Haspolat, Nicosia, Northern Cyprus
October 13-14, 2016

Steering Committee Chairs




Dr. M. Yasin Akhtar Raja
Prof. Physics & Optical Science
Optoelectronics & Optical Communication
UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
raja@uncc.edu | +1 704-687-8156



Dr. Ian T. Ferguson, IEEE Fellow
Prof and Former Vice Provost & Dean COE & Computing
Missouri University of Sci. & Tech. Rolla, MO, USA
ianf@mst.edu | +1 573-341-4625



Dr. S M H Zaidi
Principal and Dean
NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan
drzaidi@seecs.edu.pk | +92 51 9085 2005

       

Honorary Chair



Dr. Halil Nadiri
Rector
Cyprus International University
Nicosia, Cyprus

General Chairs



Dr. Ziya Arnavut
Prof. Computer Science Dept.,
SUNY Fredonia, NY, USA



Dr. Tahir Çelik
Dean of Engineering Faculty,
Communication Technologies Research Center
Cyprus International University, Cyprus

Conference Chairs



Dr. Ziya Arnavut
Prof. Computer Science Dept.,
SUNY Fredonia, NY, USA



Dr. Mehmet TOYCAN,
Advisor to Rector
Cyprus International University
Cyprus



Dr. Serkan ABBASOĞLU
Assoc. Prof and Vice-Rector,
CIU, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Technical Program Committee Chairs



Dr. Ahmed E. Kamal, IEEE Fellow
Prof., ECE
Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA



Dr. Junaid Zubairi
Prof., Computer Science
SUNY Fredonia, NY, USA

Ahmed Dr. Burçin ÖZMEN
Cyprus International University
Cyprus

Finance Chairs




Dr. Abasifreke Ebong
EPIC Professor, ECE Department
UNC Charlotte, NC, USA


Dr. Erbuğ ÇELEBİ
Assoc. Prof, EE
General Secretary
Cyprus International University
Cyprus

Publication co-Chairs



Dr. Syed Ali Haider
NUST School of EE&CS
H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan



Dr. Mehmet KUŞAF
Chair EEE Dept.,
CIU, Cyprus

Publicity co-Chairs



Dr. Ahmet Adalier
Vice Rector
Cyprus Inernational University
Cyprus



Dr. Burak Kantarci
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Clarkson University, Potsdam
NY, USA



Mr. Görkem CELIK
Bookkeeper, Chamber of Electrical Engineers
Chambers of Cyprus Turkish Engineers and Architects


Industry Liaison



Dr. Manshad Satti
CEO IT Butler
Dubai, UAE



Dr Mehmet TOYCAN
Advisor to Rector
Cyprus International University
Cyprus



Mr. Mert GIRGEN
President, Chamber of Electrical Engineers
Chambers of Cyprus Turkish Engineers and Architects


Advisory Board



Dr. Glenn D. Boreman
Prof. and Chair Physics & Optical Science
Dir., Center for Optoelectronics & Optical Commun.,
UNC Charlotte, USA




Dr. Mirasd Hadzikadic
Prof. CCI
Director Complex Systems
UNC Charlotte, NC, USA



Dr. Salahuddin Qazi
Prof. Emeritus,
ECE SUNY, Utica, NY, USA



Dr. Kamal Alameh
Prof. & Dir.,
Electron Science Research Institute,
Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia



Dr. Mohammad Ilyas
Prof. & Dean Electrical Engineering
Florida Atlantic University,
Boca Raton, FL, USA



Dr. Hussein Mouftah
Distinguished Prof. and Director SITE
University of Ottawa, Canada



Dr. Sahar Idwan
Associate Dean, School of Engineering
American University of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE



Dr. Khurram Kazi
Principle Member of Technical Staff
Draper Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, USA



Dr. Badrul Choudhry
Prof. ECE and EPIC Implementation Member,
UNC Charlotte, NC, USA



Dr. M. Ashraf Gondal
Distinguished Prof. Physics Department,
KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia



Engr. Shaftab Ahmed
Chair Computer and Software Engineering (CSE),
Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan



Dr. Huseyin Kocak,
Professor, Computer Science,
University of Miami, USA



Dr. Abdullah Aldawayyan
Prof and Associate Dean, Phys. and Nanosci.
KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia



