Dr. Ilknur Aydin
EducationPhD, Computer Science, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
Msc, Computer Science, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
BS, Computer Engineering, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
Ilknur Aydin joined Computer Systems Department at Farmingdale State College in fall 2012. Before coming to Farmingdale, Dr. Aydin was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at SUNY Plattsburgh, NY. She received her PhD and MSc degrees in Computer Science from University of Delaware, DE, USA. Her BS degree is in Computer Engineering from Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey. Before coming to US for graduate studies, Dr. Aydin worked as a software engineer in a tech company in Istanbul, Turkey on projects such as implementation of a GPS based vehicle tracking system.
Dr. Aydin's research is in the general area of wireless and mobile networks with a recent focus on Internet of Things. Dr. Aydin has worked on the transport layer issues, SCTP protocol, multihoming, congestion control, and network coding for the past several years. Dr. Aydin is the implementer of SCTP module in QualNet network simulator (a public software) for the QualNet network simulator. Dr. Aydin has been working with undergraduate students from Farmingdale on research projects that involves the use of Arduino boxes and Raspberry Pi's in the context of Internet of Things. For the list of publications of Dr. Aydin, you can visit her Google scholar site.
Dr. Aydin is also interested in computer science education and increasing the participation of women and diversity in computing. Dr. Aydin is a co-adviser of the Women in Computing club in Farmingdale.
Areas of Research and Teaching Expertise:
Research: Wireless and Mobile Networks, Internet of Things
Teaching: Programming courses (such as C++, Perl, SQL), Networking, Unix.
Previous Academic or Professional Positions:
Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, SUNY Plattsburgh