Basak Guler


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I am a post-comprehensive PhD Candidate in Department of Electrical Engineering at PennState, and a member of the Wireless Communications and Networking Laboratory (WCAN). My advisor is Prof. Aylin Yener.

My research is focused on information transfer in social and semantic networks. I am particularly interested in the theoretical limits and the mathematical modeling of human factors in computing and communication.


April 2016: I was invited to 2016 Heidelberg Laureate Forum.

April 2016: I received the Dr. Nirmal K. Bose Dissertation Excellence Award.

March 2016: I received the Turkish American Scientists and Scholars Association Young Scholar Award.

November 2015: I was invited to the Rising Stars in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Workshop at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

October 2015: I participated in the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing as a student scholar.

June 2015: Passed my PhD Proposal Exam.

I can be reached at Room 13A, Electrical Engineering West.

Email: basak at psu dot edu