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Professor Abbas Yongaçoglu
Professor Emeritus

Dr. Genie.
P. Genie.

CBY A-715
613-562-5800 ext. 6228


Abbas Yongacoglu received the B.Sc. degree from Bogaziçi University, Turkey, in 1973, the M.Eng. degree from the University of Toronto in 1975, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Ottawa in 1987, all in electrical engineering.

He worked as a researcher and a system engineer at TUBITAK Marmara Research Institute in Turkey, Philips Research Labs in Holland and Miller Communications Systems in Ottawa.

In 1987 he joined the University of Ottawa as an assistant professor. He became an associate professor in 1992, and a full professor in 1996.

He spent sabbatical terms at Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, École Nationale Superieure des Télécommunications, Paris, France, and Centre Nationale des Études deTélécommunications (CNET), Paris,France.

His area of research is digital communications with emphasis on modulation, coding, equalization and multiple access for wireless and high speed wireline communications.

He collaborates closely with the local industry and research institutions. He has been active in organizing several workshops and international conferences on communications.

He is a professional engineer in the province of Ontario and a senior member of IEEE.

Research interests

  • Wireless Communications
  • Cognitive Radio
  • 5G Wireless Systems
  • Geo-location
  • Channel Coding
  • Digital Signal Processing