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ilknur aydin, assistant professor of computer systems

Dr. Ilknur Aydin

Assistant Professor
Computer Systems
 Whitman Hall Room 212


PhD, Computer Science, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA


Joined FSC in 2012

Ilknur Aydin is an Assistant Professor of Computer Systems at Farmingdale State College since fall 2012. Before coming to Farmingdale, Dr. Aydin was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at SUNY Plattsburgh, NY. She received her Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from University of Delaware, DE, USA. Her B.S. 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 implementor 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
Teaching: Programming courses (such as C++, Perl, SQL), Networking, Unix.

Previous Academic or Professional Positions:
Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, SUNY Plattsburgh