ALKAN SOYSAL
EDUCATION

Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA, February 2008
M.S., University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA, June 2006
B.S., Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, June 2002

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Optimization problems in wireless communications

  • MIMO-OFDM (LTE/LTE-A) networks
  • Relay assisted networks
  • Motion design
  • Energy efficiency in heterogeneous networks
EXTERNALLY FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS
  1. “Mobility management in GSM and 3G heterogeneous networks”, PI: A. Soysal, Source: Turkcell, 2013
  2. “Energy Efficient Cell Deployment for Heterogeneous Cellular Networks”, PI: A. Soysal, Source: Turkcell, 2013
  3. “Coverage comparison of 800MHz and 2.6GHz bands for LTE”, PI: A. Soysal, Source: Turkcell, 2011
  4. "Partial Channel State Information in Wireless MIMO Relay Networks and Optimum Resource Allocation Algorithms", PI: A. Soysal, Source: TUBITAK, 2010-2013
RECENT JOURNAL PAPERS
  1. B. Aygun, A. Soysal and A.M. Wyglinski, Sum-of-Sinusoids Channel Model with LOS Component for SISO and MIMO Relaying VANETs, Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, submitted September 2014.
  2. B. Aygün and A. Soysal, Capacity Bounds on MIMO Relay Channel with Covariance Feedback at the Transmitters, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 62(5): 2042-2051, June 2013.
  3. A. Soysal and S. Ulukus, Joint Channel Estimation and Resource Allocation for MIMO Systems-Part II: Multi-user and Numerical Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 9(2): 632-640, February 2010.
  4. A. Soysal and S. Ulukus, Joint Channel Estimation and Resource Allocation for MIMO Systems-Part I: Single-user Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 9(2): 624-631, February 2010.
  5. A. Soysal and S. Ulukus, Optimality of Beamforming in Fading MIMO Multiple Access Channels, IEEE Transactions on Communications, 57(4): 1171-1183, April 2009.
RECENT CONFERENCE PAPERS
  1. Soysal, Optimality of Beamforming in Fading MIMO with Noisy Channel Estimation, IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, Washington DC, USA, September 2014.
  2. Aygun, A. Soysal and A.M. Wyglinski, Performance Analysis of MIMO-Based Decode-and-Forward Relaying VANETs, IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference, Boston, USA, December 2013.
  3. B. Aygün and A. Soysal, Fading MIMO Relay Channels with Channel Estimation Error, IEEE Internationan Conference on Communications, Budapest, Hungary, June 2013.
  4. B. Aygün and A. Soysal, Fading MIMO Relay Channels with Covariance Feedback, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Paris, France, April 2012.
  5. A. Soysal, A Method for Optimizing Matrix Valued Functions and Its Applications to Capacity of MIMO Systems, 2011 19th Telecommunications Forum Telfor (TELFOR), Belgrade, Serbia, November 2011.
  6. B. Aygün and A. Soysal, Achieving the Lower Bound of Fading MIMO Relay Channels with Partial CSI, International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (IWCMC) Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, July 2011.
  7. A. Soysal, Tightness of Capacity Bounds in Correlated MIMO Systems with Channel Estimation Error, IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2010.
  8. M. Saimler and A. Soysal, Çöz-İlet ve Yükselt-İlet Aktarma Ağlarında Enerji Verimliliği, Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları Kurultayı, Trabzon, Nisan 2014.
  9. M. Saimler and A. Soysal, Çöz-İlet Aktarma Ağlarında Enerji Verimliliği, Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları Kurultayı, Kıbrıs, Nisan 2013.
  10. B. Aygün and A. Soysal, MIMO Aktarma Kanallarnda Güç Tahsisi İçin Hızlı Bir Algoritma, Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları Kurultayı, Antalya, Nisan 2011.
  11. O. Tura, A. Soysal and G. Yüksel, LTE 800 MHz ve LTE 2600 MHz Frekans Bantlarının Hucre Kapsama Bakımından Karsılastırılması, Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları Kurultayı, Antalya, Nisan 2011.
  12. A. Soysal, Eksik Kanal Bilgisi Altında MIMO Sistemler, Sinyal İşleme ve İletişim Uygulamaları Kurultayı, Diyarbakır, Nisan 2010.
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