Berna ÖZBEK

 

Assist. Prof. Dr.

Izmir Institute of Technology, Electrical-Electronics Engineering Department,

35430, Urla, Izmir/Turkey.

Phone: +90 232 750 6582

Fax.: +90 232 750 6599

E-mail: bernaozbek at iyte dot edu dot tr

 

Publications

 

Education

02.1999-12.2004        PhD, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, Turkey.

Thesis title: “MIMO Communication Systems in Broadband Wireless Channels”.

09.1995-12.1998        MSc, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, Turkey.

Thesis title: “Data Compression Techniques”.

09.1990-07.1994        BSc, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, Turkey.

 

Experience

05.2006-Present          Asistant Prof., Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dep., Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey .

01.2005-01.2006        Post Doctoral Fellow, Electronics and Communication Lab. CNAM-Paris, France.

08.1998-05.2006        Research Asistant, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dep., Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey.

06.1996-07.1998        Research & Software Engineer, Politeknik Elektronik, Izmir, Turkey.

 

Research Projects

Project Leader

International Project (01.2008-01.2010)

“Design of efficient multiuser resource allocation algorithms for multiantenna multicarrier wireless communication systems”.  

This project was supported by France-Turkey Bileteral Cooperation.  

National Project (04.2007-04.2008)

“Performance enhancement for multicast OFDM systems with multiple antennas”.  

This project was supported by The Scientific Research fund of Izmir Institute of Technology. 

Researcher

International Project (05.2005-05.2008)

FP6 IYTE-Wireless Project (Wireless Communication Networks and Multimedia Research Centre)

This project was supported by FP6-EU Foundation.

International Project (08.1999-12.2003)

Satellite Communications and Related Lab. Project

This project was supported by Turkey-France Foundation.

 

Teaching and Dissertation Supervision

Digital Communication I & II (graduate level)

Multiple Antennas in Wireless Communications (graduate level)

Advanced Wireless Communication (graduate level)

Mobile Communication (undergraduate & graduate level)

Analog & Digital Communications & Laboratory (undergraduate level)

 

PhD Thesis:

Adaptive resource allocation for multiuser systems with multiple antennas (in progress).

 

MSc Theses:

Multiple antenna techniques for spectrum sensing algorithms in cognitive wireless communication systems (in progress).

Iterative channel estimation techniques for MIMO-OFDM systems (completed on 07.2007).

 

Referee

IEEE Transaction on Wireless Communications

IEEE Communication Letters

European Transaction on Telecommunications

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)

Turkish Republic of Ministry of Trade and Industry

IEEE International Communication Conference (ICC)

IEEE Global Communication Conference (GLOBECOM)

IEEE Signal Processing and applications for Wireless Communications (SPAWC)

IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC)

IEEE Personal Mobile and Communication Conference (PIMRC)

European Wireless Communications (EWC)

 

Misc. Qualification/Courses

10.2005     Newcom autumn school: Estimation theory for wireless communications” ENST, Paris, France.

05.2002     “International Seminar on Advanced Communication Technologies”, Antalya, Turkey.

06.2001     “Mobile Communications”, ENST, Toulouse, France.

07.2000     “Personel Mobile Satellite Communications”, ENST, Toulouse, France.

12.1999     “High Performance Communication Networks ”, Sabancý University, Istanbul , Turkey.

05.1999     “Space Techniques Training ”, Turkish Telekom, Ankara, Turkey.

04.1999     “3rd International AEF Satellite Conference ”, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

Languages

Turkish (Native), English (Excellent), French (Beginner).

 

Computer Skills

MATLAB, C, C++