• Associate Professor, Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution,
  • Electronic Systems Engineering Technology,
  • Affiliated Faculty, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Dr. Sabit Ekin

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University – 2012

Research Interests

    • Wireless Communication Theory and Applications
    • mmWave and Terahertz Communication
    • Hybrid RF/Optical Wireless Communication System Design
    • Satellite Communication
    • Wireless Sensing and its Health Monitoring Applications
    • Internet of Things Applications

Awards & Honors

  • DOE Early Career Award (2022)
  • OSU PSO/Albrecht Naeter Endowed Professor of ECE (2022)
  • OSU Jack H. Graham Endowed Fellow of Engineering (2021)
  • OSU President's Cup for Interdisciplinary Research (2017)
  • Best Paper Award at 25th Asia-Pacific Conference (APCC) (2019)
  • Best Paper Award at International Telecommunications Conference (ITELCON) (2017)
  • Qualcomm Qualstar Hall of Fame Awards (2013-2016)

Selected Publications

  • W. Raza, E. Abele, J. O’Hara, A. Imran, W. Choi, I. Song, P. LoPresti, S. Altunc, O. Kegege, and S. Ekin, “Towards a Hybrid RF/Optical Cislunar Communication Architecture (LunarCom),” accepted to IEEE Network, 2022.
  • K. Strecker, S. Ekin, and J. F. O’Hara, “Fundamental Limit on Terahertz Wireless Link Distance Imposed by Group Velocity Dispersion,” IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, 2021, DOI: 10.1109/TTHZ.2021.3127151.
  • M. Abdelhadi, U. S. Hashmi, M. Nabeel, A. Imran, and S. Ekin, “Embracing Complexity: Agent-based Modeling for HetNets Design and Optimization via Concurrent Reinforcement Learning Algorithms,” IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 2021, DOI: 10.1109/TNSM.2021.3121282.
  • D. Piao, J. F. O’Hara, S. Bukkapatnam, and S. Ekin, “Towards Non-Contact Glucose Sensing in Aqueous Turbid Medium at ∼1.1 Meters Distance,” IEEE Photonics Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, 3700523 (2020). DOI: 10.1109/JPHOT.2020.3013202.
  • L. Yu, H. Abuella*, J. F. O’Hara, C. Crick, and S. Ekin, “Gesture Recognition using Reflected Visible and Infrared Light Wave Signals,” IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, vol. 51 , no. 1, 2020, DOI: 10.1109/THMS.2020.3043302.
  • S. Ekin, M. Abdallah, K. A. Qaraqe, and E. Serpedin, “A Study on Inter-Cell Subcarrier Collisions due to Random Access in OFDM-Based Cognitive Radio Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 61, no. 5, pp. 1695–1707, May 2013.