Mutlu Koca received his B.S. degrees in electrical engineering and physics from Boğaziçi University in 1996, and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering and applied mathematics and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the The University of California at Davis (UC-Davis) in 2000 and 2001, respectively.
Dr. Koca worked as a lecturer and post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of UC-Davis between 1998 and 2001. From 2001 to 2003, he was a member of the technical staff at Flarion Technologies, NJ, USA. Between 2003-2004, he was a research fellow at the Institut de Recherche en Informatique et Systèmes Aléatoires (IRISA), in Rennes, France, before joining Bogazici University as a faculty member in 2004. During 2010-2011 academic year, he was a visiting professor at L'Ecole supérieure d'électricité (SUPELEC), Paris France. Dr. Koca's research has been supported by the EU Framework Programs, TUBITAK, State Planning Agency, Boğaziçi University Research Fund and various industrial contracts.
- Wireless communications
- Signal processing for communications
- Detection and estimation
- Wireless communication networks
- Optical communications