Murat Kuscu

Ph.D. Student

Next-generation and Wireless Communications Laboratory

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Koc University

 

Office: ENG-140, College of Engineering, Koc University, Rumelifeneri Yolu,
           Sariyer, Istanbul 34450, Turkey

E-mail: mkuscu@ku.edu.tr
Phone: +90 (0)212 338 2605
WWW: home.ku.edu.tr/~mkuscu

 

Bio

Murat Kuscu received his B.Sc. degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, in July 2011, and his M.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department of Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey, in September 2013. Currently, he is pursuing his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department of Koc University, under the supervision of Dr. Akan.

Research

      • Nanoscale Communications with Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)
      • Molecular Communications

Publications

[Submitted Papers]
  1. M. Kuscu, O. B. Akan, "Modeling Convection-Diffusion-Reaction Systems for Microfluidic Molecular Communications with Surface-based Receivers in Internet of Bio-Nano Things," 2017.
  2. M. Kuscu, O. B. Akan, "Maximum Likelihood Detection with Ligand Receptors for Diffusion-Based Molecular Communications in Internet of Bio-Nano Things," 2017.
[Journal Papers]
  1. O. B. Akan, H. Ramezani, T. Khan, N. A. Abbasi, M. Kuscu, "Fundamentals of Molecular Information and Communication Science," Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 105, no. 2, pp. 306-318, February 2017.
  2. M. Kuscu, O. B. Akan, "Modeling and Analysis of SiNW FET-Based Molecular Communication Receiver," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 64, no. 9, pp. 3708-3721, September 2016.
  3. M. Kuscu, O. B. Akan, "On the Physical Design of Molecular Communication Receiver Based on Nanoscale Biosensors," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 16, no. 8, pp. 2228-2243, April 2016.
  4. M. Kuscu, O. B. Akan, "The Internet of Molecular Things Based on FRET," IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 4-17, February 2016.
  5. M. Kuscu, A. Kiraz, O. B. Akan, "Fluorescent Molecules as Transceiver Nanoantennas: The First Practical and High-Rate Information Transfer over a Nanoscale Communication Channel based on FRET," Nature Scientific Reports, vol. 5, pp. 7831, January 2015.
  6. M. Kuscu, O. B. Akan, "A Communication Theoretical Analysis of FRET-Based Mobile Ad Hoc Molecular Nanonetworks," IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 255-266, September 2014.
  7. M. Kuscu, O. B. Akan, "FRET-Based Nanoscale Point-to-Point and Broadcast Communications with Multi-Exciton Transmission and Channel Routing," IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 315-326, September 2014.
  8. M. Kuscu, O. B. Akan, "Coverage and Throughput Analysis for FRET-Based Mobile Molecular Sensor/Actor Nanonetworks," Nano Communication Networks Journal (Elsevier), vol. 5, no. 1-2, pp. 45-53, March-June 2014.
  9. M. Kuscu, O. B. Akan, "Multi-Step FRET-Based Long-Range Nanoscale Communication Channel," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), vol. 31, no. 12, pp. 715-725, December 2013.
  10. M. Kuscu, O. B. Akan, "A Physical Channel Model and Analysis for Nanoscale Molecular Communications with Forster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)," IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 200-207, January 2012.
[Book Chapters]
  1. M. Kuscu, O. B. Akan, "Nanoscale Communications Based on Forster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)", to appear in Modeling, Methodologies and Tools for Molecular and Nano-scale Communications, Edited by J. Suzuki, T. Nakano and M. J. Moore, Springer, 2017.
[Conference Papers]
  1. M. Kuscu, O. B. Akan, "On the Capacity of Diffusion-Based Molecular Communications with SiNW FET-Based Receiver," to appear in Proc. IEEE EMBC 2016, Orlando, FL, USA, August 2016.
  2. M. Kuscu, O. B. Akan, "Modeling and Analysis of SiNW BioFET as Molecular Antenna for Bio-Cyber Interfaces towards the Internet of Bio-NanoThings," in Proc. IEEE WF-IoT 2015, Milan, Italy, December 2015.
  3. M. Kuscu, "An Information-Theoretic Model and Analysis of Graphene Plasmon-Assisted FRET-Based Nanocommunication Channel," in Proc. ACM NANOCOM 2014, Atlanta, GA, USA, May 2014.
  4. F. Soylemezgiller, M. Kuscu, D. Kilinc, "A Traffic Congestion Avoidance Algorithm with Dynamic Road Pricing for Smart Cities," in Proc. IEEE PIMRC 2013, London, UK, September 2013.
  5. M. Kuscu, O. B. Akan, "FRET-Based Mobile Molecular Nanonetworks," in Proc. IEEE Med-Hoc-Net 2013, Ajaccio, Corsica, France, June 2013.
  6. M. Kuscu, D. Malak, O. B. Akan, "An Information Theoretical Analysis of Broadcast Networks and Channel Routing for FRET-Based Nanoscale Communications," in Proc. IEEE MoNaCom 2012 (in conjunction with IEEE ICC 2012), Ottawa, Canada, June 2012.
  7. M. Kuscu, O. B. Akan, "FRET-based Single-pair, Broadcast and Multi-step Nanocommunications with Multi-exciton Transmission," 4th NaNoNetworking Summit (N3Summit 2012), Barcelona, Spain, June 2012.
  8. M. Kuscu, O. B. Akan, "A Nanoscale Communication Channel with Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)," in Proc. IEEE MoNaCom 2011 (in conjunction with IEEE INFOCOM 2011), Shangai, China, April 2011.
[Theses]
  1. M. Kuscu, "Nanoscale Communications Based on Forster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)", M.Sc. Thesis, Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2013.