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 (2020-2019):

March 2020: Our new Special Issue on “Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface-Based Communications for 6G Wireless Networks” is open at IEEE Open Journal of Communications Society (OJ-COMS). [Call for Papers]

March 2020: Dr. Basar has received the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Best Young Researcher Award for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa Region. [KU:News]

December 2019: New preprint on RISs: “Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces for Doppler Effect and Multipath Fading Mitigation”. [PDF]

December 2019: We have an open position (M.S./Ph.D.) in “Molecular Communications” for Fall 2020.
Please send us an email (ebasar@ku.edu.tr) with your CV, transcripts, theses, and publications (if any).

November 2019: The most recent Special Issue of IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing (IEEE J-STSP): “Index Modulation for Future Wireless Networks: A Signal Processing Perspective” is edited by us. [Editorial]

November 2019: Upcoming talk at Ericsson Research Day in Turkey: “Beyond 5G and 6G: A Physical Layer Perspective”.

August 2019: Dr. Basar has been appointed as a Senior Editor for IEEE Communications Letters.

August 2019: We gave a Seminar at Russian Academy of Sciences – IITP: “Transmission Through Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces: A New Frontier in Wireless Communications”. [Photo1] [Photo2]

June 2019: An overview of enabling technologies, recent advances, and potential research directions in reconfigurable intelligent surfaces, which can be potential enablers for 6G and beyond! Our new preprint: “Wireless Communications Through Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces[PDF]

May 2019: Colloquium @ Uludag University: Today and Future of Communication Technologies [Presentation]

May 2019: Index modulation meets large intelligent surfaces: “Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface-Based Index Modulation: A New Beyond MIMO Paradigm for 6G” [PDF]
Matlab Codes are available at [MATLAB].

May 2019: PIMRC 2019 Special Session: Physical Layer Solutions for 6G. [Call For Papers] [EDAS]

March 2019: Dr. Basar has been appointed as the Coordinator of the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Graduate Programme of GSSE.

February 2019: Our new preprint on a promising beyond massive MIMO technology for 6G: “Transmission Through Large Intelligent Surfaces: A New Frontier in Wireless Communications[PDF].
MATLAB codes are available at [MATLAB].

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]


Past News (2018-2016)