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Short Bio of Associate Professor Mehmet Keskinoz

Dr. Keskinoz got his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (USA), in 1997 and 2001, respectively. In 2001, he joined to Electronics Engineering Program of Sabanci University Istanbul, Turkey where he is now an Associate Professor. His research interests include signal processing for wired and wireless communications, UWB communications, Multi-band OFDM UWB systems, Wireless Mesh Networks, magnetic and optical data storage systems, distributed detection and data fusion for wireless sensor networks, Turbo and LDPC coding, synchronization, digital watermarking. He is a recipient of Turkish NSF Research grant on distributed detection in wireless sensor networks and Career Award on wireless mesh networks in August 2005. He is a co-guest editor of IEEE Communications Magazine January 2009 Special Issue on Advances in Signal Processing for Wireless and Wired Communications. He is a member of IEEE Communication Society, IEEE Signal Processing Society and Optical Society of America.

Education

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Ph.D in Electrical and Computer Engieering,Carnegie Mellon University, USA, 2001

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M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engieering,Carnegie Mellon University, USA, 1997

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B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bosphorus University, Turkey, 1994


Work Experience

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Associate Professor at Sabanci University 2007-Present

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Assistant Professor at Sabanci University 2001-2007

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Visiting Faculty at Arizona State University 2009-2010

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Visiting Scholar at ECE Carnegie Mellon University Summer 2004

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Data Storage System Center, Carnegie Mellon University ,USA, 1996-2001

Research Interests

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High Rate and Robust Communication Receiver Design for Wired and Wireless Technologies such as ADSL, 3G , 4G, 802.11, Wireless Sensor Networks, MIMO etc.

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Network Coding; Optimal Power Allocation

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Big Data Analytics & Storage& Communications

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Information and Decision Fusion; Biometric Fusion

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Distributed Estimation and Detection

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Digital Multimedia and Biometric Security; Biometric Hashing and Digital Watermarking Technologies;

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2-D Bar Code Design and Its Applications.

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Control Algorithm Design for Target Detection, Localization and Navigation

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Correlation Filter Pattern Recognition Theory and Applications ;

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Error Control Codes (Turbo , LDPC etc) and Their Applications

Awards

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Publications Incentive Programs (Sabancı and TUBITAK) Awards in 2005-2015

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IEEE Communication Magazine Certification due to the Contributions Made as a Guest Editor, 2009.

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TUBITAK Grant to conduct research on Advanced Signal Processing and Coding for Data Storage Systems, 2007.

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The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Research Project Grant , 2006

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Career Award from The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), 2005

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TUBITAK Grant to organize seminars and to conduct research on MIMO Wireless Communication Systems, 2005.

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Awarded FP6 MARIE CURIE TOK project proposal support grant by TUBITAK, 2004.

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Research assistantship obtained from DSSC at Carnegie Mellon University ,1997-2001.