Bio

Contact Information:

UIC Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, 1020 Sciences and Engineering Offices (SEO), 851 South Morgan St.(M/C 154) Chicago, IL 60607.

Office: 1037 SEO

Laboratory Websites: Networking Research Lab,  Networks Information Communications and Engineering Systems Laboratory (NICEST)

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Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering University of California-Irvine, 2010

M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Sabanci University

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Istanbul University

Networking: design, analysis, and implementation of network protocols and algorithms

Control: optimization and control of network protocols and connected devices.

ECE 436 (Computer Communication Networks II), Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016.

ECE 533 (Advanced Computer Communication Networks), Fall 2014, Fall 2015.

Best paper award finalist in ACM MobiSys (2012)

CPCC Fellowship, University of California, Irvine (2006-2008)

Graduate Fellowship from Sabanci University (2003-2006)

Ranked 1st in the Electrical Engineering Department, Istanbul University (2003)

Scholarship due to academic excellence, Istanbul University Board (2000-2003)

Scholarship due to academic excellence, ESO (1999-2003)

Preprints

  1. Y. Xing, H. Seferoglu, “Device-Aware Routing and Scheduling in Device-to-Device Networks,” under submission, 2016.
  2. S. Zhou, H. Seferoglu, “Controlling Connected Vehicles for Blocking Avoidance,”http://arxiv.org/pdf/1508.06173v1.pdf
  3. Y. Keshtkarjahromi, H. Seferoglu, R. Ansari, A. Khokhar, “Network Coding for Cooperative Mobile Devices with Multiple Interfaces,” http://arxiv.org/pdf/1503.02266.pdf.
  4. Y. Xing, H. Seferoglu, “Device-Centric Cooperation in Mobile Networks”, DcC.pdf
  5. Y. Keshtkarjahromi, H. Seferoglu, R. Ansari, A. Khokhar, “Content-Aware Network Coding over Device-to-Device Networks,” http://arxiv.org/pdf/1407.1497v3.pdf.
  6. S. Zhou, H. Seferoglu, E. Koyuncu, “Flow Control and Scheduling for Shared FIFO Queues over Wireless Networks,” under submission.

2016

  1. A. Singh, Y. Xing, H. Seferoglu, “Energy-Aware Cooperative Computation in Mobile Devices,” in Proc. of IFIP Networking, Vienna, Austria, May 2016.
  2. S. Zhou, H. Seferoglu, E. Koyuncu, “Blocking Avoidance in Wireless Networks,” in Proc. of IEEE ITA, San Diego, CA, Feb. 2016.

2015

  1. S. Zhou, H. Seferoglu, “Blocking Avoidance in Transportation Systems,” in Proc. of IEEE Allerton, Urbana, IL, Sep. 2015. http://arxiv.org/pdf/1508.06173v1.pdf
  2. Y. Keshtkarjahromi, H. Seferoglu, R. Ansari, A. Khokhar, “Network Coding for Cooperative Mobile Devices with Multiple Interfaces,” in Proc. of IEEE Milcom, Tampa, FL, Oct. 2015.http://arxiv.org/pdf/1503.02266.pdf.
  3. Y. Keshtkarjahromi, H. Seferoglu, R. Ansari, A. Khokhar, “Content-Aware Instantly Decodable Network Coding over Wireless Networks,” in Proc. of IEEE ICNC, Anaheim, CA, Feb. 2015. Received the best poster award in N2Women Workshop, 2014.http://arxiv.org/pdf/1407.1497v3.pdf
  4. L. Keller, A. Le, H. Seferoglu, B. Cici, C. Fragouli, A. Markopoulou, “MicroCast: Cooperative Video Streaming using Cellular and Local Connections,” accepted for publication, IEEE/ACM Trans. on Networking, 2015. arXiv:cs.NI:1405.3622v1.
  5. H. Seferoglu, E. Modiano, “TCP-Aware Backpressure Routing and Scheduling,” accepted for publication, IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, 2015. arXiv:cs.NI:1308.0625.
  6. H. Seferoglu, E. Modiano, “Diff-Max: Separation of Routing and Scheduling in Backpressure-Based Wireless Networks”, accepted for publication, IEEE/ACM Trans. on Networking, 2015. arXiv:cs.NI:1209.4372.

