Education and Experience



  • Columbia University, New York City, NY
    PhD in Electrical Engineering
    PhD Dissertation: Compressive Sampling as an Enabling Solution for Energy-Efficient and Rapid Wideband RF Spectrum Sensing in Emerging Cognitive Radio Systems
    Thesis Advisor: Professor Peter R. Kinget
    Thesis Co-advisor: Professor John Wright
    Thesis Defense Date: February 29, 2016
    September, 2011 - May, 2016

  • École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
    Master of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    Master Thesis: Analysis and Design of a Low Power Phase ADC
    Thesis Advisor: Professor Christian Enz
    September, 2009 - February, 2011

  • Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering
    Undergraduate Thesis: A Broadband Noise-Canceling CMOS LNA for 3.1-10.6-GHz UWB Receiver
    Thesis Advisors: Professor Yasar Gurbuz, Sabanci University and Professor Yusuf Leblebici, EPFL
    September, 2004 - June, 2009

Internship Experience

    Graduate Level Research Intern, Intel, (Portland,OR)
  • Worked on low power and low phase noise multi-phase LO generation techniques under Wireless Platform Research and Development group at Intel in Summer 2014.

    Research Intern, Centre Suisse d'Electronique et Microtechnique (Neuchâtel,Switzerland)
  • Designed and taped-out an ultra low power Phase ADC for RF transceiver system in CMOS 90nm technology in Spring 2011. Tested by CSEM design team.

    Summer Intern, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Improved process flow and fabricated single crystal silicon (Si) vertically stacked gate all around (GAA) transistors under the guidance of Professor Yusuf Leblebici in Summer 2008.