Burak Polat received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electronics and communications engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey in 1993,1995, and 1997, respectively. In 1998, he was awarded the title of Associate Professor by the Council of Higher Education, Turkey. Between 1994 and 2000, he worked in Gebze Institute of Technology as a Research Assistant and Istanbul University as an Associate Professor. In 2000, he was on leave from Istanbul University to join Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Clemson University, SC, USA as a Visiting Researcher. Between 2000 and 2001, he worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electromagnetic Systems, Technical University of Denmark and between 2001 and 2003 he served as a Senior Researcher at Marmara Research Center, Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council. Between May 2003 and October 2005 he worked as an Associate Professor at Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering, Istanbul Technical University (ITU) and Codirector of ITU-Center for Satellite Communications and Remote Sensing. In 2004, he was at Electromagnetic Compatibility Laboratory, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada on sabbatical leave from ITU. Between 2005 and 2010, he has worked as a Full Professor at Electronics Engineering and Mathematics Departments of Uludag University, Turkey. Since September 2010, he serves as the Founding Chair of Electrical-Electronics Engineering Department of Trakya University, Turkey. He serves also as an Associate Editor of Selçuk Journal of Applied Mathematics. Dr. Polat’s research interests include analytical, asymptotic, and computational methods in electromagnetic theory.
Biography Updated on 26 June 2011