Tolga DumanTolga Duman

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Research expertise
Digital communications, wireless and mobile communications, channel coding, coded modulation, multi-user communications, information theory, underwater acoustic communications

Tolga M. Duman received a BS from Bilkent University, Turkey, in 1993 and his MS and PhD degrees from Northeastern University in 1995 and 1998, respectively, all in electrical engineering. He has been with ASU’s electrical engineering program since August 1998.

Collaborations and industry affiliations
Duman,TolgaMete * . CIF: Small: Advancing State of the Art of Coding/Modulation for Wireless Networks. NSF-CISE-CCF (8/1/2011 – 7/31/2014).
Duman,TolgaMete * Papandreou-Suppappola,Antonia . A Novel Underwater Acoustic Communication Paradigm Exploiting Biological Sounds. NSF-ENG (6/15/2011 – 5/31/2014).
Duman,TolgaMete * . Communications over Frequency Selective Fading Channels with Applications in UWA Links. Qatar Univ. (12/1/2010 – 11/30/2013).
Duman,TolgaMete * . Multi-resolution coding for improved wireless network capacity. LEAF NETWORKS (3/1/2009 – 11/1/2009).
Duman,TolgaMete * . Insertion/Deletion Channels: Achievable Rates and Practical Coding Schemes. NSF-CISE (9/1/2008 – 8/31/2012).

Professional preparation
Ph.D., electrical engineering, Northeastern University, 1998
M.S., electrical engineering, Northeastern University, 1995
B.S., electrical engineering, Bilkent University, 1993

Recognition and awards
IEEE Fellow, 2010
IEEE Third Millennium Medal, Editor for IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications (2003-2008)
IEEE Trans. on Communications (2007-present)
NSF CAREER Award, 2000

Selected publications
Tolga M. Duman and Ali Ghrayeb, Coding for MIMO Communication Systems, Wiley, 2007.

Dario Fertonani, Tolga M. Duman and M. Fatih Erden, “Bounds on the Capacity of Channels with Insertions, Deletions and Substitutions,” IEEE Trans. on Communications, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 2-6, January 2011.

Dario Fertonani and Tolga M. Duman, “Novel Bounds on the Capacity of Binary Deletion Channel,” IEEE Transactions on  Information Theory, Vol. 56, No. 6, pp. 2753-2765, June 2010.

Jun Hu, Tolga M. Duman, M. Fatih Erden and Aleksandar Kavcic, “Achievable Information Rates for Channels with Insertions, Deletions and Intersymbol Interference with i.i.d. Inputs,” IEEE Trans. on Communications, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 1102-1111, April 2010.

Ahmet B. Keha and Tolga M. Duman, “Minimum Distance Computation of LDPC Codes Using a Branch and Cut Algorithm,” IEEE Trans. on Communications, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 1072-1079, April 2010.