Prof. Dr. Volkan Rodoplu

Volkan Rodoplu obtained his B.S. degree with Highest Honors in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University in 1996, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1998 and 2003, respectively. He worked for the Wireless Research Division of Texas Instruments in Dallas, TX in 1998, and for Tensilica Inc. in Silicon Valley in 2000 – 2001. In 2003, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) as an Assistant Professor. In 2009, he was promoted to the position of Associate Professor with tenure at UCSB. Since 2017, he has been with Yaşar University (Izmir, Turkey), where he is Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. His current research focuses on the Internet of Things (IoT). He is the winner of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship of the European Commission, TUBITAK (Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) Achievement Award, the National Science Foundation CAREER Award (USA), the University of California Regents’ Junior Faculty Fellowship, Stanford Department of Electrical Engineering Outstanding Service Award, Stanford Graduate Fellowship (as Andreas Bechtolsheim Fellow), Stanford Department of Electrical Engineering Fellowship, the John W. Tukey Award from the American Statistical Association, G. David Forney Award, and the George B. Wood Legacy Prize.