My objective is to be a leading researcher in the area of communication systems and networks through conducting high quality, diverse, and collaborative research projects with other distinguished research practitioners. With its state-of-the-art facilities and ample research opportunities, KAUST environment is optimized for the highest productivity to reach my career goals.
Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA. [2013-2016]
M.S. in Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA. [2014-2015]
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA. [2011-2013]
B.S. in Electrical-Electronics Engineering, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey. 
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Abdulkadir Celik received the B.S. degree in electrical-electronics engineering from Selçuk University, Konya, Turkey, in 2009, the first M.S. degree in electrical engineering, the second M.S. degree in computer engineering, and the Ph.D. degree in co-majors of electrical engineering and computer engineering from Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA, in 2013, 2015, and 2016, respectively. He is currently a Research Scientist in Communication and Computing Systems Lab (CCSL) at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. His research focused on next-generation communication and networking systems such as 5G, internet of things, flying networks, full-duplex human body communications, etc. Dr. Celik is a senior member of IEEE, a member of ACM and SPIE.
N. Saeed, A. Celik, T. Y. Al-Naffouri and M. Alouini, "Localization of Energy Harvesting Empowered Underwater Optical Wireless Sensor Networks," in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 2652-2663, May 2019.
A. Celik, A. AlGhadhban, B. Shihada, and M.-S. Alouini, “Design and Provision of Traffic Grooming for Optical Wireless Data Center Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 67, no. 3, pp. 2245–2259, Mar. 2019.
A. Celik, M.-C. Tsai, R. M. Radaydeh, F. S. Al-Qahtani, and M.-S. Alouini, “Distributed Cluster Formation and Power-Bandwidth Allocation for Imperfect NOMA in DL-HetNets,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 67, no. 2, pp. 1677–1692, Feb. 2019.
N. Saeed, A. Celik, T. Y. Al-Naffouri, and M-S. Alouini, "Energy Harvesting Hybrid Acoustic-Optical Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks Localization," Sensors, 18(1), 51, Jan. 2018.
A. Celik, R. M. Radaydeh, F. S. Al-Qahtani, and M.-S. Alouini, “Resource Allocation and Interference Management for D2D-Enabled DL/UL Decoupled Het-Nets,” IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 22735–22749, 2017.
A. Celik, A. Alsharoa, and A. E. Kamal, “Hybrid Energy Harvesting-Based Cooperative Spectrum Sensing and Access in Heterogeneous Cognitive Radio Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 37–48, Mar. 2017.