dissertation: Relay-Assisted Free-Space Optical Communications
    Subsequently employed by McMaster University (Canada) as a Post-Doctoral Researcher, currently a Lecturer at Edinburgh University (Scotland)
  • Osama Amin
    Degree awarded: Ph.D. (January 2007 – December 2010, UW)
    Ph.D. Dissertation: Adaptive OFDM Cooperative Systems
    Subsequently employed by the University of British Columbia (Canada) as a Post-Doctoral Researcher, currently an Assistant Professor at Assiut University (Egypt)
  • Muhammad Mehboob Fareed
    Degree awarded: Ph.D. (January 2005 – August 2009, UW)
    Ph.D. Dissertation: Optimum Power Allocation for Cooperative Communications
    Subsequently employed by Mircom Technologies Ltd (Canada) as an R&D Engineer, currently a Post-Doctoral Researcher at KAUST (Saudi Arabia)
  • Hakam Mheidat
    Degree awarded: Ph.D. (January 2003 – October 2006, UW)
    Ph.D. Dissertation: Channel Estimation and Equalization for Cooperative Communication
    Subsequently awarded NSERC Post Doctoral Fellowship, currently an Assistant Professor at Simon Fraser University (Canada)

Former Post-Doctoral Researchers

  • Dr. Mehdi Karimi
    Post-Doctoral Researcher (September 2010 – December 2010, OzU)
    Subsequently employed by University of Waterloo (Canada) as a Research Associate
  • Dr. Mohammad Mansouri Rad
    Post-Doctoral Researcher (January 2010 – April 2011, UW)
    Subsequently employed by Ciena (Canada) as a Optical System Designer
  • Dr. Salama Ikki
    Post-Doctoral Researcher (March 2009 – August 2010, UW)
    Subsequently employed by University of Quebec (Canada) as a Post Doctoral Researcher
  • Dr. Wei Fang
    Post-Doctoral Researcher (May 2009 – April 2010, UW)
    Subsequently employed by Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai (China) as a Research Scientist
  • Dr. Jinsong Wu
    Post-Doctoral Researcher (February 2009 – February 2010, UW)
    Subsequently employed by Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai (China) as a Research Scientist
  • Dr. Xuemin Hong
    Post-Doctoral Researcher (January 2009 – July 2009, UW)
    Subsequently employed by Heriot-Watt University (Scotland) as the Network Manager for UK-China Science Bridges project. Currently an Associate Professor at Xiamen University (China).
  • Dr. Yanwu Ding
    Post-Doctoral Researcher (June 2007 – July 2008, UW)
    Subsequently employed by Wichita State University (USA) as an Assistant Professor

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Visitors

  • Dr. Abbas Taherpour, June 2011 – September 2011
  • Dr. Ehsan Soleimani Nasab, June 2014 – August 2014