Ian F. Akyildiz biography

Ian F. Akyildiz


1954 –


Who is Ian F. Akyildiz?

Ian F. Akyildiz is the Ken Byers Chair Professor with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, the Director of the Broadband Wireless Networking Laboratory and Chair of the Telecommunications Group at the School of ECE at Georgia Tech.

Since 2013, Dr. Akyildiz is a FiDiPro Professor at Tampere University of Technology, Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering, Finland, and the founder of the NCC. Since 2008, Dr. Akyildiz is an Honorary Professor with the School of Electrical Engineering - Telecom BCN at Universitat Polit├Ęcnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain, and the founder of the N3Cat.

Since 2011, he is a Consulting Chair Professor with the King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Between 2009 and 2012, he was an honorary professor with the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, and the founder of the Advanced Sensor Networks Lab.

His current research interests are in Nanonetworks, Long-Term Evolution Advanced Networks, Cognitive Radio Networks, and Wireless Sensor Networks. He has the Erdos Number 2.


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Apr 11, 1954
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