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

 

CV Turkish [pdf] 

CV English [pdf] 

Google Scholar Profile

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 no longer accepting B.Sc. Students for 2017-2018 term!

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

Admission requirements: ITU FBE - ITU Registrar’s Office

 

Recent News (2017-2016):

* 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]

* July 2017: Our first patent (MIMO-OFDM-IM Communications System) has been published: WO/2017/026965, US 20170180032 A1 [pdf]

* May 2017: We have received the IEEE ComSoc Turkey Best Student Paper Award at SIU 2017, Antalya, Turkey.  [Web] [ITU: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. [Arxiv:pdf]  [IEEEXplore]

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

* February 2017: Our Special Section on “Index Modulation Techniques” 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] [ITU:pdf]

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

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

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

* January 2016: Prof. Basar 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 

 

National Projects:

* 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.

 

Awards:

* 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”, PCT Patent Publication Number: WO/2017/026965, Publication Date: Feb. 2017, US Patent Publication Number: US 20170180032 A1, Publication Date: June 2017. [WIPO Patentscope] [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:

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

* Associate Editor, IEEE Access , 2016-…

* Editor, Physical Communication, 2017-...

* 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 Communıcatıons Magazıne

* IEEE Wıreless Communıcatıons Magazıne

* IEEE Transactıons on Vehıcular Technology

* IEEE Journal on Selected Areas ın Communıcatıons

* IEEE Sıgnal Processıng Letters

* IEEE Journal of Selected Topıcs ın Sıgnal Processıng

* IEEE Access

* IEEE Photonıcs Journal

* IEEE Systems Journal

* IEEE Transactıons on Mobıle Computıng

* IET Communications

* Electronics Letters

* Elsevier Physical Communication

* 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) Membership:

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

* 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 and lives in Ataşehir, İstanbul.



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Last Update: September, 2017.

 

 

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Ertuğrul Başar