Volkan Rodoplu

Volkan Rodoplu

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
805-893-7277
vrodoplu [at] ece [dot] ucsb [dot] edu

Institute Role
Member of Computing Solutions Group and Electronics & Photonics Solutions Group

A minimum energy wireless network.
A minimum energy wireless network.

Affiliated Centers
Member of the Greenscale Center for Energy-Efficient Computing

Research
Volkan Rodoplu’s area of expertise is wireless communications and networking. His current research focuses on: (1) Protocol Design and Optimization for Wireless Networks, (2) Quality of Service in Mobile Networks, (3) Underwater Wireless Networks, and (4) Energy-Efficient Wireless Sensor and Ad Hoc Networks. Together with colleagues at the Greenscale Center for Energy-Efficient Computing, Rodoplu works to curb the energy consumption of wireless networks through the development of energy-efficient protocols. 

Biography
Volkan Rodoplu received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University in 1996 and an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1998. He worked for Texas Instruments (Dallas, TX) in the summer of 1998, on multiuser detection and interference cancellation algorithms, and for Tensilica, Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) in 2000 and 2001, on turbo decoding algorithms and architectures for reconfigurable processors. He received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 2003 and subsequently joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UC Santa Barbara as an Assistant Professor. He is the recipient of the NSF CAREER Award (2007), UC Regents' Junior Faculty Fellowship (2006), Department of Electrical Engineering Outstanding Service Award at Stanford (2000), George B. Wood Legacy Prize (1996), G. David Forney Prize (1996), and the John W. Tukey Award (1995). 

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