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Embedded systems, networked control systems, real-time systems, real-time communication, distributed systems, Linear synchronous motor design and drive methods, Control Previously: artificial intelligence, learning algorithms, and artificial neural networks.
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Partial differential equations; pseudo-differential operators; functional analysis.
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Information and Network Security, Wireless Networtk Security, Cryptography, Certificate Systems and Public Key Infrastructures, Ecommerce Security, Computer Networks
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Uniformly distributed sequences; finite fields and applications; pseudo random numbers.
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Ali Koşar's research interests lie in heat and fluid flow in micro heat sinks, micro/nano scale cooling, cavitation, boiling heat transfer, and MEMS (Microelectromechanical Systems). He has been conducting pioneering research on single-phase and boiling heat transfer, single-phase and two-phase pressure drop, critical heat flux (CHF), and cavitation in MEMS-based pin fin, second generation microchannel heat sinks. The results of his research have generated many papers on micro heat sinks in some prestigious journals like Journal of Heat Transfer and International Journal of Heat Transfer. Moreover, he also has some conference papers. RESEARCH INTERESTS Two-phase flow, Boiling Heat Transfer, Convective heat transfer, Critical Heat Flux, Electronic cooling, Microsystems, Nano/micro scale Heat Transfer, Minuatorization of heat sinks, Microfluidics
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Biological physics • Systems science
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Control systems; power electronics; mechatronics; robotics.
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My research interest lies in the intersection of Commutative and Computational Algebra, Combinatorics and Algebraic Statistics.
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Design and modeling of Microelectromechanical Systems. IC Design for Transducer Interfaces.
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Invariant object recognition; implicit polynomial models; texture analysis; statistical pattern recognition; use of machine vision in manufacturing automation, biometrics, facial expression analysis, brain computer interface, segmentation
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Computational geometry for design and manufacturing, tissue engineering, nano/micro-scale modeling and manufacturing, biomedical engineering, 3D rapid prototyping and product realization.
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Stochastic Models • Analysis of Queueing Systems • Production/Inventory Systems • Call Centers • Simulation
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Structural Dynamics, vibrations, biomechanics, micro-manufacturing
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Computer vision & Machine learning: biometrics, document recognition, image retrieval
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Transportation and Logistics Systems • Sustainable Transport Planning • Vehicle Routing • Electromobility • Applied Optimization • Metaheuristic Approaches to Large-Scale Problems
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Functional materials for components in electronic applications. Phase transitions in functional oxides and artificially grown multilayers/superlattices. Effect of defects on thermodynamics and phase transitions of crystalline materials. Ferroelectrics and dielectrics with tunable properties. Semiconducting properties of ferroelectrics as wide bandgap systems. Growth and characterization of ferroelectric and multiferroic films using chemical precursor methods.
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Polymer and protein dynamics; theoretical and computational investigation of complex molecular systems.
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Algebraic coding theory, especially the relations between this theory and algebraic curves over finite fields.
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Software Engineering; Software Quality Assurance; Software Testing; Combinatorial Interaction Testing; Fault Detection, Isolation, and Characterization; Online Failure Prediction; Highly Configurable Systems; Software Security.
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Theoretical Particle Physics and Quantum Field Theory; General Theory of Relativity and Mathematical Physics.
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developing nanoparticle-based optical materials controlled assembly of nanoparticles mechanisms of extended phosphorescence origin of wetting structure and properties of interfaces thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transformations
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Computational Molecular Biophysics: atomically-detailed characterization of drug permeation through lipid bilayer. Theoretical Physical Chemistry: molecular dynamics simulations for magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
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Molecular medicine, molecular and cell biology, cellular stress and death mechanisms, apoptosis, autophagy, innovative drug research, nanotechnology in medical research.
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High Energy Astrophysics, black hole binaries, instrumentation
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Finite element modeling, crystal plasticity, physically based modeling, texture evolution, mechanical modeling & design of composites
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Manufacturing processes and equipment; process modelling; monitoring and control; machine dynamics and mechanical vibrations.
