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Tuncer Baykas

Senior Technical Staff

Tuncer Baykas is currently senior technical staff at Ofinno. He received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Ottawa. He joined the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan, in 2007.
During his tenure, he contributed to multiple standardization projects, including IEEE 802.15.3c, IEEE 802.11ad, and IEEE 1900.7. He served as the Chair for IEEE 802.19.1 coexistence in the TVWS Task Group. Between 2012 and 2014, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Tohoku University, where he contributed the development of the IEEE 802.15.4k Low Energy Critical Infrastructure Management Standard. Between 2016 and 2019 he represented NICT in the International Telecommunication Union Radiocommunication Sector, and he was drafting group Chair of the 1A-3 and 5C-3 groups on WRC-19 agenda item 1.15.

In 2021, he joined Kadir Has University. He is currently serving as the IEEE Turkey Section Vice Chair, IEEE Comsoc Turkey Chapter Chair, IEEE Region 8 Standards Coordinator, Vice Chair of the 802.19 Working Group and the 802.11bb Light Communications Task Group, and a corresponding member of the IEEE TAB COS.

He has over 50 major journal and conference publications, and 3 U.S. and 37 Japanese patents. His research interests include THz communications, spectrum sharing, and radar signal processing. He was one of the recipients of the Turkish Academy of Sciences Young Researcher Award, the IEEE-SA Standards Board Award, and the IEEE-SA Certificate of Appreciation. He has served as a Guest Editor for IEEE Communications Magazine and a Board Member for IEEE Comsoc MMTC E-Letters.