ilker demirkol

Ramon y Cajal Research Professor
Department of Telematics Eng.
Univ. Politecnica de Catalunya

Wireless Networking Group


Contact

c/ Jordi Girona 1-3, Modul C3
Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain, 08034
Tel: +34 93 4011055
Fax: +34 93 4011058
Skype: ilkerdem
ilker.demirkol (at) upc.edu

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academic services

Journal Editor

Conference Organizing Committee
  • TPC Chair, IEEE CCNC 2017 - Green Consumer Communications and Networking Special Session, IEEE CCNC, 2017
  • Publicity Chair, IEEE ICC 2017 - Flexnet Workshop, IEEE ICC, 2017
  • Demo Chair, IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, IEEE CCNC, 2015
  • Local Organizing Committee, Intl. Symposium on Computer Networks, ISCN, 2008

R&D Project Assessment
  • H2020 FLAG-ERA Panel Chair, 2016
  • H2020 FET-OPEN Panel Vice Chair (invited), 2016, 2017
  • H2020 FET-OPEN Evaluator, 2015
  • H2020 COST Expert, 2015
  • FP7 ERA-NET Evaluator, 2013
  • FP7 FET-Proactive Project Reviewer, 2013, 2014, 2015

Technical Program Committee
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications, IEEE ICC, 2015
  • International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo, ICCVE, 2014
  • IEEE Local Computer Networks, IEEE LCN, 2014
  • IEEE International Conference on Communication, Networks and Satellite, IEEE COMNETSAT, 2014
  • Wireless Days 2014
  • International Conference on Selected Topics in Mobile and Wireless Networking, MoWNeT, 2014
  • Workshop on Cellular Traffic Offloading to Opportunistic Networks, CARTOON, 2014
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications, IEEE ICC, 2013
  • IEEE Local Computer Networks, IEEE LCN, 2013
  • European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks, EWSN, 2013
  • IEEE Global Communications Conference, IEEE GLOBECOM, 2013
  • International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo, ICCVE, 2013
  • International Conference on Selected Topics in Mobile and Wireless Networking, MoWNeT, 2013
  • ITU Kaleidoscope Conference 2013
  • IEEE Local Computer Networks, IEEE LCN, 2012
  • European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks, EWSN, 2012
  • IEEE Global Communications Conference, IEEE GLOBECOM, 2012
  • International Conference on Selected Topics in Mobile and Wireless Networking, MoWNeT, 2012
  • IEEE Global Communications Conference, IEEE GLOBECOM, 2011
  • Int'l Conf on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing, ISSNIP, 2010
  • Asia-Pacific Conf on Communications, APCC , 2010
  • International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Communications, ICWMC, 2007
  • IEEE Global Communications Conference, IEEE GLOBECOM, 2007
  • International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Communications, ICWMC, 2006

Journal Reviewer
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE JSAC
  • ACM/IEEE Tran. on Networking
  • IEEE Communications Letters
  • IEEE Communications Magazine
  • IEEE Tran. on Wireless Communications
  • IEEE Tran. on Mobile Computing
  • IEEE Computer
  • Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks
  • Elsevier Computer Networks
  • Elsevier Computer Communications
  • Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (Wiley)
  • Wireless Networks (Springer)
  • ETRI Journal
  • Communications of ACM
  • EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking
  • IEEE Computer
  • IET Wireless Sensor Systems
  • International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing

Conference Reviewer
  • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, IEEE WCNC, 2014
  • IEEE Global Communications Conference, IEEE GLOBECOM, 2013
  • Military Communications Conference, MILCOM, 2013
  • European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks, EWSN, 2012
  • IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, IEEE PIMRC, 2012
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications, IEEE ICC, 2011
  • IEEE Global Communications Conference, IEEE GLOBECOM, 2010
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications, IEEE ICC, 2010
  • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, IEEE WCNC, 2010
  • IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, IEEE PIMRC, 2010
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications, IEEE ICC, 2009
  • Int'l Conf on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing, ISSNIP, 2009
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications, IEEE ICC, 2008
  • IEEE Global Communications Conference, IEEE GLOBECOM, 2008
  • IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, IEEE PIMRC, 2008
  • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, IEEE WCNC, 2007
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications, IEEE ICC, 2007
  • International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing, ISWPC, 2007
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, IEEE VTC, 2006
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications, IEEE ICC, 2004
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications, IEEE ICC, 2003


honors & awards
2014
Ramon y Cajal Research Grant by Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spain, 2014-2019.

2013
Best Paper Award in IEEE ICC'13 Ad Hoc and Sensor Network Symposium, Budapest, Hungary.

2011
Juan de la Cierva Research Grant by Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation for Research in Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, 2011-2014.

2010
Best Mentor Award by Dept. of Electrical and Computer Eng. in University of Rochester, NY, USA.

2007
Research Grant by Bogazici University Foundation for Research Collaboration with Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.

2006
International Summer School Grant by Bogazici University Foundation for Advanced Study Institute on WSN, Hong Kong.

2006
International Conference Grant by Bogazici University Foundation for IEEE INFOCOM participation, Barcelona, Spain.

2001
Travel Grant by IEEE ComSoc for IEEE INFOCOM participation, Alaska, USA,2001.

1999
Ranked 2nd in Graduate Education Exam (GRE-type nationwide exam for graduate education), Turkey.

1993
Ranked in the top 0.01\% in the two-stage nationwide University Entrance Examinations, Turkey.


academic talks

5 Nov 2013
Wake-up Radio as an Energy-Efficient Alternative to Conventional Wireless Sensor Network MAC Protocols, ACM MSWIM, Barcelona, Spain.

15 May 2013
Energy Efficient Wireless Networking of Sensor Nodes, Sensors, Nuremberg, Germany.

29 Apr 2013
Achieving Sustainable and Scalable Future Wireless Networks, IMDEA Networks, Madrid, Spain.

30 Aug 2012
Cross-layer Energy Optimization Under Image Quality Constraints for Wireless Image Transmissions, IWCMC'12, Limassol, Cyprus.

7 Dec 2010
Energy-Efficient Duty Cycle Assignment for Receiver-Based Convergecast in Wireless Sensor Networks, IEEE GLOBECOM, Miami, FL, USA.

4 May 2008
Effect of Sleep Schedule and Frame Rate on the Capabilities of Video Sensor Networks, International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing, Santorini, Greece.

29 Apr 2008
Energy and Delay Optimized Contention for Wireless Sensor Networks, IMDEA Networks, Madrid, Spain.

27 Sep 2007
Research Conducted in Computer Networks Research Laboratory, NetLab - Turkey, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Signal Theory and Communications Department, Barcelona, Spain.

24 Apr 2001
Location Area Planning in Cellular Networks Using Simulated Annealing, IEEE INFOCOM, Alaska, USA.


Accreditations
2014
Senior Member of IEEE, IEEE.

2012
Profesor Contratado Doctor (Assoc. Profesor) Accreditation, Spain.

2012
Profesor Universidad Privada (Assoc. Profesor for Private Universities) Accreditation, Spain.


education

2008

2002

1998
B.S. Computer Engineering  Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
Honors Degree
Breadth Area: Computer Networks and Database Systems

1993
High School Diploma  Bursa Science High School, Bursa, Turkey