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Cryptography and Security, Computer Aritmetic, High Perfomance Computing,Distributed Computing.
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High Energy Astrophysics: X-ray and Gamma-ray Properties of Magnetars, X-ray Binaries, Broadband Studies of Gamma Ray Bursts; Astronomy Education
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Artificial intelligence. Knowledge representation and automated reasoning. Cognitive Robotics.
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Production Planning, Integer Programming, Stochastic Optimization, Conic Optimization
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Polyelectrolyte multilayer thin films, responsive nanocomposites, vertically aligned and functionalized carbon nanotubes for supercapacitor applications.
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Chemical vapor deposition of organic and inorganic thin films, fabrication and characterization of polymer nanostructures, applications of thin films as stimuli responsive coatings.
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Design Optimization (Domain specific optimal design of mechanical, biomedical and electromagnetic systems, optimal design of complex/new technology products, Multidisciplinary design optimization) Material Design and Fabrication (Topology optimization, Homogenization theory, Advanced 3D fabrication (Solid Free Form Fabrication, Micro Fabrication by Co-Extrusion, etc.) Computational Mechanics (advanced micro-material modeling, Finite Element Methods (FEM)) Electromagnetics (FEM, miniature multifunctional antennas, filters, passive components, arrays)
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Project and machine scheduling; innovation and manufacturing strategies; operations and project management; evolutionary algorithms.
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Transportation and Distribution Logistics • Facility Location • Scheduling and Sequencing • Network Design and Network Flow • Crew and Personnel Planning • Heuristic Algorithms • Decision Support Systems Applications
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Mathematics of Operations Research, Stochastic Processes, Optimization, Stochastic Optimization Applications, Revenue Management, Maintenance, Inventory Control
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Research areas: Algebraic Function Fields and Curves, in particular in positive characteristic, Coding Theory
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Analysis of biotic and abiotic stress response mechanisms of important genes and manipulate these genes employing genomics and informatics tools. A better understanding of gene transmission and silencing.
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Theoretical and numerical hydrodynamics, Experimental hydrodynamics Numerical techniques in nonlinear wave mechanics, Remote sensing of water waves Wave-turbulence interaction, Surfactant effects on wave dissipation Data networking and security, E-commerce applications Hydrodynamic aspects of yacht design, Hull design in high-speed boats
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Formal methods; hardware/software verification; model checking; finite state machine based testing
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Role of oxidative stress and antioxidants on signaling pathways leading to gene expression.
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Antenna design; propagation modeling; numerical methods in electromagnetics, and geolocation; algorithms in wireless communication systems.
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Low Power Digital Hardware Design for Video Processing and Compression, System-on-Chip (SoC) ASIC and FPGA Design, Embedded System Design, Computer-Aided Design and Test for Digital VLSI Circuits
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Theoretical condensed matter physics. Spintronics and spin Hall effect. Topological insulators and superconductors. Mesoscale and nanoscale physics. Quantum transport theory. Graphene physics. Asymptotic methods in physics.
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- Micronutrient deficiencies and toxicities in plants - Genetic improvement of cultivated wheats by exploiting wild wheats - Oxygen free radicals and antioxidants in stressed plants - Heavy metal uptake, transport and accumulation in plants - Physiological characterization of plants suffering from abiotic stress factors
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Electron transport in nanostructures Quantum Hall effect Scanning tunneling microscopy
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Enumerative combinatorics, and its applications to partition theory and q-series.
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Parallel Algorithms; high performance computing; BigData analysis; cryptography; bioinformatics
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Research Interests • Decision Making Under Uncertainty • Heuristic Search and Optimization Techniques • Data Mining • Decision Support Systems • Bioinformatics • Innovation Management
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His primary research interest is in intelligent motion control and humanoid robots. He is the author of 50 papers which have appeared in international conference proceedings and journals.
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Airline crew scheduling, machine scheduling, optimization problems in wireless ad hoc and sensor networks, logistics, computational optimization.
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Plant nutrition, plant physiology, food security
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Geometry, Mechanics, Simulation and Optimization of multi-axis milling operations. Machine Tool Dynamics, Modeling of Metal Cutting Dynamics. Tool path generation techniques. Robotic Machining.
