C. Emre Koksal

Can Emre Koksal received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, in 1996, and the S.M. and Ph.D. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, in 1998 and 2002, respectively, in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Networks and Mobile Systems Group in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT, until 2003 and a Senior Researcher jointly in the Laboratory for Computer Communications and the Laboratory for Information Theory at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, until 2006. Since then, he has been with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, currently as an Associate Professor. His general areas of interest are wireless communication, communication networks, information theory, stochastic processes, and financial economics.

He is the recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2011), the OSU College of Engineering Lumley Research Award (2011), OSU College of Engineering Innovators Award (2016), and the co-recipient of an
HP Labs - Innovation Research Award in 2011. He was a finalist of the Bell Labs Prize in 2014. The paper he co-authored was a best student paper candidate in MOBICOM 2005. A wireless energy harvesting technology he invented is being commercialized by Nikola Labs. Currently he is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, and Elsevier Computer Networks.