2014

  1. H. Seferoglu, Y. Xing, “Device-Centric Cooperation in Mobile Networks,” in Proc. of IEEE CloudNet, Luxembourg, Oct. 2014.
  2. H. Seferoglu, E. Modiano, “TCP-Aware Backpressure Routing and Scheduling,” in Proc. of IEEE ITA Workshop, San Diego, CA, Feb. 2014. (invited paper)
  3. H. Seferoglu, A. Markopoulou, “Network Coding-Aware Queue Management for TCP Flows over Coded Wireless Networks,” in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 22(4), pp. 1297-1310, August 2014.

2013

  1. C. Meng, A. Markopoulou, H. Seferoglu, K. W. Shum, C. Chang, “Multicast Packing for Coding across Multiple Unicasts,” in Proc. of IEEE NetCod, Alberta, Canada, June 2013.
  2. H. Seferoglu, E. Modiano, “Diff-Max: Separation of Routing and Scheduling in Backpressure-Based Wireless Networks,” in Proc. of IEEE Infocom, Turin, Italy, April, 2013.
  3. L. Keller, A. Le, B. Cici, H. Seferoglu, C. Fragouli, A. Markopoulou, “MicroCast: Cooperative Video Streaming on Smartphones,” in Proc. of ACM MobiSys, Low Wood Bay, Lake District, UK, June 2012. Finalist for the Best Paper Award (5 out of 32). Won the first place in the general category of the AMASE competition.
  4. H. Seferoglu, L. Keller, B. Cici, A. Le, A. Markopoulou, “Cooperative Video Streaming on Smartphones,” in Proc. of Allerton, 2011. (invited paper) Extended version
  5. H. Seferoglu, A. Markopoulou, M. Medard, “NCAPQ: Network Coding-Aware Priority Queuing for UDP Flows over COPE,” in Proc. of IEEE NetCod, Beijing, China, July 2011.
  6. H. Seferoglu, A. Markopoulou, K. K. Ramakrishnan, “I2NC: Intra- and Inter-Session Network Coding for Unicast Flows in Wireless Networks,” in Proc. of IEEE Infocom, Shanghai, China, April 2011. Slides. Media coverage: related News Article at AT&T Labs-Research.
  7. H. Seferoglu, A. Markopoulou, “Network Coding-Aware Queue Management for Unicast Flows over Coded Wireless Networks,” in Proc. of IEEE NetCod, Toronto, Canada, June 2010.
  8. H. Seferoglu, A. Markopoulou, “Delay-Optimized Network Coding for Video Streaming over Wireless Networks,” in Proc. of IEEE ICC, South Africa, May 2010.
  9. H. Seferoglu, A. Markopoulou, U. C. Kozat, M. R. Civanlar, J. Kempf, “Dynamic FEC Algorithms for TFRC Flows,” in IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 12(8), pp. 869-885, Dec. 2010.
  10. H. Seferoglu, A. Markopoulou, U. C. Kozat, “Network Coding-Aware Rate Control and Scheduling in Wireless Networks,” in Proc. of IEEE ICME, New York, June 2009.
  11. H. Seferoglu, A. Markopoulou, “Distributed Rate Control for Video Streaming over Wireless Networks with Intersession Network Coding,” in Proc. of IEEE Packet Video, Seattle, May 2009.
  12. H. Seferoglu, U. C. Kozat, M. R. Civanlar, J. Kempf, “Congestion State-Based Dynamic FEC Algorithm for Media Friendly Transport Layer,” in Proc. of IEEE Packet Video, Seattle, May 2009.
  13. H. Seferoglu, A. Markopoulou, “Video-Aware Opportunistic Network Coding over Wireless Networks,” in IEEE JSAC, Special Issue on Network Coding for Wireless Communication Networks, vol. 27(5), June 2009.
  14. H. Seferoglu, A. Lakshmikantha, A. Ganesh, P. Key, “Dynamic Decentralized Multi-Channel MAC Protocols,” in Proc. of ITA Workshop, UCSD, Jan. 2008. (invited paper)
  15. H. Seferoglu, A. Markopoulou, “Opportunistic Network Coding for Video Streaming over Wireless,” in Proc. of IEEE Packet Video, Lausanne, Switzerland, Nov. 2007.
  16. H. Seferoglu, O. Gurbuz, O. Ercetin, Y. Altunbasak, “Rate-Distortion Based Real-Time Wireless Video Streaming,” in Elsevier Signal Processing: Image Communication, vol. 22(6), pp. 529-542, July 2007.
  17. H. Seferoglu, O. Gurbuz, O. Ercetin, Y. Altunbasak, “Video Streaming to Multiple Clients over Wireless Local Area Networks,” in Proc. of IEEE ICIP, Oct. 2006.
  18. H. Seferoglu, Y. Altunbasak, O. Gurbuz and O. Ercetin, “Rate Distortion Optimized Joint ARQ-FEC for Real-Time Wireless Multimedia,” in Proc. of IEEE ICC, May 2005.