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Design and Development of Micro-Hydro Power Systems, Project Coordinator & Responsible for Mechanical Design, Supported by DPT (Devlet Planlama Teskilati), Sabancı Univ. Proje No. EACF05-00337, 2005-2008. Reverse engineering and modeling of turbine blades, Project Leader, Funded by Scientific Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK - MAM), Sabancı Univ. Proje No. EACF04-00269, 2004-2007. Development of an automated system to label fabric pieces used in shirt manufacturing, Project Leader, Funded by Abbate Shirts / Oztay Tekstil Co., Sabancı Univ. Proje No. EACF04-00260, 2004-2005. Petrol Yakıtlı Bir Aracın Hibrit Araca Dönüşümü, Gebze Yüksek Teknoloji Enstitüsü Bilimsel Araştırma Projesi, Proje No. 02-A-03-01-09, Project Leader, 2001-2003. High Temperature Sealing of Gas Turbine Hot Gas Path Junctions, General Electric Corporate R&D Center, SO #s 212597, 210174, Project Leader, 1998-2001. Hydrogen and Oil Sealing in Industrial Generators, General Electric Corporate R&D Center, SO #s 212605, 212606, 212628, Project Leader, 1998-2001. Non-metallic Piston Ring Seals for Natural Gas Compressors, General Electric Corporate R&D Center, NP PO # 0/08225, Project Leader, 2000-2001. Non-Metallic Oil Brush Seals Technology Development for Aircraft Engines, General Electric Corporate R&D Center, SO #208716, 208897, Project Leader, 2000-2001.
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*Designing Robust Physical and Link Layer Algorithms for Digital Wireless and Wired Communications: Signal Processing , Error-Control Coding, Equalization, Detection, Modulation, Co-operative Diversity, Data Fusion and Synchronization for MIMO, UWB, OFDM , 802.11n, CDMA, GSM and Bluetooth Wireless Communications, Sensor Networks, hard disk, CD, DVD, ADSL. *; Multimedia and Biometric Security: Fuzzy Vaulting, Stenography, Public and Private Watermarking, Biometric Hashing, Data Processing and Coding for Information Hiding. * Capacity Achieving Codes: turbo codes, low density parity check codes (LDPC) and their implementations.
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Polymer based Composite Materials, Nano Composites, Structural Health Monitoring, Fiber Optic Sensors, Meshless Computational Fluid Mechanics (Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics), Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing, Semiconductor Single Crystal Growth.
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Neutron Stars. Pulsars. X-ray binaries
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Smart Materials and Structures, Optimization and Testing of Composite Materials, Structural Analysis, Design of Experiments and Surragate Models
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Biomechatronics,bioengineering, biomedical engineering, development of microfabricated devices for personalized medicine and drug tests, robotic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, cellular decision mechanisms and motility, motion control systems, microfluidics, tumor growth and mathematical modeling, antibiotic persistence.
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Holography, Quantum Computing, Quantum Cryptography, RF & Microwaves, Optics & Photonics in general...
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Finite geometry, Galois geometry, Incidence geometry, Semifields and non-associative algebras, Finite fields, Computer algebra, Coding theory, Combinatorics, Geometry of tensor products, Segre varieties, Algebraic Geometry.
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Statistical signal and image processing, inverse problems, computer vision, wireless sensor networks, data fusion, radar imaging, biomedical information processing, sensor array signal processing, brain-computer interfaces
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Processing-structure and property relationships, their computer simulation, particularly the effect of stress history on the development of structural hierarchy in various polymer processes including injection molding, film and fiber forming; developing on-line structural monitoring strategies to understand the fundamentals of structural evolution under complex thermal deformation; histories that are imparted onto polymers during their processing; the effect of nano-sized organic and inorganic particles on the evolution of structural hierarchy in processed polymers.
