Melike Erol-Kantarci serves as the Coordinator of the Smart Grid Communications Lab and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada. She received the Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in computer engineering, in 2009 and 2004, respectively. During her Ph.D. studies, she was a Fulbright Visiting Researcher at the Computer Science Department of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), CA, USA. She received a B.S. degree from the Department of Control and Computer Engineering of the Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2001. Erol-Kantarci has received a Fulbright Ph.D. Research Scholarship (2006) and the Siemens Excellence Award (2004), and she has won two Outstanding/Best Paper Awards. She is an occasional Reviewer of transactions and journals and a TPC member for various conferences. Her main research interests are wireless sensor networks, smart grid, cyber-physical systems, electrification of transportation, underwater sensor networks, mobility modeling, and localization and internet traffic analysis. Erol-Kantarci has over 700 citations and her h-index is 14 according to Google Scholar. She is an IEEE Member and the Vice for Women in Engineering (WIE) at the IEEE Ottawa Section.
Biography Updated on 28 December 2013