Özlem Tugfe Demir

Assistant Professor

TOBB University of Economics and Technology

Özlem Tuğfe Demir received her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, in 2012, 2014, and 2018, respectively. She was a Postdoctoral Researcher with Linköping University, Sweden in 2019-2020 and with KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden in 2021-2022. She is currently an assistant professor with the Electrical-Electronics Engineering Department at the TOBB University of Economics and Technology. She has authored the textbook Foundations of User-Centric Cell-Free Massive MIMO (2021). Her research interests focus on signal processing and optimization in wireless communications, massive MIMO, cell-free massive MIMO, beyond 5G multiple antenna technologies, reconfigurable intelligent surfaces, machine learning for communications, mobile data analysis, and green mobile networks. She is a recipient of the IEEE SIU 2015 Conference Student Best Paper Award, the Best Thesis Award for M.S. Program, and Graduate Courses Performance Award at the Middle East Technical University.