Principal Investigator

Sema Dumanlı Oktar

Dr. Dumanli received the B.Sc. degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Orta Dogu Teknik Universitesi, Ankara, Turkey, in 2006, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Bristol, Bristol, U.K., in 2010. She was with Toshiba Research Europe, Bristol, as a Research Engineer and a Senior Research Engineer from 2010 to 2017. She is currently an Associate Professor at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey. She is the founder of the Boğaziçi University Antennas and Propagation Research Laboratory (BOUNtenna). She has a grant portfolio of more than €850K. She is the current chair of IEEE AP/MTT/EMC/ED Turkey Joint Chapter and URSI-TR Commission K and a board member of URSI Turkey. She is the recipient of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society 2022 Donald G. Dudley Jr. Undergraduate Teaching Award. Her current research interests include antenna design for implantable and wearable devices, in-body sensing, bio-hybrid implant sensors, and multiscale communications.