Communication Testbed


Projects & Grants

  1. Researcher, Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Communication Techniques for 5G Net- works and Beyond, EU CELTIC Plus, 2018-2021. 
  2. Researcher, Design and Development of 5G Communication Systems over Software Defined Radio, TUBITAK (TEYDEB) - ENOVAS, 2018-2019.
  3. Researcher, BaaS - Building as a Service, EU FP-7 ITEA 2, 2013-2015,
  4. Researcher, Green Home Gateway Platform and Device, TUBITAK (TEYDEB) - AIRTIES, 2013-2014. 
  5. Researcher, Estimation of Flow Size Distributions from Real-time Traffic: Data Capturing and Online Estimation, TUBITAK (TEYDEB) - AVEA, 2013-2014.
  6. Principle Investigator, Interference Management System for Multi-Antenna Wideband Cognitive Radio Networks, ITU BAP (Young Researcher), 2012-2014.


  1. S. Gokceli, and G. Karabulut Kurt, “Superposition Coded Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing System,” Turkish Patent Institute, 2017/15416, Oct. 2017, USPTO 10411943 B2, Sept. 2019.
  2.  G. Karabulut, J. Fanson, and Y. Wang, “System and method to optimize multicarrier communication,” Dec. 17 2013, US US8611439B2. 
  3. G. Kurt, O. Calikus, and C. Sahin, “Method for embedding a watermark,” Jul. 14 2011, WO PCT/IB2010/056,143; DE Patent App. DE201,011,005,072. 
  4. G. Kurt and C. Sahin, “Demodulation of OFDM-QAM signals with channel estimation errors,” Jul. 8 2010, WO PCT/IB2009/055,565.
  5. G.Kurt and C.Sahin, “Constellation shaping for OFDM, ”Nov.182010,WO.PCT/IB2010/0503
  6. S. Gokceli, and G. Karabulut Kurt, “Superposition Coded Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing System,” applied to Turkish Patent Institute, 2017/15416, Oct. 2017, USPTO Application (EPAS ID PAT5182855).

Journal Publications

  1. S. Gecgel, C. Goztepe, and G. Karabulut Kurt “Transmit Antenna Selection for Large-Scale MIMO GSM with Machine Learning,” accepted for publication in IEEE Wireless Communications Letters.
  2. S. Tedik Basaran, G. Karabulut Kurt, and P. Chatzimisios, “Energy Efficient Over-the-Air Computation Scheme for the Densely Deployed IoT Networks,”accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics.
  3. K. Tekbiyik, A. R. Ekti, G. Karabulut Kurt, and A. Gorcin, “Terahertz Band Communication Systems: Challenges, Novelty and Standardization Efforts,” in Physical Communication, vol.35, August 2019.
  4. A. Gurarslan, D. Altinel, and G. Karabulut Kurt, “Silver Nanowire Coated Knitted Wool Fabric forWearable Electronic Applications,” in Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics, vol.14, June 2019.
  5. C. Goztepe, and G. Karabulut Kurt, “The Impact of Out of Band Emissions: A Measurement based Performance Comparison of UF-OFDM and CP-OFDM,”  in Physical Communication, vol.33 , Apr. 2019.
  6. G.Sezgin, Y.Coskun, E.Basar, and G.Karabulut Kurt, “Performance Evaluation of a Live Multi-site LTE Network,” in IEEE ACCESS, vol.6, no.1, Sept. 2018. 
  7. M. Aldababsa, M. Toka, S. Gokceli, G. Karabulut Kurt, and O. Kucur, “A Tutorial on Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access (NOMA) for 5G and Beyond,” in Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, vol. 2018, June 2018.
  8. S.Gokceli, and G.Karabulut Kurt,“Superposition Coded-Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (SC-OFDM),” in IEEE Access, vol.6, March 2018.
  9. S. Gokceli, E. Basar, M. Wen, and G. Karabulut Kurt, “Practical Implementation of Index Modulation-Based Waveforms,” in IEEE Access, vol.5, Dec. 2017. 
  10. K. Tekbiyik, H. Alakoca, H. B.Tugrel, C. Ayyildiz, and G. Karabulut Kurt, “Measurement Based Investigation of Cyclostationarity of OFDMA Signals,” in IU-Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, vol.17, no.2, 2017 (Invited Paper)
  11. S. Gokceli, N. Zhmurov, G. Karabulut Kurt, and B. Ors, “IoT in Action: Design and Implementation of a Building Evacuation Service,” in Journal of Computer Networks and Communications, vol 2017, 2017.
  12. M.O. Demir, M. Karaca, and G. Karabulut Kurt, “On Reducing Power Consumption of Transmitting Stations in 802.11 MIMO Networks,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 332–335, 2016.
  13. S.Buyukcorak, M.Vural, and G.Karabulut Kurt,“Lognormal Mixture Shadowing,”IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 64, no. 10, pp. 4386–4398, 2015. 
  14. S. Buyukcorak, G. Karabulut Kurt, and O. Cengaver, “A probabilistic framework for estimating call holding time distributions,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 63, no. 2, pp. 811–821, Feb 2014.

Invited Talks

  1. G. Karabulut Kurt, “UF-OFDM in Massive MIMO: An Implementation Perspective,” NI Academic & Research Forum 2018 - Keynote speaker, Bayreuth, Lebanon, Oct. 12, 2018.
  2. G. Karabulut Kurt, “Battle of the Waveforms for 5G,” IEEE 5G Summit Greece, Thessaloniki, Greece, July 11, 2017. 

Book Chapters

  1. S. Gokceli, G. Karabulut Kurt, and E. Anarim, Cognitive Radio Testbeds: State of the Art and an Implementation, in Spectrum Access and Management for Cognitive Radio Networks, Springer, 2017.