ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING


Research Areas

EEE Faculty performs innovative research in 10 major research areas of the Electrical Engineering discipline. The research efforts are funded by various sources such as state programs, EU, NATO, TÜBITAK and industry. An overview of major research areas focused by the faculty is as follows:

 

Biomedical: This area deals with the application of electrical engineering to the medical sciences.

  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Brain Research
  • Electrocardiography (ECG)
  • Medical Imaging
  • Medical Instrumentation

Related Courses

Bioelectromagnetics Research Group

 

Computer: The computer area focuses on the principles of computing from both software and hardware perspectives along the following lines:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Vision
  • Embedded Systems and Software
  • Microprocessor Architecture
  • Neural Networks
  • Software Engineering

Related Courses

 

Control Theory: Control Theory is primarily concerned with theoretical modeling, estimation and control of physical systems and operational processes.

  • Intelligent Control
  • Linear System Theory
  • Nonlinear Control Theory
  • System Identification and Adaptive Control

Related Courses 


Electrical Machinery, Motor Drives, and Power Electronics: Electrical machinery, drives, and power electronics research areas involve analysis, design, and control of electrical and electromechanical energy conversion systems. Analysis and design of modern machines and power converters via advanced CAD tools, and intelligent electrical energy management via power electronics and modern control methods is targeted.

  • Magnetic Design of Electrical Machines
  • Control of Electrical Motor Drives
  • Electric Power Quality and Utility Power Electronics
  • Switch-Mode Power Supplies
  • Power Converter Control and Pulse Pattern Optimization
  • Renewable Energy and Energy Storage Systems
  • Electric Vehicles and Traction Drives

Related Courses
Power Lab

 

Electromagnetic Waves, Microwave Techniques and Antennas: This group primarily deals with the Electromagnetic Wave Theory and its applications to Microwave circuits and systems, antenna design, radar and remote sensing, and RF-MEMS.

  • Microwave Circuit Modeling and Design
  • Antenna Analysis and Design
  • Computational Electromagnetics
  • RF MEMS
  • Propagation
  • Radar Imaging (SAR/ISAR) Optics
  • Remote Sensing and Target Identification
  • HPM (High Power Microwave) Pulse generation and protection

Related Courses

Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Research Group

 

Energy and Power Systems: Power systems research involves efficient generation, transmission, distribution, and utilization of electrical energy.

  • Electricity Generation
  • Power System Transmission and Distribution Systems
  • Power System Protection
  • Power System Stability
  • Transients in Power Systems
  • High Voltage
  • Electricity Trading
  • SCADA

Related Courses

 

Electronics: Electronic Design and Applications involves MEMS device and integrated circuit fabrication, circuit and system design and simulation, and instrumentation and testing techniques.

  • Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Microsystem Technologies
  • Analog, Digital, Mixed Signal IC Design
  • Silicon-based Integrated Microsensor and Transducers
  • Biomedical Microsystems (Bio-MEMs)
  • Radio Frequency-MEMS
  • Infrared Detectors and Readout circuitry
  • Micromachined Inertial Sensors
  • Compound Semiconductor Devices
  • Quantum Devices
  • Infrared Photon Sensors and Thermal Imaging
  • Semiconductor Device Simulation and Modeling
  • Photovoltaics
  • Silicon Photonics

MEMS-VLSI Research Group

ULTRAMEMS Research Group
Advanced Photonics and Photovoltaics Group

 

Robotics:

  • Biologically Inspired Robotics
  • Robot Colonies
  • Mobile Robotics
  • Robot Hand
  • Robot Manipulators
  • Robot Navigation
  • Search and Rescue Robotics
  • Sensor Networks

Related Courses

Mechatronics, Robotics and Control Lab

 

Signal Processing: Signal Processing is concerned with the representation, analysis and processing of signals for various applications.

  • DSP Theory
  • Hardware/Software Systems for Signal Processing
  • Image and Video Signal Processing
  • Multimedia Signal Processing
  • Signal Processing for Communications
  • Speech and Audio Processing
  • Statistical Signal Processing

Related Courses
Signal Processing Research Group
Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Group

 

Telecommunications: Telecommunications area, in general, focuses on characterisation and transmission of information over various media such as cable, fiber and air.

  • Communication Theory
  • Information Theory
  • Optical Networks
  • Wireless Communications

Related Courses

Communication Networks Research Group