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Gunes Karabulut Kurt
B.Sc. (Bogazici University, Istanbul), M.Sc. (University of Ottawa), Ph.D. (University of Ottawa)

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Cognitive Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Experimental Design Verification Activities
  • Joint Communication and Computation Systems
  • Machine-learning Empowered Wireless Networks
  • Satellite and Space Networks
  • Wireless Security Systems
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2507 Communications systems
  • 2508 Communications networks
  • 2521 Mobile and personal communication
  • 2525 Wireless communication systems


Recent publications
Journal article
Cetin, S.G., Goztepe, C., Karabulut Kurt, G. & Yanikomeroglu, H. (2022). A glimpse of physical layer decision mechanisms: Facts, challenges, and remedies. IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society, 3, 15 pages. Retrieved from
Journal article
Ovatman, T., Karabulut Kurt, G. & Yanikomeroglu, H. (2022). An Accurate Model for Computation Offloading in 6G Networks and a HAPS-Based Case Study. IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society, 3, 1963-1977. Retrieved from
Journal article
Ozyurt, S., Coskun, A.F., Buyukcorak, S., Karabulut Kurt, G. & Kucur, O. (2022). A Survey on Multiuser SWIPT Communications for 5G+. IEEE Access, 10, 109814-109849. Retrieved from
Conference paper
Aydin, Y., Karabulut Kurt, G., Ozdemir, E. & Yanikomeroglu, H. (2022). Authentication and Handover Challenges and Methods for Drone Swarms. Paper presented at the 9th IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WiSEE 2021), En ligne / Online. (Published in IEEE Journal of Radio Frequency Identification, 6, 220-228). Retrieved from


Gunes Karabulut Kurt is currently an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Polytechnique Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada.  She received the B.S. degree with high honors in electronics and electrical engineering from the Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2000 and the M.A.Sc. and the Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Ottawa, ON, Canada, in 2002 and 2006, respectively. From 2000 to 2005, she was a Research Assistant at the University of Ottawa. Between 2005 and 2006, Gunes was with TenXc Wireless, Canada. From 2006 to 2008, she was with Edgewater Computer Systems Inc., Canada. From 2008 to 2010, she was with Turkcell Research and Development Applied Research and Technology, Istanbul. Gunes was with Istanbul Technical University between 2010 and 2021. She is a Marie Curie Fellow and has received the Turkish Academy of Sciences Outstanding Young Scientist (TÜBA-GEBIP) Award in 2019. She is an Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University. She is also currently serving as an Associate Technical Editor (ATE) of the IEEE Communications Magazine and a member of the IEEE WCNC Steering Board.


  • Mobile Communication Systems
  • Physical Layer Security Systems
  • Design and Application of Digital Communication Systems
  • Wireless Communication Networks


  • PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Ottawa, 2006
  • Master of Applied Sciences, Electrical Engineering, University of Ottawa, 2002
  • Bachelor of science, Electrical Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 2000

News about Gunes Karabulut Kurt

NEWS | September 23, 2022
Research projects of seven Polytechnique Montréal faculty members backed by the CFI and the Québec government | Read