Dr. Birkan Yilmaz

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H. Birkan Yilmaz received his M. Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Engineering from Bogazici University in 2006 and 2012, respectively, his B.S. degree in Mathematics in 2002. He worked as a post-doctoral researcher at Yonsei Institute of Convergence Technology, Yonsei University, Korea for four years. Currently, he works as a post-doctoral researcher at Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain via Beatriu de Pinos fellowship. He is awarded TUBITAK 2232 – International Fellowship for Outstanding Researchers Program fellowship for the years 2020-2023 and he will be joining Bogazici University in 2020 as an Assistant Professor. He was awarded TUBITAK National Ph.D. Scholarship during his Ph.D. studies and the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Seal of Excellence in 2016. He was the co-recipient of the best demo award in IEEE INFOCOM (2015) and best paper award in AICT (2010) and ISCC (2012). He is a member of IEEE and TMD (Turkish Mathematical Society). His research interests include cognitive radio, spectrum sensing, molecular communications, and detection and estimation theory.