Zafer Sahinoglu received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey, in 1994, and the M.S. degree in biomedical engineering, and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering (with awards) from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, in 1998 and 2001, respectively. In 1999 he was with AT&T Shannon Research Labs. Since March 2001, he has been with Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, Cambridge, Mass. His current research interests include MAC and upper-layer issues in wireless sensor networks, and ultra-wideband ranging, and geolocation. He has coauthored a book chapter on UWB geolocation and has authored and coauthored over 33 international journal and conference papers. He has contributed to MPEG21 standards on mobility modeling and characterization for multimedia service adaptation, to ZigBee on costaware routing and broadcasting, and to IEEE 802.15.4a standards on precision ranging. He is currently a Technical Vice-Editor in IEEE 802.15.4a TG and Chair of ZigBee industrial plant monitoring profile task group. He holds 11 patents.
Biography Updated on 1 March 2007