Posters/Demos/Short Paper

  1. Y. Keshtkarjahromi, H. Seferoglu, R. Ansari, A. Khokhar, “Content-Aware Instantly Decodable Network Coding over Wireless Networks,” Poster Presentation in N2Women Workshop, Chicago, IL, Augusut, 2014. Received the Best Poster Award.
  2. L. Keller, A. Le, B. Cici, H. Seferoglu, C. Fragouli, and A. Markopoulou, “Microcast: Cooperative Video Streaming on Smartphones,” Demo and Poster in ACM Mobisys, Low Wood Bay, Lake District, United Kingdom, June 2012.
  3. L. Keller, A. Le, B. Cici, H. Seferoglu, C. Fragouli, and A. Markopoulou, “Microcast: Cooperative Video Streaming on Smartphones,” Demo and Poster in HotMobile, San Diego, CA, Feb. 2012.
  4. L. Keller, A. Le, B. Cici, H. Seferoglu, C. Fragouli, and A. Markopoulou, “Microcast: Cooperative Video Streaming on Smartphones,” Demo and Poster in ITA Workshop, San Diego, CA, Feb. 2012.
  5. H. Seferoglu, “Cross-Layer Optimization of Coded Wireless Networks (poster presentation,see the poster, watch the presentation),” in ITA Workshop, San Diego, CA, Feb. 2011.
  6. H. Seferoglu, A. Markopoulou, “Application-Aware Network Coding (poster),” in ITA Workshop, San Diego, CA, Feb. 2010.
  7. A. Markopoulou, H. Seferoglu, “Network Coding Meets Multimedia: Opportunities and Challenges,” in IEEE MMTC E-Letter, vol. 4(1), pp. 12-15, Feb. 2009.

Theses:

  1. H. Seferoglu, “Cross-Layer Optimization of Coded Wireless Networks,” Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Irvine, CA, Dec. 2010. Watch its 5-min summary.
  2. H. Seferoglu, “Multimedia Streaming over Wireless Channels,” M.S. Thesis, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Aug. 2005.

Patents

  1. L. Keller, A. Le, B. Cici, H. Seferoglu, A. Markopoulou, C. Fragouli, “System and method for cooperative data streaming,” US Patent App. 13/841,500.
  2. H. Seferoglu, A. Markopoulou, K. K. Ramakrishnan, “Method and Apparatus to Utilize Network Coding in a Wireless Network,” US 2013/0051377 A1.
  3. H. Seferoglu, U. C. Kozat, M. R. Civanlar, J. Kempf, “Method and Apparatus for Reliable Media Transport,” US 2010/0058147 A1.