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Alper Demir

Electrical and Electronics Engineering


Dr. Demir's industrial and academic positions: In the summer of 1995, he was at Motorola, in the summer of 1996 at Cadence Design Systems, from 1997 to 2000 at Bell Laboratories Research, from 2000 to 2002 at CeLight (start-up in optical communications), in the summer of 2002 and in August 2005 at the Research Laboratory for Electronics at MIT, from September 2009 to September 2010 at the University of California at Berkeley as a visiting professor, and from February to June 2017 at MIT as a visiting scientist. He has been with the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Koc University, Sariyer-Istanbul, Turkey, as an assistant professor between February 2002 and December 2007, as an associate professor between January 2008 and November 2012, and as a full professor since November 2012. Dr. Demir served as an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems in 2011-2017. Dr. Demir was named an IEEE Fellow in 2012.

Research areas

Stochastic Modeling , Signal Processing , Phase Noise , Oscillators , Stochastic Dynamics , Nanomechanical Sensors , Computational Neuroscience



PhD, University of California, Berkey


MSc, University of California, Berkey


BS, Bilkent University



TÜBİTAK Incentive Award


TÜBA Outstanding Young Scientists Awards