Murat Kocaoglu

M.Sc. Alumni (August 2012)


Ph.D. Student

Wireless Networking & Communications Group (WNCG)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Texas at Austin





Murat Kocaoglu received B.S. degree in Electrical - Electronics Engineering with a minor degree in Physics from Middle East Technical University, and M.S. degree from Koc University in July 2010 and August 2012 respectively. He was a research and teaching assistant at Koc University between September 2010 and July 2013 and graduated with Ph.D. degree under the supervision of Ozgur Baris Akan.


      • Network Information Theory

      • Interference Alignment

      • Energy-efficient Channel and Network Coding

      • Nanoscale Communications

      • Wireless NanoNetworks

Professional Activities

      • IEEE Student Member since 2006.

      • Reviewer for journals:

        • IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (2012-present)
        • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (2011 - present)
        • IEEE Communications Letters (2012 - present)
        • IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine (2012-present)
        • Ad Hoc Networks (Elsevier) (2012 - present)
        • Computer Networks (Elsevier) (2012 - present)
        • Nano Communication Networks (Elsevier) (2012 - present)
        • International Journal of Communication Systems (2011 - present)
      • Reviewer for conferences:

        • 2013 IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications - INFOCOM'13
        • 2012 IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks - LCN'12
        • 2012 IEEE International Conference on Communications - ICC'12
        • 2012 IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference - VTC'12
        • 2011 IEEE Global Communications Conference - GLOBECOM'11
        • Many others...


  1. D. Malak, M. Kocaoglu, O. B. Akan, "AIGN Communication Channel with Molecular Diversity," submitted for publication, 2013.
  2. M. Kocaoglu, O. B. Akan, "Energy Minimization with Network Coding via Latin Hypercubes," submitted for publication, 2013.
  3. M. Kocaoglu, B. Gulbahar, O. B. Akan, "Stochastic Resonance in Graphene Bi-layer Optical Nanoreceivers," to appear in IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 2014.
  4. M. Kocaoglu, C. Oksuz, O. B. Akan, "Effect of Channel Conditions on Inventory Database Update in Supply Chains," to appear in Proc. IEEE BlackSeaCom 2013, Batumi, Georgia, July 2013.
  5. D. Malak, M. Kocaoglu, O. B. Akan, "Communication Theoretic Analysis of Synaptic Channel for Cortical Neurons," Nano Communication Networks Journal (Elsevier), vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 131-141, September 2013.
  6. M. Kocaoglu, O. B. Akan, "Minimum Energy Channel Codes for Nanoscale Wireless Communications," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 1492-1500, April 2013.
  7. M. Kocaoglu, D. Malak, O. B. Akan, "Fundamentals of Green Communications and Computing: Modeling and Simulation," IEEE Computer, vol. 45, no. 9, pp. 40-46, September 2012.
  8. M. Kocaoglu, D. Malak, "On the Node Density Limits and Rate-Delay-Energy Tradeoffs in Ad Hoc Nanonetworks with Minimum Energy Coding," in Proc. IEEE MoNaCom 2012 (in conjunction with IEEE ICC 2012), Ottawa, Canada, June 2012.
  9. M. Kocaoglu, O. B. Akan, "Minimum Energy Coding for Wireless NanoSensor Networks," in Proc. IEEE INFOCOM 2012 (Mini Conference), Orlando, FL, USA, March, 2012.