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

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


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 has been with Istanbul Technical University since 2010, where she is currently on a leave of absence. 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