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Gunes Karabulut Kurt – Polytechnique Montréal

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering / Polytechnique Montréal

Gunes Karabulut Kurt is a Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in New Frontiers in Space Communications and AssociateProfessor at Polytechnique Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada. She is also an adjunct research professor at Carleton University. Gunes  received the B.S. degree with high honors in electronics and electrical engineering from Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkiye, in 2000 and the M.A.Sc. and the Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Ottawa, ON, Canada, in 2002 and 2006, respectively. She worked in different technology companies in Canada and Turkiye, between 2005 and 2010. From 2010 to 2021, she was a professor at Istanbul Technical University.

Gunes is a Marie Curie Fellow and has received the Turkish Academy of Sciences Outstanding Young Scientist (TÜBA-GEBIP) Award in 2019. She is serving as the secretary of IEEE Satellite and Space Communications Technical Committee,  the chair of the IEEE special interest group entitled “Satellite Mega-constellations: Communications and Networking” and also as an editor in 6 different IEEE journals.

She is a member of the IEEE WCNC Steering Board and a Distinguished Lecturer of Vehicular Technology Society Class of 2022. Her research interests include multi-functional space networks, space security, and wireless testbeds. |