Dr. Ian F. Akyildiz

Ken Byers Chair Professor in Telecommunications

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332, USA

Office: Centergy One, Room 5170
Tel: +1 404 894 5141 Fax: +1 404 894 7883
E-mail: ian@ece.gatech.edu
Web: http://bwn.ece.gatech.edu/IFA/

Administrative Assistant: Venese P. Blake-Leggett
E-mail: vbl6@gatech.edu




ALUMNI on April 11, 2014.




All you want to know about 5G is here

5G Roadmap: 10 Key Enabling Technologies


Talk on SoftAir

Prof. I.F. Akyildiz delivered a talk on “SoftAir: A Software-Defined Networking Architecture for 5G Wireless Systems” at 5tonic Labs, Madrid, Spain on July 19, 2017. [Video] [Slides]

New Patent Issued

I.F. Akyildiz and J.M. Jornet, “Graphene-based Plasmonic Nano-antenna for Terahertz Band Communication”, U.S. Patent No. 9,643,841 on May 9, 2017. [Link] [Plaque]

Patents granted

Dr. I.F. Akyildiz and alumnus (2013) Dr. J.M. Jornet are granted the patent “Graphene-based Plasmonic Nano-antenna for Terahertz Band Communication” (US 14/253,539).

Together with their recently issued patent on “Graphene-based Plasmonic Nano-transceiver employing HEMT for Terahertz Band Communication” (US 14/560,213),

Dr. I.F. Akyildiz and Dr. J.M. Jornet own the intellectual property to build the complete front-end for ultra-broadband communication networks in the Terahertz Band, i.e., the next frontier for wireless communications. [Plaque]

Aramco Best-in-Class Young Researcher Award

BWN Lab member Abdallah Al-Shehri has been awarded the “Best-in-Class Young Researcher” award by Aramco among 170 Aramco students pursuing Ph.D.s in the U.S. and around the world. [Link]

Keynote Speech on Internet of Things

Dr. I.F. Akyildiz gives a keynote speech entitled “Internet of Things: Trends, Directions and Opportunities” at Annual IoT Forum, Tunisia, April 28, 2017. [Slides]

Keynote Speech on Internet of Nanothings

Dr. I.F. Akyildiz gives a keynote speech entitled “Internet of MicroThings, Nanothings and Bio-Nanothings” at IoT Tunisia Workshop, SESAME University, Tunisia, April 27, 2017. [Slides]

Interview on 5G

Prof. I.F. Akyildiz was interviewed by WSB-TV for a special presentation at Cox Media Group Annual Conference on the topic of 5G and how it will transform our society. [Video]

PhD Thesis Defended

Shih-Chun Lin defends his PhD thesis entitled "SoftAir: A Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization Architecture for 5G Wireless Systems" on April 3, 2017. He will join North Carolina State University as an Assistant Professor. [Photo]

Top Scientist by h-index

Dr. I.F. Akyildiz has been ranked as the 50th scientist worldwide and 37th in United States based on Google h-index rankings [Source] [Ranking List].

h-index 100 reached

Dr. I.F. Akyildiz had reached a h-index of 100 on Google Scholar as of October 1, 2016.
h-index of h means that at least h papers have received more than h numbers of citations.

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