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Electrical Engineering

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Aylin Yener

Aylin Yener

Professor of Electrical Engineering

228A Electrical Engineering West

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-4337

E-mail: yener_at_ee_dot_psu_dot_edu / Personal Web site

Research Area: Communications and Networking

Research Group: Wireless Communications and Networking Laboratory (WCAN@PSU)

Dr. Yener joined Penn State Electrical Engineering in January 2002 as an assistant professor. She was an associate professor between July 2006 and July 2010 and has been a professor since. Dr. Yener has been the principal investigator on a number of grants from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Defense. Her research interests are in fundamental limits of wireless networks, green communications, information security and network science. She has more than 200 publications in books, journals, and conference proceedings.

Dr. Yener currently serves on the Board of Governors of the IEEE Information Theory Society as its Treasurer. Previously, she was the chair of the Student Committee of the IEEE Information Theory Society in the years 2007-2011, an editor for the IEEE Transactions on Communications in the years 2009-2012, and an editor and a member of the editorial advisory board of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications in the years 2001-2012. Dr. Yener has also served as the technical program-chair for several symposia in IEEE conferences in years 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, and 2014.

Education

Ph.D. WINLAB, Rutgers University, Electrical and Computer Engineering
M.S. WINLAB, Rutgers University, Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S. Bogazici University, Turkey, Electrical and Electronics Engineering
B.S. Bogazici University, Turkey, Physics

Expertise

Wireless communications and networking, information theory, and communication theory.

Selected Publications and Patents

Link to selected publications and patents

Honors and Awards

Penn State Engineering Alumni Society Premier Research Award - 2014

Penn State Engineering Alumni Society Outstanding Research Award - 2010

DARPA ITMANET Young Investigator Team Award - 2006

National Science Foundation CAREER Award - 2003