Address:  Istanbul Technical University (ITU)
 Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 Electronics and Communication Engineering Department
 34469, Maslak,
 Istanbul /TURKEY.

 

Room:      2411

Phone:     +90 212 285 35 66

E-mail:     basarer@itu.edu.tr

 

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Publications

 

Research Areas:

Wireless Communications, 4G/5G Wireless Networks, Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) Systems, Space-Time Coding, Cooperative Communications,
Coded Modulation Techniques, Signal Processing for Wireless Communications, Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM),
Visible Light Communications (VLC)
.

 

Prospective Students:

I am looking for motivated M.Sc. and Ph.D. students.
If you are interested in doing research, work hard and achieve good results, please
send an email to me with your transcripts and CV.

Scholarship options: Turkiye Burslari - TUBITAK

 

Open Positions for Graduate Students: TUBITAK 1001 Research Project Assistantship

Project Title: Novel Media-Based Modulation System Design

Project Duration: 30 months

Salary: 2.500 TL (for Ph.D. students), 2.200 TL (for M.Sc. students)

Project Start Date: July 2018 (expected).

Prerequisites:

1) Strong background in digital communications, wireless communications, MATLAB programming, and probability theory.

2) In-preparation/submitted/accepted IEEE journal/conference publication(s). 

3) Acceptance to Koc University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Ph.D./M.Sc. Programme (Fall 2018)  or

     acceptance to Istanbul Technical University, Telecommunications Engineering Ph.D./M.Sc. Programme (Fall 2018).

Interested candidates should send an email to: basarer@itu.edu.tr

 

Recent News (2018-2016):

* May 2018: Our Special Issue on “Index Modulation for Future Wireless Networks: A Signal Processing Perspective” at IEEE Journal of Selected Topıcs ın Sıgnal Processıng is now open. Deadline: December 1, 2018. Guest Editorial Team: E. Basar (Lead Editor), M. Wen, M.Di Renzo, R. Mesleh, L. Yang, O. Dobre, A. Chockalingam. [CFP]

* May 2018: Our first US patent has been granted: “MIMO-OFDM-IM Communications System”, US 9,960,831 B2. [PDF]

* April 2018: I have received the Exemplary Reviewer Award of IEEE Transactıons on Wıreless Communıcatıons (2017).

* April 2018: I have joined the Editorial Board of IEEE Transactıons on Communıcatıons as an Editor. [IEEE TCOM]

* March 2018: I have been awarded by Science Academy (Bilim Akademisi) - Outstanding Young Scientist Award Programme (BAGEP). [BAGEP:news]

* February 2018: Our Special Section “Index Modulation Techniques for Next-Generation Wireless Networks” at IEEE Access has been closed with a record of 23 accepted articles. [Editorial]

* February 2018: We have received a new TUBITAK-1001 Grant for the period of 2018-2021.

* January 2018: Our new Special Issue on “Radio Access Technologies for Beyond 5G Wireless Networks” at Physical Communication (Elsevier) is now accepting submissions. [CFP]  Submission Deadline: 1 August 2018. Guest Editorial Team: Ertugrul Basar, Huseyin Arslan, Yue Xiao.

* January 2018: Our new Special Issue on “Energy Harvesting & Wireless Power Transfer” at MDPI Technologies is now accepting submissions.[CFP]
Submission Deadline: 31 August 2018. Guest Editorial Team: Khaled Rabie, Galymzhan Nauryzbayev, Ertugrul Basar.

