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College of Engineering and Computing

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Alphan Sahin

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Electrical Engineering
College of Engineering and Computing
Phone: 803-777-7049
Fax: 803-777-8045
Office: Swearingen
Room 3A33
301 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29208
Resources: Google Scholar
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Assistant Professor Sahin's research interests include the signal processing methods emphasizing on the physical layer of wireless communication systems, intelligent air-interfaces, waveforms, sequences, machine learning, radio access technologies, broadband mobile networks, and wireless communication standards, e.g., IEEE 802.11 Wi-Fi and 3GPP 5G NR.

Representative Publications

  • A. Sahin, B. Everette, S. Hoque, “Over-the-Air Computation with DFT-spread OFDM for Federated Edge Learning,” Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), 2022
  • A. Sahin, B. Everette, S. Hoque, “Distributed Learning over a Wireless Network with FSK-Based Majority Vote,” Proc. IEEE International Conference on Advanced Communication Technologies and Networking (CommNet), 2021
  • A. Sahin, “Encoding and Decoding with Partitioned Complementary Sequences for Low-PAPR OFDM,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2021
  • A. Sahin, S. Hoque, Chao-Yu Chen, “Index Modulation with Circularly-Shifted Chirps for Dual-Function Radar and Communication,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2021
  • A. Sahin and R. Yang, “A Generic Complementary Sequence Construction and Associated Encoder/Decoder,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, 2021
  • M. Deskmukh, A. Sahin, I. Guvenc, "RL-Based Waveform Adaptation with Partial Overlapping Tones in HetNets," IEEE Communications Letters, 2021
  • S. Hoque, Chao-Yu Chen, A. Sahin, "A Wideband Index Modulation with Circularly-Shifted Chirps," Proc. IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC), Las Vegas, Jan. 2021 (Best Paper Award)
  • A. Sahin, N. Hosseini, H. Jamal, S. Haque, D. Matolak, "DFT-spread-OFDM Based Chirp Transmission," IEEE Communications Letters, 2020
  • C-W Wu, A. Sahin, Z-M Huang, and C-Y Chen "Z-Complementary Code Sets with Flexible Lengths from Generalized Boolean Functions", IEEE Access, 2020
  • S. Hoque, A. Sahin, "Index-Modulated Circularly-Shifted Chirps for Dual-Function Radar & Communication Systems," Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference Workshops on Integrated Sensing and Communication (GLOBECOM WRKPS), Taiwan, Dec. 2020
  • A. Sahin and R. Yang, “An Uplink Control Channel Design with Complementary Sequences for Unlicensed Bands,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2020
  • A. Sahin, D. Matolak, "Golay Layer: Limiting Peak-to-Average Power Ratio for OFDM-based Autoencoders," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dublin, June 2020
  • M. C. Erturk, N. Hosseini, H. Jamal, A. Sahin, D. Matolak and J. Haque, "Requirements and Technologies Towards UAM: Communication, Navigation, and surveillance," Integrated Communications, Navigation, Surveillance Conference (ICNS), Herndon, VA, 2020 (Outstanding Paper Award)

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