Associate Professor
Computer Engineering Department
Istanbul Technical University (ITU),
Ayazaga Campus, Maslak 34469, Istanbul TURKEY

Adjunct Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Ave. Boston MA, 02115 USA


B. Canberk received his PhD degree in Computer Engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, in 2011. He received his MS degree in Communications Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, in 2005, and his BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, in 2003. He was a Postdoctoral Researcher in Broadband Wireless Networking Laboratory (BWNLab) in Georgia Institute of Technology (GaTech), Atlanta, USA, between 2011 - 2013 working under the supervision of Prof.Dr. Ian F. Akyildiz. He was also a PhD Research Scholar in BWNLab between 2008 - 2009. 

Currently, he is Associate Professor at the Department of 
Computer Engineering in Istanbul Technical University (ITU). Since October 2016, He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Northeastern University, Boston-USA. Between January 2016 - July 2016, he was a Visiting Associate Professor in the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), UK. He was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronic and Communications Engineering at Tampere University of Technology, Finland, between June 2015 - September 2015.

Dr. Canberk is a Senior Member of the
IEEE, Member of the ACM and Member of the IET. He serves as an Editor in IEEE Transactions in Vehicular Technology, an Area Editor in Computer Networks Journal (Elsevier), an Associate Editor in Computer Communications Journal (Elsevier)  and Associate Editor in International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley). Since January 2016, he is a Board Member / Observer of the IEEE 1900.5 Cognitive Radio for Dynamic Spectrum Access and IEEE Tactile Internet Standardization Working Groups. He has been involved in several international conferences as technical program co-chair, symposium chair, demo/poster chair, regional chair, publicity chair, tutorial chair, and TPC member.

He is the recipient of
IEEE INFOCOM Best Paper Award (2018), The British Council (UK) Researcher Link Award (2017), IEEE 21st International Workshop on Computer Aided Modeling and Design of Communication Links and Networks IEEE CAMAD Best Paper Award (2016), Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) NEWTON Research Collaboration Award (2015), IEEE INFOCOM Best Poster Paper Award (2015), ITU Successful Faculty Member Award (2015) and Turkish Telecom Collaborative Research Award (2013).

He is the director of the
Broadband Communication Research Group (BCRG), with 11 active members including 6 PhD, 2 MS and 3 BS students, at the Computer Engineering Department of ITU.

Dr. Canberk’s current research areas include:
  • Next Generation Network Management Systems.
  • Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) in 5G Systems.