* December 2017: I have received IEEE Turkey Research Encouragement Award. [IEEE Turkey:news] [ITU:news] [TUBA:news]

* November 2017: I have been awarded by Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) - Outstanding Young Scientist Award Programme (GEBİP).
[TUBA:news] [ITU:news] [EHB:news]

* July 2017: I have joined the Editorial Board of Physical Communication (Elseiver) as an Editor. [PHYCOM]

* July 2017:  We have received the Best Graduation Project Award  from Electrical Engineers Branch of Turkey (EMO). [Web] [ITU:news]

* May 2017: We have received the IEEE ComSoc Turkey Best Student Paper Award at SIU 2017, Antalya, Turkey.  [Web] [EHB:news] [PDF]

* May 2017: Our first journal paper on visible light communications (VLC) & Journal version of our award-winning ICC 2016 paper:
“Optical MIMO-OFDM with Generalized LED Index Modulation”
[Researchgate:pdf]  [IEEEXplore]

* May 2017: Our first paper on media-based modulation (MBM): “Space-time Channel Modulation”, IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol. [PDF]  [IEEEXplore]

* March 2017: I have received the title of “Associate Professor” (Doçent) from ÜAK.

* February 2017: Our Special Section “Index Modulation Techniques for Next-Generation Wireless Networks” at IEEE Access is accepting submissions.
Submission Deadline: 30 September 2017. Guest Editorial Team: Ertugrul Basar, Miaowen Wen, Read Mesleh, Marco Di Renzo, Yue Xiao, Harald Haas. [CFP]

* November 2016: Upcoming talks at 3rd ASELSAN HBT Workshop, Ankara, Turkey on index modulation techniques
and MIMO visible light communications systems
[Programme].

* October 2016: Accepted book chapter: “Index Modulation: A Promising Technique for 5G and Beyond Wireless Networks”,
Networks of The Future: Architectures, Technologies, and Implementations, CRC Press, Sept. 2017. [CRC Press]

* June 2016: I have joined the Editorial Board of IEEE Communıcatıons Letters as an Associate Editor. [IEEE CL]

* May 2016: I have joined the Editorial Board of IEEE Access as an Associate Editor. [IEEE Access]

* May 2016: I have received the Best Paper Award (BPA) from ICC 2016. [ITU:news] [PDF]

* April 2016: My first tutorial paper has been accepted to IEEE Communications Magazine. [PDF]

* March 2016: I have elevated to IEEE Senior Member grade.

* February 2016: I gave a keynote speech at South China University of Technology (SCUT), Guangzhou, China.
“Index Modulation Techniques for 5G Wireless Networks”

* January 2016: I attended to 5G Private Partnership (5GPPP) InfoDay in Brussels, Belgium.

For more:  https://twitter.com/ertugrul_basar

 

Work Experience:
2017-…        Associate Professor, ITU, Electronics and Communication Engineering Department

2014-2017    Assistant Professor, ITU, Electronics and Communication Engineering Department

2011-2012    Visiting Student Research Collaborator, Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University

2009-2014    Research & Teaching Assistant, ITU, Electronics and Communication Engineering Department

 

Education:

2009-2013    Ph.D., Electronics&Communication Engineering Department, Istanbul Technical University (Advisor: Prof. Ümit Aygölü)

2011-2012   Visiting Student Research Collaborator in Electrical Engineering, Princeton University (Advisor: Prof. H. Vincent Poor)

2009             M.Sc., Electronics&Communication Engineering Department., Istanbul Technical University (Advisor: Prof. Ümit Aygölü)

2007             B.Sc., Electrical&Electronics Engineering Department, Istanbul University.

2003             Istanbul Kabatas Erkek Lisesi 

 

Projects:

* The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, 1001 -  117E869: Novel Media-Based Modulation System Design
Principal Investigator, Budget: ~330.000 TL, 2018-2021.

* The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, 1001 - 114E607: Cooperative Spatial Modulation Systems
Principal Investigator, Budget: 225.720 TL, 2015-2018.

* The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, COST 2515 - 113E307: MIMO-OFDM Based Visible Light Communications
Researcher, Budget: 164.100 TL, 2013-2016.

* Scientific Research Projects of Istanbul Technical University: 5G+: Techniques for 5G and Beyond Wireless Communications Systems
Researcher, Budget: 150.000 TL, 2015-2016.

* Istanbul Development Agency (ISTKA): Optical Wireless Communications Perfection Center
Researcher, Budget: 1.2 Million TL, 2015-2016.

