Burak Kantarci


Burak Kantarci
Associate Professor


Room: CBY A516
Office: 613-562-5800
Work E-mail: bkantarc@uOttawa.ca

Burak Kantarci


Burak Kantarci is an Associate Professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Ottawa. He is the founding director of the Next Generation Communications and Computing Networks (NEXTCON) research laboratory. From 2014 to 2016, he was an Assistant Professor in the ECE Department of Clarkson University (Potsdam, NY) where he currently holds a courtesy appointment as an assistant professor.

Dr. Kantarci has co-authored over 100 papers in established journals and conferences, and contributed to 12 book chapters. He is the Co-Editor of the book entitled Communication Infrastructures for Cloud Computing. He has served as the Technical Program Co-Chair of seven international conferences/symposia/workshops. He is an editor of the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials and an area editor of IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking. He also serves as the Secretary of the IEEE Communication Systems Integration and Modeling Technical Committee. He is a member of the ACM and a senior member of the IEEE.

Research Interests

  • Mobile computing and networking
  • Internet of Things
  • Communication models for big data analytics
  • Crowdsensing and social networks
  • Smart Cities Sensing
  • Behavioral Biometrics
  • Digital Health (D-Health)
  • Cloud and fog computing
  • Green-ICT and Sustainable Communications
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
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