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Supply chain contracting, Sales channels management, Game theory and experimental economics applications in supply chain management
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Microelectromechanical System (MEMS), Micromachining and Micro/Nanofabrication Technologies, Micro Sensors and Actuators, Semiconductor Process Technologies, Scanning-Probe based Nanotechnology and Nanomanufacturing, Biomedical Microsystems and Devices, Microfluidic Systems, MEMS-CMOS and nanomaterial integration
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Computer Vision, Control, Robotics, Visual Servoing, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Microsystems, Bilateral Teleoperation, Swarm Robotics
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Complex analysis in multi-variables, pluripotential theory, operator theory
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Decision making under uncertainty, stochastic programming, risk modeling, sustainable urban transportation, network design for service systems
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silicone-based composite models, surgical models, colloid and dispersant science, rheology, cement
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His research interests lie in the general field of communication networks. Specifically, he is interested in network economics, satellite and terrestrial wireless networks, mobile ad-hoc/ sensor networks and control of stochastic systems.
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Communication networks, wireless communications and wireless local area and wide area networks, multiple access techniques and Quality of Service (QoS).
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Hybrid Systems, Communication Networks, Transportation Systems. optimization theory, stochastic control and game theory, electric power systems, and urban economics.
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Computer Graphics, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Cultural Heritage, Information Visualization,
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Plant Biotechnology and Biosafety, DNA fingerprinting, Alternative Energy, Algae Research, Plant Tissue Culture
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Synthesis & Characterization of Proton Exchange Membranes for Fuel Cells, Graphene based Electrodes & Catalyst Supports for Fuel Cells, Radiation Induced Grafting, Micro-Nanomaterials for Artificial Muscles, Electrodes for Lithium Ion Batteries, Electrochemical Synthesis & Characterization of Conducting Polymers
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Applied probability, statistics, stochastic processes, optimal stopping, stochastic optimal control with applications in finance and engineering
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PEM Fuel Cells
Microflows
Fluid Mechanics
Heat transfer
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Local and global nonlinear optimization with a particular emphasis on algorithm development, parallel optimization problems in machine learning.
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Bayesian Statistics, Monte Carlo methods
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Mechanical, Tehrmodynamic, Electronic, and Structural Properties of Metal Nanowires and Nanotubes. Characteristics of Growth at nanoscale at Metal Surfaces; Structural and Vibrational Properties of Metal Surfaces. Properties of Quasicrystal Materials and Development of Model Potentials for Quasicrystals. Statistical Modeling of Human Immune System; Differantiation of T cells at the Thymus.
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Applications of Combinatorial Optimization• Sequential Testing
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Several Complex Variables, Holomorphic Dynamics, Complex Geometry
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High Energy Astrophysics: Neutron stars, accretion disks around neutron stars and black holes, emission mechanisms of broad-band radiation from neutron star magnetospheres and accretion disks.
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Physical human-machine interaction, rehabilitation robotics, cognitive robotics, haptic guidance schemes for skill training and rehabilitation, design of exoskeletons and prosthetics devices
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Analog and Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits; RF & Microwave Integrated Circuits; Sensors and Actuators; Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS); Solid-State Electronic Devices
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analysis of nonlinear partial differential equations, infinite-dimensional dynamical systems, gradient flows, strain-limiting theory of elastic solids, viscoelasticity, solid mechanics.
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Active database systems; data mining; data mining security; data warehouses; mobile data management.
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Carbon nanomaterials, catalysis, chemistry of fossil hydrocarbons, environmental science and chemistry, hydrogen energy system.
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Polymer synthesis; characterization, modification and structure/property/application relationship, and polymerization kinetics; florinated polymers, oligomers and surfactants (synthesis and characterization); reactions and extractions in supercritical carbon dioxide; formulation of performance chemicals.
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Theoretical condensed matter physics • Superconductivity: Nanoscopic systems, Josephson tunneling, superconductivity in very high magnetic fields • Quantum Hall Effect: Disorder and localization in high magnetic fields Quantum mechanics • Entanglement and decoherence
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Molecular biology and investigation of structure of biological molecules using synchrotron X -ray scattering; investigation of structure-function relationships in fibrous molecules including chromatin, actin etc.; investigation of structures of metal-binding proteins