* !!! European Research Council (ERC)-Starting Grant 2018, Index Modulation: A New Paradigm for Next-Generation Wireless Networks (IM-WIRELESS),
Principal Investigator, Budget: 1.476.590 Euro, Application Date: October 2017, Rejection Date: March 2018 (1st Round).      

 

Awards:

* 2018: Science Academy (Turkey), Young Scientist Award (BAGEP)

* 2018: Exemplary Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2017).

* 2017: Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA), Outstanding Young Scientist Award (GEBİP)

* 2017: IEEE Turkey, Research Encouragement Award

* 2017: Best Graduation Project Award (Advisor),  Electrical Engineers Branch of Turkey (EMO)

* 2017: IEEE ComSoc Turkey Best Student Paper Award (Co-author), SIU 2017

* 2016: Best Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2016)   

* 2014: Best Ph.D. Thesis of the Year Award, Istanbul Technical University

* 2012: Best Paper of the Year Award, Electrical Engineers Branch of Turkey (EMO)

* 2009: Best Student Paper Award, 17th Signal Processing and Telecommunication Applications Conference (SİU 2009)

* 2007: B.Sc. degree with honors, Istanbul University

 

Completed Theses:

* M.Sc., Z. Yigit, 2017: Novel Quadrature Spatial Modulation Techniques for Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Communication Systems.

 

Patents:

* E. Basar, “Multiple Input Multiple Output Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing with Index Modulation, MIMO-OFDM-IM, Communications System”, US Patent, US 9,960,831 B2, May 2018. [PDF]

* E. Basar, I. Altunbas “Space-Time Channel Modulation” (pending), PCT Patent Application Number: PCT/TR2016/050353, Application Date: Sep. 2016.

* E. Basar, “Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing with Index Modulation, MIMO-OFDM-IM System” (pending), Turkish Patent Institute (TPE), File No: 2015/09964, Application date: Aug. 2015. 

 

Editorial Activities:

* Editor, IEEE Transactıons on Communıcatıons, 2018-...

* Associate Editor, IEEE Communıcatıons Letters , 2016-...

* Editor, Physical Communication (Elsevier) , 2017-…

* Associate Editor, IEEE Access , 2016-2018.

 

* Lead Guest Editor, IEEE Journal of Selected Topıcs ın Sıgnal Processıng, Special Issue: Index Modulation for Future Wireless Networks: A Signal Processing Perspective, 2018.

* Lead Guest Editor, Physical Communication (Elsevier), Special Issue: Radio Access Technologies for Beyond 5G Wireless Networks, 2018.

* Guest Editor, MDPI Technologies, Special Issue: Energy Harvesting & Wireless Power Transfer, 2018.

* Lead Guest Editor, IEEE Access, Special Section: Index Modulation Techniques for Next-Generation Wireless Networks, 2017.

* Manuscript Editor, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, 2016.

 

Reviewer Service:

* IEEE Transactıons on Communıcatıons

* IEEE Transactıons on Wıreless Communıcatıons

* IEEE Communıcatıons Letters

* IEEE Wıreless Communıcatıons Letters

* IEEE Journal on Selected Areas ın Communıcatıons

* IEEE Communıcatıons Magazıne

* IEEE Wıreless Communıcatıons Magazıne

* IEEE Communıcatıons Standards Magazıne

* IEEE Transactıons on Vehıcular Technology

* IEEE Sıgnal Processıng Letters

* IEEE Journal of Selected Topıcs ın Sıgnal Processıng

* IEEE Transactıons on Multımedıa

* IEEE Access

* IEEE/OSA Journal of Lıgthwave Technology

* IEEE Photonıcs Journal

* IEEE Systems Journal

* IEEE Transactıons on Mobıle Computıng

* IET Communications

* Electronics Letters (IET)

* Physical Communication (Elsevier)

* AEÜ - International Journal of Electronics and Communications (Elsevier)

* Wiley Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies

* Wiley International Journal of Communication Systems

* Wiley Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing

* KICS Journal of Communications and Networks

* EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking

* EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing

* Springer Annals of Telecommunications

* Springer Wireless Networks

* China Communications

* Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences

* MDPI Information

* Journal of Communications

* SAIEE Africa Research Journal

 

Membership:

* Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) & IEEE Communications Society
Senior Member: 2016-...

