Postdoctoral research work on ultra-fast bit-level frequency hopping for physical-layer security is featured on the front page of MIT News with additional press coverage on CNET, EurekAlert!, Engadget, ElectronicsWeekly.com, Hurriyet.
Selected as a semi-finalist for 2018 - 35 Innovators Under 35 list sponsored by MIT Technology Review.
Research work, accomplishments and IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) involvement are highlighted in the SSCS magazine "In Step with Rabia Tugce Yazicigil: One of the Solid-State Circuits Society’s Next Generation of Luminaires".
Postdoctoral research work is highlighted in the MIT news as a part of the StartMIT workshop for entrepreneurs and innovators.
Received the Columbia University Electrical Engineering Collaborative Research Award for her inter-disciplinary PhD thesis research in April 2016.
Selected to serve as an IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Women in Circuits (WiC) Initiative Committee member in Feb 2016.
The CS-QAIC demonstration system picture from IEEE ISSCC 2015 was featured on the cover of the IEEE ISSCC 2016 demonstration sessions booklet.
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Selected among the top 61 female graduate students and postdoctoral scholars invited to participate and present her research work in the 2015 MIT Rising Stars in Electrical Engineering Computer Science, the annual workshop unites the top women in EECS for two day of research presentations and informal panels and is aimed at those navigating the initial stages of their academic career. Selected as one of the 23 female graduate students (acceptance rate: 38%) to give a research talk titled “Enabling 5/Next-G Wireless Communications with Energy-Efficient, Compressed Sampling Rapid Spectrum Sensors” in the 2015 MIT Rising Stars workshop.
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Won the second place at the Bell Labs Future X Days Student Research Competition with my research on “Enabling Cognitive Radio Systems with Compressed-Sampling Rapid Spectrum Sensors”. Only 10 students were invited to present their innovative research at Bell Labs out of 50 applicants in April 2015.
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Received the Analog Devices Inc. outstanding student designer award to attend ISSCC 2015 as an acknowledgement of my research and academic achievements.
Selected to serve as an EE ambassador in 2015 to provide potential students guidance and information regarding the unique opportunity of studying at Columbia University.
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Received the 2014 Millman Teaching Assistant Award of Columbia University for the Spring 2014.
Selected as one of the 33 finalist groups (acceptance rate: 24%) for Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship 2013 out of 138 submitted proposals with “High Q Filter Array Integrated on Top of CMOS for Multi-band Radios” proposal that she was the co-author.
Received the SU Sakip Sabanci Encouragement Scholarship for the academic year 2006-2007.
Received the SU Merit Scholarship for the academic year 2004-2009.