Hasari Celebi received his B.S. degree from the Electronics and Communications Engineering Department, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2000, his M.S. degree from the Electrical Engineering Department, San Jose State University, Calif, USA, in 2004, and his Ph.D. degree from the Electrical Engineering Department, University of South Florida, Fla, USA, in 2008. He led a group in Logus Wireless USA Inc. to design IEEE 802.16d/e standard (WiMAX) compliant radio transceiver for base stations. He serves currently as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Texas A&M University at Qatar. He (co)authored numerous publications including international journal and conference papers and three book chapters. In recognition of his outstanding research studies, he was awarded for the Research Fellow Excellence Award at Texas A&M University at Qatar in 2010. He was also the recipient of the Best Paper Award in the Fourth International Conference on Cognitive Radio-Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications (Crowncom) 2009 Conference. In addition, he was given the Outstanding Graduate Achievement Award at University of South Florida in 2008. He is a Member of IEEE. His research areas include detection and estimation theory, statistical signal processing, frequency diversity combining, channel propagation modeling, cognitive radio and software-defined radio (SDR), cognitive positioning systems, localization, and UWB systems.
Biography Updated on 1 September 2010