Professor of Electrical Engineering
228A Electrical Engineering West
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
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.
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
Wireless communications and networking, information theory, and communication theory.
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