 

Technical Program Committee (TPC) - Track Co-Chair:

* “Track 1: Fundamentals and PHY” Track, IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (IEEE PIMRC’19), Istanbul, Turkey, Sep. 2019.   

* “Signal Transmission and Reception” Track, 2019 IEEE 90th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2019-Fall, Hawaii, HI, USA, Aug. 2019.

 

Technical Program Committee (TPC) Membership:

* 2018 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2018), Abu Dhabi, UAE, Dec. 2018.

* 2018 41st International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP), Athens, Greece, July 2018.

* The Fourteenth International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Communications (ICWMC 2018), Venice, Italy, June 2018.

* 6th International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking (BlackSeaCom), Batumi, Georgia, June 2018.

* 25th International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT 2018), Saint Malo, France, June 2018.

* The 24th European Wireless (EW) 2018, Catania, Italy, May 2018.

* 2018 IEEE 87th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2018-Spring, Porto, Portugal, May 2018.

* 2017 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2017), Singapore, Dec. 2017.

* 2017 IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC), Qingdao, China, Oct. 2017.

* 2017 IEEE 86th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2017-Fall, Toronto, Canada, Sep. 2017.

* 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Computer and Communications (ISCC 2017), Heraklion, Crete, July 2017.

* 5th International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking (BlackSeaCom), Istanbul, Turkiye, June 2017.

* 24rd International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT 2017), Limassol, Cyprus, May 2017.

* 25th IEEE Conference on Signal Processing and Communications Applications (SİU 2017), Antalya, Turkey, May 2017.

* 2016 IEEE 83rd Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2016-Spring, Nanjing, China, May 2016.

* 23rd International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT 2016), Thessaloniki, Greece, May 2016.

* 2016 IEEE 84rd Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2016-Fall, Montreal, Canada, Sep. 2015.

 

Organization of Special Sessions:

* “Special Session on Visible Light Communications”, 4th International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking, Varna, Bulgaria, Jun. 2016.

* “5G and Beyond Wireless Communications Techniques”, 2016 IEEE Conference on Signal Processing and Communications Applications  (SIU 2016), Zonguldak, May 2016.

 

Invited Seminars and Presentations:

* “Index Modulation Techniques for 5G Wireless Networks”, 3rd ASELSAN Workshop on Communications Technologies, Ankara, Turkey, Nov. 2016.

* “MIMO-OFDM System Design for Visible Light Communications Systems”, 3rd ASELSAN Workshop on Communications Technologies, Ankara, Turkey, Nov. 2016.

* “Index Modulation Techniques for 5G Wireless Networks”, Outstanding Scholar's Forum from Home and Abroad, South China University of Technology (SCUT), Guangzhou, China, Feb. 2016.

* “Index Modulation Techniques for 5G Wireless Networks”, 5G Private Partnership InfoDay, Brussels, Belgium, Jan. 2016.

* “Cooperative Communications”, Alcatel-Lucent R&D Talks, Istanbul, Turkey, Mar. 2015.

 

Selected Presentations:

Advanced Spatial Modulation Techniques for Multiple Input Multiple Output Systems

Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing with Index Modulation

Index Modulation Techniques for 5G Wireless Networks

 

Personal:

Prof. Basar was born in Üsküdar, İstanbul in 1985 and is a native of Şavşat, Artvin.  He served for the Turkish Military as a third lieutenant in 2013-2014.
His hobbies are photography, Formula 1, adventure novels and jogging. He is married with
Merve Dogruyol Basar, M.Sc. and lives in Ataşehir, İstanbul.



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Last Update: May, 2018.

 

 

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