CoreLab, which is directed by Dr. Ertugrul Basar under the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Koç University,  is conducting highly-active theoretical as well as experimental research towards the physical layer design of next-generation wireless communication systems and has collaboration ties with many international and national institutions.

Recent News (2019-2018):

February 2019: Our article “Index Modulation Techniques for Next-Generation Wireless Networks” has been featured in IEEE Access as one of the Top 5 Most Cited Articles published in 2017. [Web]

January 2019: Our Special Issue “Advances in Signal Processing for Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access” at IEEE Access is now open. [CFP]

December 2018: Dr. Basar has received the ODTÜ Parlar Foundation Research Encouragement Award.

October 2018:  CoreLab Seminar II – “Activities of IEEE 802 Wireless Groups towards 5G” by Dr. Tunçer Baykaş. [Info]

September 2018: Dr. Basar will moderate the “6G Vision Panel” at 6G Workshop 2018. Date: 25-Sep-2018, Location: İstanbul Medipol University.

August 2018:  CoreLab Seminar I – “Recent Advances in Space Modulation Techniques” by Dr. Raed Mesleh. [Info] [Pic1] [Pic2] [Pic3]

July 2018: Our website is up and running.

July 2018: Dr. Basar joined Koç University!

May 2018: Our Special Issue on “Index Modulation for Future Wireless Networks: A Signal Processing Perspective” at IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing is now open.  [CFP]

May 2018: Our first US patent has been granted: “MIMO-OFDM-IM Communications System”, US 9,960,831 B2. [PDF]

April 2018: Dr. Basar has received the Exemplary Reviewer Award of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2017).

April 2018: Dr. Basar has joined the Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Communications as an Editor. [IEEE TCOM]

March 2018: Dr. Basar has been awarded by Science Academy (Bilim Akademisi) – Outstanding Young Scientist Award Programme (BAGEP). [BAGEP:news]

February 2018: Our Special Section “Index Modulation Techniques for Next-Generation Wireless Networks” at IEEE Access has been closed with a record of 23 accepted articles. [Editorial]

February 2018: We have received a new TUBITAK-1001 Grant for the period of 2018-2021.

January 2018: Our Special Issue on “Radio Access Technologies for Beyond 5G Wireless Networks” at Physical Communication (Elsevier) is now open. [CFP]

Past News (2017-2016)