Awards given to NWCL members

  • Prof. Akan has been appointed as the IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC) Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE NTC, January 2017-December 2017.
  • Our paper titled "Crowdsourcing-based Mobile Network Tomography for xG Wireless Systems" and co-authored by Ergin Dinc, Mustafa Ozger, Ahmet F. Ates, Ibrahim Delibalta and Ozgur B. Akan has received the Best Paper Award, IEEE ISCC 2016, Messina, Italy, June 2016.
  • Prof. Akan has received the 2015 Sedat Simavi Award in the category of sciences with its work "Physical Model and Analysis of Forster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET) Based Nano Molecular Communication Channel", 2015.
  • Prof. Akan has been named an IEEE Fellow, with the citation: "For contributions to wireless sensor networks", 2016.
  • Prof. Akan has received Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award 2014, Faculty of Engineering, Koc University, 2014.
  • Prof. Akan has received TUBITAK Young Scientist Award 2014, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), 2014.
  • Prof. Akan has received Kadir Has University Promising Scientist Award 2014, Kadir Has University, 2014.
  • Prof. Akan has received Young Scientist Award 2014 (BAGEP 2014), The Science Academy, 2014.
  • Prof. Akan has received The Scientist of the Year Award 2013, Bilim Kahramanlari Dernegi, 2013.
  • Prof. Akan has received Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award 2012, Faculty of Engineering, Koc University, 2012.
  • Prof. Akan has received IBM Shared University Research (SUR) Award for the project "Fundamentals of Green Communications and Networking", IBM, 2011.
  • Prof. Akan is elected as IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE, January 2011-December 2012.
  • Prof. Akan has received IEEE Communications Society 2010 Outstanding Young Researcher Award for Europe, Middle-East and Africa Region (as runner-up), IEEE ComSoc, 2011.
  • Prof. Akan has receives IBM Faculty Award 2010, IBM, 2010.
  • Muharrem Arik has received METU Best Thesis Award 2010 with his thesis titled "Collaborative mobile target tracking in wireless radar sensor networks."
  • Prof. Akan has received Turkish Academy of Sciences Distinguished Young Scientist Award 2008 (TUBA-GEBIP), Turkish Academy of Sciences, 2008.
  • Prof. Akan has received IBM Faculty Award 2008, IBM, 2008.
  • Prof. Akan has received METU Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2008, Middle East Technical University, 2008.
  • Prof. Akan has received Parlar Foundation Research Encouragement Award, Prof. Mustafa Parlar Foundation, 2006.
  • Prof. Akan has received Editor of the Year Award, AD HOC Networks Journal (Elsevier Science), 2006.
  • Prof. Akan has received Best Paper Award, IEEE ISCN 2006, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2006.
  • Prof. Akan has received TUBITAK-Career Award, The Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey, 2005.