Gokhan Sahin, Ph. D.

Research Highlights

  • Wireless and optical communication
Portrait of Gokhan Sahin

Associate Professor

260 P Garland Hall
513-529-0753
sahing@MiamiOH.edu

Degrees

  • Ph.D.Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA2001
  • M.S.Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA1997 
  • B.S.Electrical Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey1996

Experience

Academic Experience

  • 2004present, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • 2004, Research Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering Department, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
  • 20022004, Research Scientist, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

Professional Experience

  • 20012002, Senior Network Architect, Corvis Corporation, Columbia, MD
  • Spring 2000, Metawave Communications, Redmond, WA
  • Summer 1998, AT&T Labs Research, Red Bank, NJ

Honors and Awards

  • Wayne C. and Grace Stanley Fellow, U. of Washington, 20002001
  • NATO/Turkish Scientific-Research Council award for graduate study 1996
  • Top academic achievement scholarship awarded by Bilkent University, 19921996
  • KOC Foundation, superior achievement award, 1992
  • Ranked 27th among ~1,000,000 applicants in national university entrance exam, Turkey, 1992

Principal Publications

Patents

  • US Patent 7,088,676, August 2006. R. Doverspike, G. Sahin, J. Strand, R. Tkach, “Methods and Systems for fast restoration in a mesh network of optical cross-connects”
  • US Patent 6,970,417, November 2005. R. Doverspike, G. Sahin, J. Strand, R. Tkach, “Methods and Systems for fast restoration in a mesh network of optical cross-connects”

Book Chapters

  • G. Sahin, S. Subramaniam, “Facilitating Service Level Agreements with Restoration Speed Requirements”, in “Emerging Optical NetworkTechnologies,”, Springer,2004.

Journal/Conference Articles

  • Channel-Aware Scheduling ib Wireless Networks
    • G. Sahin, F. Jin, A. Arora, H.A. Choi, “Predictive Scheduling in Multi-Carrier Wireless Networks with Link Adaptation”, in proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Fall 2004.
    • F. Jin, G. Sahin, A. Arora, H.A. Choi, “The Effects of the Sub-carrier Grouping on Multi-Carrier Channel-Aware Scheduling”, in proceedings of Broadband Wireless Networking Symposium 2004
  • Gigabit Internet: IP/MPLS-over-optical Networks
    • S. Koo, G. Sahin, S. Subramaniam, “Dynamic LSP Routing in IP/MPLS over WDM”, IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, 2006 (to appear).
    • W. Yao, G. Sahin, M. Li, and B .Ramamurthy“Analysis of Multi-Hop Traffic Grooming in WDM Mesh Networks”, in proceedings of IEEE Broadband Wireless Networking Symposium 2005.
    • S. Koo, G. Sahin, S. Subramaniam, “Cost Efficient LSP Protection in IP-MPLS-over-WDM Overlay Networks”, IEEE International Communication Conference 2003.
  • Control-message scheduling/Quality of Service in Optical Networks
    • G. Sahin, S. Subramaniam, “Providing Quality of Protection Classes Through Control Message Scheduling in DWDM Mesh Networks with Capacity Sharing”, IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, November 2004.
    • G. Sahin, S. Subramaniam, “Online Control-Message Scheduling for Quality of Protection (QoP) in DWDM Mesh Networks”, IEEE Optical Fiber Communication Conference, March 2003.
    • G. Sahin, S. Subramaniam, “Quality of Protection Through Control Message Scheduling in Optical Mesh Networks”, 4th Int. Workshop on Design of Reliable Commun. Networks, 2003.
    • G. Sahin, S. Subramaniam, “Control Message Scheduling for Improving Restoration Times in Optical Mesh Networks”, invited paper, IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems, November 2002.
  • Signaling/GMPLS-based-control for Restoration in Optical Networks
    • G. Sahin, S. Subramaniam, M. Azizoglu, “Signaling and Capacity Assignment for Mesh- Based Restoration Schemes in Optical Networks”, OSA Journal of Optical Networking, May 2002
    • R. Doverspike, G. Sahin, J. Strand, R. Tkach, "Fast Restoration in a Mesh Network of Optical Cross-connects", IEEE Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 1999.
  • Capacity Optimization in DWDM Mesh Networks
    • G. Sahin, M. Azizoglu, "Optical Layer Survivability for Single and Multiple Service Classes", Journal of High Speed Networks, special issue on survivable WDM networks, October 2001.
    • G. Sahin, M. Azizoglu, "Optical Layer Survivability: Single Service Class Case", IEEE/SPIE Optical Networking and Communications Conference, 2000
  • Wavelength Assignment in WDM Ring Networks
    • G. Sahin, M. Azizoglu, "Wavelength Assignment Algorithms for Service and Restoration in WDM Rings", OSA Journal of Optical Networking, February 2002.
    • G.Sahin, M. Azizoglu, "An Efficient Wavelength Assignment Algorithm for Service and Restoration in WDM Rings", IEEE Optical Fiber Communication Conference, March 2001.
  • Multicasting in Wide-Area Optical Networks
    • G. Sahin, M. Azizoglu, “Routing and Wavelength Assignment in All-Optical Networks with Multicast Traffic”, European Transactions on Telecommunications, special issue on WDM networks, January 2000.
    • G. Sahin, M. Azizoglu, "Multicast Routing and Wavelength Assignment in Wide-area Networks”, Proceedings of SPIE, All-Optical Communication Systems: Architecture, Control, and Network Issues IV, 1998
  • Management in Optical Networks
    • S. Stanic, G. Sahin, S. Subramaniam, H. Choi, H.-A. Choi, “Monitoring and Alarm Management in Transparent Optical Networks”, submitted to IEEE JSAC, 2004.
    • S. Stanic, S. Subramaniam, H. Choi, G. Sahin, H.-A. Choi, “Efficient Alarm Management in Optical Networks”, 3rd DARPA Information Survivability Conference 2003.
    • S. Stanic, S. Subramaniam, H. Choi, G. Sahin, H.-A. Choi, “On monitoring transparent optical networks”, Workshop on Optical Networks (in conjunction with ICPP '02), August 2002.

Professional Society Involvement

  • Technical Program Committee Member for : IEEE Globecom 2004 Wireless Communication and Networking Symposium (WCNS), IEEE Globecom 2005 WCNS, and IEEE Globecom 2006.
  • Reviewer for numerous journals and conferences in the areas of wireless and optical communication and networking, including:
    • IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE JSAC, Journal of High Speed Networks
    • IEEE Communications Magazine, Optical Networks Magazine (Kluwer)
    • IEEE Infocom; IEEE ICC; IEEE Globecom
    • IEEE/SPIE Opticom/Broadnets, IFIP Optical Network Design and Management Conference -Member of the IEEE and ASEE