Sedat Ölçer

Professor

Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences / Department of Computer Engineering

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  • Work Experience

    1984-2012, Research Staff Member, IBM Zurich Research Laboratory.

     

    Awards

    IEEE Fellow, November 2005.

    IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer, May 2004.

    IEEE Communications Society, 2003 Leonard G. Abraham best paper award: “Filtered Multitone Modulation for very High-Speed Digital Subscriber Lines, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications 20(5), June 2002, pp. 1016-1028.”

    IBM Research Division Outstanding Technical Accomplishment Award, May 2012. 

    IBM Research Division Extraordinary Technical Accomplishment Award, Feb. 2010.

    IBM Corporate Award, May 2008.

    IBM Research Division Award, June 2007.

    IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award, Aug. 2006.

     

    Academic Background

    1984, Research Associate, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Yale University, USA.

    1982-1984, Research Associate, Information Systems Laboratory, Stanford University, USA.

    1982, PhD (Adaptive Control Theory), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.

    1978, Diploma of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.

     

    Academic Appointments 

    July 2015-present, Director, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, İstanbul Bilgi University.

    March 2015-present, Professor and Head, Dept. of Computer Engineering, İstanbul Bilgi University.

    June 2013-Feb 2015, Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, İstanbul Bilgi University.

    Sept. 2012-March 2013, Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, İstanbul Bilgi University.

    Sept. 2002-Feb. 2003 & Sept. 2010-Mar. 2011, Visiting Professor, Sabancı University, Turkey.

     

    Selected Work, Publications, and Patents

    R. D. Cideciyan, R. Hutchins, T. Mittelholzer, and S. Ölçer, “Partial Reverse Concatenation for Data Storage,” Invited Paper, AsiaPacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA) Conf., Angkor Wat, Cambodia, Dec. 9-12, 2014.

    R. D. Cideciyan, R. A. Hutchins, T. Mittelholzer and S. Ölçer, “Combined Soft Detection/Soft Decoding in Tape Drive Storage Channels,” US Patent US 8,854,759 B2, Oct. 7, 2014.

    K. T. Blinick, R. A. Hutchins, T. Mittelholzer and S. Ölçer, “Adaptive Soft-Output Detector for Magnetic Tape Read Channels,” US Patent US 8,797,670 B2, Aug. 5, 2014.

    K. T. Blinick, E. Eleftheriou, R. A. Hutchins and S. Ölçer, “Data-Dependent Noise-Predictive Maximum Likelihood Detection (DD-NPML) for Magnetic Recording,” US Patent US 8,670,199 B2, Mar. 11, 2014.

    E. Christensen, E. Gale, R. Hutchins and S. Ölçer, “Technique for fixing tap coefficients in a programmable finite-impulse-response equalizer,” US Patent US 8,605,380 B1, Dec. 10, 2013.

    E. Eleftheriou, R. Hutchins, and S. Ölçer, “Data dependent NPML detection and systems thereof,” US Patent US 8,443,273 B2, May 14, 2013.

    S. Ölçer and R. Hutchins, “NPML Detection Employing IIR Noise-Prediction with Application to Magnetic Tape Storage,” proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference, Globecom 2011, SAC04, Dec. 5-9, 2011, Houston, TX.

    S. Ölçer, et al. “29.5 Gb/in2 Recording Areal Density on Barium Ferrite Tape,”IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 47(1) (January 2011).

    T. Harasawa, R. Suzuki, O. Shimizu, S. Ölçer, E. Eleftheriou, “Barium Ferrite Particulate Media for High-Recording-Density Tape Storage Systems,” IEEE Trans. Magnetics, 46(6) (June 2010) 1894-1897.

    S. Ölçer, E. Eleftheriou, and R. H. Hutchins, “Adaptive Noise-Predictive Maximum-Likelihood (NPML) Detection for Magnetic Tape Storage Systems,” IBM Journal of Research and Development, Vol. 54, No. 2, March-April, 2010.

    S. Ölçer, A. Kavcic, B. Vasic, B. Wilson, L. Xu, “Guest Editorial Data Communication Techniques for Storage Channels and Neworks,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 28(2), pp. 129-134, Feb. 2010.

     

    Editorship

    Technical Editor, IEEE Communications Magazine, Jan. 2001-Dec. 2011.

    Technical Editor, China Communications, 2005-2011. 

    Guest Editor, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Feb. 2010, Special Issue: Data Communication Techniques for Storage Channels and Networks. 

    Guest Editor, IEEE Communications Magazine, Jan. 2009, Special Issue: Advances in Signal Processing for Wireless and Wired Communications.

    Guest Editor, IEEE Communications Magazine, Aug. 2003, Special Issue: Capacity Approaching Codes, Iterative Decoding Algorithms & their Applications.

    Guest Editor, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, June 2002, Special Issue: Twisted Pair Transmission—Ever Increasing Performance on Ancient Telephone Wires.

    Guest Editor, IEEE Communications Magazine, May 2000, Special Issue: Very High-Speed Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL).

    Guest Editor, Computer Networks, Feb. 1999, Special Issue: Broadband Access Networks.

     

    Conference Organization (from 2002-present)

    IEEE Global Communications Conference, Globecom 2016, Washington, DC, USA, 4-8 Dec. 2016, Chair (Data Storage Symposium).

    IEEE Global Communications Conference, Globecom 2011, Houston, TX, 5-9 Dec. 2011, Technical Program Committee Member. 

    IEEE International Conf. on Communications, ICC 2009, Dresden, Almanya, 14-18 June 2009, Chair (Data Storage Symposium). 

    IEEE Global Communications Conference, Globecom 2007, Washinggton DC, 23-30 Nov. 2007, Technical Program Committee Member.

    IEEE International Conf. on Communications, ICC 2006, İstanbul, Türkiye, 11-15 June 2006, Co-chair. 

    IEEE International Conf. on Communications, ICC 2005, Seul, G. Kore, 16-20 May 2005, Technical Program Committee Member. 

    IEEE International Conf. on Communications, ICC 2004, Paris, Fransa, 20-24 June 2004, Technical Program Committee Member.

    IEEE International Conf. on Communications, ICC 2002, New York, NY, 28 Nisan-2 May 2002, Technical Program Committee Member.

     

    Patents

    68 International Patents (granted).

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