Dr. Hasan Dag,
Chair & Professor, Electrical Eng.,
Kadir Has University, Turkey

TPC Members

Dr. Murat Fahrioglu, Assoc. Professor, Electric & Electronic Engineering Department, Middle East Technical University, North-Cyprus, Mersin 10 via Turkey
Dr. Eliwa Ugochukwu Kenechi, Assist. Professor, Architecture Dept., CIU, Cyprus
Dr. Eliwa Ugochukwu Kenechi, Assist. Professor, Architecture Department, CIU, Cyprus
Dr. Vali Bashiry, Professor, Electric & Electronic Engineering Department, CIU, Cyprus
Dr. Devrim Seral, Assist. Professor, Computer Engineering Department, CIU, Cyprus
Dr. Mehtap Köse Ulukok, Assist. Professor, Computer Engineering Department, CIU, Cyprus
Dr. Oyku Akaydin, Assist. Professor, Computer Engineering Department, CIU, Cyprus
Dr. Zehra Boratas Sensoy, Assist. Professor, Electric & Electronic Engineering Department, CIU, Cyprus
Dr. Hüseyin Oztoprak, Assist. Professor, Electric & Electronic Engineering Department, CIU, Cyprus
Dr. Müesser NAT, Assist. Professor, Management Information Systems Department, CIU, Cyprus
Dr. Neyre Tekbiyik Ersoy, Assist. Professor, Energy Systems Engineering Department, CIU, Cyprus
Dr. Ziya Dereboylu, Assit. Assist. Professor, Electric & Electronic Engineering Department, CIU, Cyprus
Dr. Kamil Yurtkan, Assist. Professor, Computer Engineering Department, CIU, Cyprus
Dr. Reza Sirjani, Assist. Professor, Electric & Electronic Engineering Department, CIU, Cyprus
Dr. Halil Gezer, Assist. Professor, Electric & Electronic Engineering Department, CIU, Cyprus
Dr. Mary Iyabo Agoyi, Assist. Professor, Management Information Systems Department, CIU, Cyprus
Dr. Meryem Erbilek, Assist. Professor, Computer Engineering Department, CIU, Cyprus
Dr. Hasan Dag, Chair & Professor, Electrical Eng., Kadir Has University, Turkey
Dr. Taner Arsan, Asst. Professor, Electrical Eng., Kadir Has University, Turkey
Dr. Anthony Testse, Asst. Professor, Computer Science, SUNY Fredonia, USA
Dr. Junaid Zubairi, Professor, Computer Science, SUNY Fredonia, USA
Dr. Aykut Hocanin, Dean & Professor, Electrical Eng., Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Muhammed Salmah, Professor, Computer Eng., Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Ferat Sahin, Professor, Electrical Eng., Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Dr. Huseyin Kocak, Professor, Computer Science, University of Miami, USA
Dr. Ilker Korkmaz, Asst. Professor, Computer Engineering, Izmir University of Economics, Turkey
Dr. Senem K. Metin, Asst.Professor, Computer Engineering, Izmir University of Economics, Turkey
Dr. Jamie Payton, College of Computing & Informatics, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Michael A. Fiddy, Phys & OSc. and ECE, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Jiang (Linda) Xie, College of Engineering, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Abasifreke Ebong, ECE & EPIC, UNC Charlotte, USA
Dr. Thomas Suleski, Ctr. for Optoelectronics & Optical Comm., UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Patrick Moyer, Physics and Optical Science, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Vasily Astrotov, Physics and Optical Science, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Nathaniel Fried, Physics and Optical Science, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Dr. Hasan Demirel, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Erhan Ince, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Runyi Yu, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Osman Kukrer, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Huseyin Ozkaraman, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Hasan Demirel, Eastern Mediterranean University, Magosa, Cyprus
Dr. Erhan Ince, Eastern Mediterranean University, Magosa, Cyprus
Dr. Runyi Yu (Prof.), Eastern Mediterranean University, Magosa, Cyprus
Dr. Osman Kukrer, Eastern Mediterranean University, Magosa, Cyprus
Dr. Huseyin Ozkaraman, Eastern Mediterranean Univ, Magosa, Cyprus
Dr. Nasir Ghani, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Dr. Burak Kantarci, SITE, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Dr. Khaled Harfoush, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Dr. Hakki Cankaya, Computer Sc. and Engineering, SMU Campus, Dallas, TX, USA
Dr. Filippo Cugini, (CNIT) Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and University of Pisa, Italy
Dr. Aykut Hocanin, Chair Electrical Engg. Dept., Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Muhammed Salamah, Chair Computer Engg., Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Dogu Arifler. Eastern Mediteranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Ahmet Unveren, Eastern Mediteranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Gurcu Oz, Eastern Mediteranean University, Cyprus
Dr. Jala El-Azab, NILES, Cairo University, Egypt
Dr. Habib Fathallah (Optical access network) King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Koji Kamakura, Info & CS., Chiba Institute of Technology, Chiba, Japan
Dr. Ahmed Kamal, Iowa State University, Ames IA, USA
Dr. Zafar Taqvi, NASA, Houston, USA
Dr. Bulent Orencik, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Sema Oktug, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Murat Manguoglu, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Deniz Dal, Ataturk University, Turkey
Dr. Taner Arsan, Kadir Has University, Turkey
Dr. Tamer Dqg, Kadir Has University, Turkey
Dr. M Ashraf Gondal, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Berk Canberk, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Dr. A Coskun Sonmez, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Ali Gokhan Yavuz, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Fahrettin Yakuphanoglu, Prof. and Chair Physics Dept, Firat University Elizig, Turkey
Dr. Boon S. Ooi, KAUST, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Dr. Byrav Ramamurthy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Dr. Zeyad Alahmed (Photonics) King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Mohammed Alduraibi (Microelectronics & Nanofabrication) KSU, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Saleh Alshobaili (Wireless & Sensor network) King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Mohammad Alsunaidi, KFUPM, Dhahran Saudi Arabia
Dr. Clara Dimas, Masdar Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr. Mahmoud Rasras, Masdar Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr. Hakan Bagci, KAUST, Thuwal Saudi Arabia
Dr. Yaping Zhang, KAUST, Thuwal Saudi Arabia
Dr. Ajay K. Sharma, NIT Jalandhar, India
Dr. Andre Girard, EXFO Optical Systems, Montreal, Canada
Dr. Admela Jukan, Technische Universitat Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig
Dr. Mahmood H. Nagrial, Univ. of Western Sydney, Australia
Dr. Mostafa H. Aly, Prof., ECED, AAST, Alexandria, Egypt
Dr. William Liu, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Dr. Nikolas Tziritas, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Dr. Zhihui Du, Tsinghua University, China
Dr. Raihan-ur-Rasool, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Ibrahim Baggili, University of New Haven USA.
Dr. Andrew Marrington, Zayed University UAE.
Dr. Shahid Raza, The Swedish Institute of Computer Science, Sweden.
Dr. Quaiser Saleem, Department of Information Technology, Al-Baha University, KSA.