Office: B23 #221
Osman Yağan, Assistant Research Professor, ECE
Areas of Interest
wireless communications, cellular and ad-hoc networks, security, applications of random graphs and stochastic geometry; network science, information and influence propagation in social networks, robustness, security, and optimal design of interdependent cyber-physical systems, social network modeling
PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2011, University of Maryland
Osman Yağan is an Assistant Research Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) with an appointment in the Silicon Valley Campus. Prior to joining the faculty of the ECE department in August 2013, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in CyLab at CMU. He has also held a visiting Postdoctoral Scholar position at Arizona State University during Fall 2011.
Dr. Yağan received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park, MD in 2011, and his B.S. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Middle East Technical University, Ankara (Turkey) in 2007. Dr. Yağan's research interests are in modeling, design, and performance evaluation of engineering systems with particular emphasis on communication systems and networks. Specific research topics include wireless communications, security, random graphs, social and information networks, and cyber-physical systems.
Dr. Yağan has served as a Technical Program Committee member of several international conferences including SECRYPT 2012, IEEE GLOBECOM 2013, and IEEE GlobalSIP 2013.