Room SEM 237
Phone: +1 (775) 327 2246
Fax: +1 (775) 784 1877
My research interests are in computer, networked, and wireless systems. Some of the recent areas I have worked on are Free-Space-Optical (Optical Wireless) Networks; Network Architecture and Routing Economics; Wireless Routing; Network Modeling and Peer-to-Peer; Multicast; and Network Management and Simulation.
My research group is part of the Computer Networking Lab (CNL). Some of our recent projects have been:
We gratefully acknowledge the support from our sponsors:
o A. Sevincer, A. Bhattarai, M. Bilgi, M. Yuksel, and N. Pala, LIGHTNETs: Smart LIGHTing and Mobile Optical Wireless NETworks – A Survey, to appear in IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials.
o H. Kardes, A. Sevincer, M. H. Gunes, and M. Yuksel, Research Funding Networks: A Case Study of NSF Grants, to appear in Social Network Analysis and Mining, Springer.
o M. Bilgi and M. Yuksel, Capacity Scaling in Free-Space-Optical Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, to appear in Ad Hoc Networks.
o A. Sevincer, M. Bilgi, and M. Yuksel, Automatic Realignment with Electronic Steering of Free-Space-Optical Transceivers in MANETs: A Proof-of-Concept Prototype, Ad Hoc Networks, 11(1), pp. 585-595, January 2013.
o E. Arslan, M. Yuksel, and M. H. Gunes, Network Management Game, ACM SIGCOMM CCR, 43(1), pp. 46-50, January 2013.
o M. Yuksel, K. K. Ramakrishnan, S. Kalyanaraman, J. D. Houle, and R. Sadhvani, Required Extra Capacity: A Comparative Estimation of Overprovisioning Needed for a Classless IP Backbone, Computer Networks, 56(17), pp. 3723-3743, November 2012.
o M. Bilgi, A. Sevincer, M. Yuksel, and N. Pala, Optical Wireless Localization, Wireless Networks, 18(2), pp. 215-226, February 2012.
o P. M. Kumar, A. Gupta, M. Yuksel, and K. Kar, Path-Vector Contracting: Profit Maximization and Risk Management, Computer Networks, 56(4), pp. 1286-1302, March 2012.
o M. O. Kilavuz and M. Yuksel, Path Approximation for Multi-Hop Wireless Routing under Application-Based Accuracy Constraints, Computer Networks, 56(1), pp. 345-364, January 2012.
o M. Yuksel, K. K. Ramakrishnan, R. D. Doverspike, R. K. Sinha, G. Li, K. N. Oikonomou, and D. Wang, Cross-Layer Failure Restoration of IP Multicast with Applications to IPTV, Computer Networks, 5(9), pp. 2329-2351, June 2011. (Link to Elsevier)
o B. Cheng, M. Yuksel, and S. Kalyanaraman, Using Directionality in Mobile Routing, Wireless Networks, 16(17), pp. 2065-2086, October 2010.
o B. Nakhkoob, M. Bilgi, M. Yuksel, and M. Hella, Multi-Transceiver Optical Wireless Spherical Structures for MANETs, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas of Communications, 27(9), pp. 1612-1622, December 2009.
o T. Karabacak, H. Guclu, and M. Yuksel, Network Behavior in Thin Film Growth Dynamics, Physical Review B, 79(19), May 2009.
o H. Guclu and M. Yuksel, Limited Scale-Free Overlay Topologies for Unstructured Peer-to-Peer Networks, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 20(5), pp. 667-679, May 2009.
o B. Cheng, M. Yuksel, and S. Kalyanaraman, Orthogonal Rendezvous Routing Protocol for Wireless Mesh Networks, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 17(2), pp. 542-555, April 2009.
o M. Yuksel, J. Akella, S. Kalyanaraman, and P. Dutta, Free-Space-Optical Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks: Auto-Configurable Building Blocks, Wireless Networks, 15(3), pp. 295-312, April 2009.
o T. Ye, H. T. Kaur, S. Kalyanaraman, and M. Yuksel, Large-Scale Network Parameter Configuration Using an On-line Simulation Framework, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 16(4), pp. 777-790, August 2008.
o T. Quint, M. Yuksel, I. Guvenc, W. Saad, and N. Kapucu, Fostering Wireless Spectrum Sharing via Subsidization, IEEE Allerton 2013. (invited)
o M. Yuksel, K. K. Ramakrishnan, S. Kalyanaraman, J. D. Houle, and R. Sadhvani, Quantifying Overprovisioning vs. Class-of-Service: Informing the Net Neutrality Debate, IEEE ICCCN 2010. (slides) (accept ratio 33.9%)
o M. Yuksel, K. K. Ramakrishnan, R. D. Doverspike, R. Sinha, G. Li, K. Oikonomou, and D. Wang, Cross-Layer Techniques for Failure Restoration of IP Multicast with Applications to IPTV, IEEE COMSNETS 2010. (slides) (accept ratio 20%)
o M. O. Kilavuz and M. Yuksel, Minimizing Multi-Hop Wireless Routing State under Application-Based Accuracy Constraints, IEEE MASS 2008. (slides) (accept ratio 12%)
o H. Guclu, D. Kumari, and M. Yuksel, Ad-hoc Limited Scale-Free Models for Unstructured Peer-to-Peer Networks, IEEE P2P 2008. (slides) (accept ratio 20.9%)
o M. Yuksel, K. K. Ramakrishnan, and R. D. Doverspike, Cross-Layer Failure Restoration Techniques to Provide a Robust IPTV Service, IEEE LANMAN 2008. (slides) (BEST PAPER AWARD)
o W. Liu, H. T. Karaoglu, A. Gupta, M. Yuksel, and K. Kar, Edge-to-Edge Bailout Forward Contracts for Single-Domain Internet Services, IEEE IWQoS 2008. (slides) (accept ratio 35.6%)
o M. Yuksel, K. K. Ramakrishnan, S. Kalyanaraman, J. D. Houle, and R. Sadhvani, Class-of-Service in IP Backbones: Informing the Network Neutrality Debate, (short paper) ACM SIGMETRICS 2008. (poster) (accept ratio 27%)
o M. Yuksel, A. Gupta, and S. Kalyanaraman, Contract-Switching Paradigm for Internet Value Flows and Risk Management, IEEE Global Internet 2008. (slides) (accept ratio 32%)
o H. Guclu and M. Yuksel, Scale-Free Overlay Topologies with Hard Cutoffs for Unstructured Peer-to-Peer Networks, IEEE ICDCS 2007. (slides) (accept ratio 13.5%)
o B. Cheng, M. Yuksel, and S. Kalyanaraman, Orthogonal Rendezvous Routing Protocol for Wireless Mesh Networks, IEEE ICNP 2006. (slides) (accept ratio 14.2%)
Murat Yuksel is an Associate Professor at the CSE Department of The University of Nevada - Reno (UNR), Reno, NV. He was with the ECSE Department of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, NY as a Postdoctoral Research Associate and a member of Adjunct Faculty until 2006. He received a B.S. degree from Computer Engineering Department of Ege University, Izmir, Turkey in 1996. He received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Computer Science Department of RPI in 1999 and 2002 respectively. His research interests are in the area of computer communication networks with a focus on protocol design, network economics, wireless routing, free-space-optical mobile ad-hoc networks (FSO-MANETs), and peer-to-peer. He published more than 100 papers at peer-reviewed journals and conferences and is a co-recipient of the IEEE LANMAN 2008 Best Paper Award. He is a senior member of IEEE, life member of ACM, and was a member of Sigma Xi and ASEE.