Osman Yagan is an assistant research professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Carnegie Mellon University. Prior to joining the faculty of the ECE Department in August 2013, he was a postdoctoral research fellow in CyLab at CMU. He has also held a visiting postdoctoral scholar position at Arizona State University during the fall of 2011. Yagan received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park in 2011, and his B.S. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Middle East Technical University, Ankara in 2007.

Yagan's research interests are in modeling, design, and performance evaluation of engineering systems, with particular emphasis on communication systems and networks. Specific research topics include wireless communications, security, random graphs, social and information networks, and cyber-physical systems.

Yagan has served as a Technical Program Committee member of several international conferences including SECRYPT 2012, IEEE GLOBECOM 2013-2014-2015, IEEE GlobalSIP 2013, and IEEE PIMRC 2014.
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2011 Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland

2007 BS, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University


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CMU Engineering

First round of Secure and Private IoT Initiative funded projects announced

CyLab’s Secure and Private IoT Initiative (IoT@CyLab) has broken ground as the first round of funded proposals have been announced. Twelve selected projects will be funded for one year, and results will be presented at the IoT@CyLab annual summit next year.

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The 2018 CIT Dean’s Early Career Fellows

Eight young CMU faculty receive awards for their outstanding contributions to the university.