Ali Kara, Prof. Dr., Director

Ali  Kara

Contact Information

Home Department:Department of Electrical& Electronics Engineering
Detailed CV

Academic Degrees

PhD of Philosophy Electrical & Electronics Eng. Hacettepe Ün. 2002
Master's of Science Electrical & Electronics Eng. Çukurova Ün. 1996
Bachelor's of Science Electronics Eng. Erciyes Ün. 1992

Academic Titles

Professor Atilim University November 2015
Assoc. Prof. Atilim University April 2010
Asst. Prof. Atilim University November 2002

Research Topics

Electronic Warfare Systems, Wireless Communications, RF and Electromagnetics, Remote Laboratory Applications, Antenna Design, Distant Education, Radar Signal Processing



K.Gencol, A.Kara, N.At (2017), Improvements on Deinterleaving of Radar Pulses in Dynamically Varying Signal Environments, Digital Signal Processing, 69, 86-93

K. Gençol, N. At, A. Kara (2016), A Wavelet-Based Feature Set for Recognizing PRI Modulation Patterns, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, 24, 3078-3090

Kadıoğlu, R., Dalveren, Y., Kara, A. (2015), Quality of service assessment: A Case Study on Performance Benchmarking of Cellular Network Operators in Turkey, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences , Ankara, 23, 548-559

C.Cigdemoglu, K.Y.Kapusuz, A.Kara (2014), Heterogeneity in Classes: Cooperative Problem-Solving Activities through Cooperative Learning, Croatian Journal of Education, 4, 999-1029

A.Kara, N.E.Cagiltay, Y.Dalveren (2014), An Enhanced Course in Digital Communications, International Journal of Engineering Education, 30, 1048-1059

Cagiltay, N.E, Aydin, E.,Aydin, C. C., A. Kara and Alexandru, M. (2011), Seven Principles of Instructional Content Design for a Remote Laboratory: A Case Study on ERRL, IEEE Trans. on Education, 2, 320-327

M.B. Tabakcioglu, A. Kara (2010), Improved Slope Diffraction Method for Multiple Wedges, Electromagnetics, 285-296

M.B. Tabakcioglu, A. Kara (2009), Comparison of Improved Slope UTD Method with UTD based Methods and Physical Optic Solution for Multiple Building Diffractions, Electromagnetics, 29, 303-320

A. Kara (2009), Human Body Shadowing Variability in Short Range Indoor Radio Links at 3-11 GHz, Int. Journal of Electronics, 96, 205-211

N. Cagiltay, E. Aydin. R. Oktem, A. Kara, M. Alexandru, B. Reiner (2009), Requirements on Remote RF Laboratory Applications: An Educators’ Perspective, IEEE Trans. On Education, 52, 75-81

A. Kara, Bertoni, H.L. (2006), Effect of People Moving Near Short- Range Indoor Propagation Links at 2.45 GHz, Journal of Communications and Networks, 8, 286-289

A. Kara, Serbest, A.H., Luneburg, E. (2005), Scattering of Plane Waves at the Junction of Two Corrugated Half-Planes, Electromagnetics, 25, 21-38

A. Kara, Bertoni, H.L., Yazgan, E. (2003), Limit and Application Range of Slope Diffraction for Wireless Communications systems, IEEE Trans. on Antennas and Prop., 51, 2512-2514

A. Kara, Yazgan, E. (2002), Roof Shape Modelling for Multiple Diffraction Loss in Cellular Mobile Communication Systems, Int. Journal of Electronics, 89, 753-758

A. Kara, A. Buyukaksoy, Serbest, A.H. (1996), Diffraction coefficient for a half-plane with anisotropic conductivity, IEE Proc. Science Measurement and Tech., 143, 384-388

Other Refereed Journals

Y. Dalveren, A.Kara (2017), A Discussion on using Non-Gaussian Noise to Model Sensor Position Error in Source Localization, International Journal of Scientific Research in Information Systems and Engineering, 1, 51-55

A. F. Oncel, A.Kara (2016), Students’ Perception of and Attitude towards transition to Flipped Classroom: A Communication Systems Course in Engineering Education, FEIIC International Journal of Engineering and Technology, 13, 1-6

F.C. Serce, A.Erpay, A.Kara, B.Unal, D.Ozgubar, A.Ozturk,S.Sekerci (2015), Design and Development of an Android Accessory, International Journal of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, 5, 390-395

K.Y.Kapusuz, A.Kara, (2014), Determination of scattering center of multipath signals using geometric optics and Fresnel zone concepts, Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal, 17, 50-57

N.E. Cagiltay, G. Tokdemir, E. Aydin, A. Kara (2012), Remote Laboratory Development as an Action Research:A Case Study, Scientific Research and Essays, 7, 2337-2342

Y. Dalveren, A. Kara (2012), On the Design of Elective Courses in RF and Communications According to the Needs of Industry, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences , 46, 1547 – 1551

A. Kara, Ozbek, M.E., Cagiltay, N., Aydin, E. (2011), Maintenance, Sustainability and Extendibility in Virtual and Remote Laboratories, Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 28, 722-728

A. Kara, Yazgan, E. (2008), Modelling of Shadowing Loss for Huge Non-Polygonal Structures in Urban Radio Propagation, Progress in Electromagnetic Research-B, 6, 123-134

Cagiltay, N., Aydin, E., Kara, A. (2007), Remote RF Laboratory Requirements: Engineers’ and Technicians’ Perspective, Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education (TOJDE), 8, 80-95

International Conference Proceedings

Y. Dalveren, A. Kara (2017), Comparative Analysis of TDOA-based Localization Methods in the Presence of Sensor Position Errors, 4th International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies (CoDIT'17), Barcelona, 1, 556-560

Y. Dalveren, A. Kara (2017), An Approach for Identifying the Likelihood of an Irregular Terrain Profile Being a Multipath Scattering Center in Emitter Localization, ACM 7th International Conference on Information Communication and Management (ICICM'17), Moscow, 1, 36-39

E. Uzundurukan, Aysha M.Ali, A. Kara (2017), Design of Low-Cost Modular RF Front End for RF Fingerprinting of Bluetooth Signals, 25th Signal Processing and Communication Application Conference (SIU), Antalya, 1, 1-4

Aysha M.Ali, E. Uzundurukan, A.Kara (2017), Improvements on Transient Signal Detection for RF Fingerprinting, 25th Signal Processing and Communication Application Conference (SIU), Antalya, 1, 1-4

Y. Dalveren, A. Kara (2016), A Discussion on Using Non-Gaussian Noise to Model Sensor Position Error in Source Localization, The Fourth International Symposium on Engineering, Artificial Intelligence and Applications (ISEAIA 2016), Gazi Magusa, 1-4

G.M. Keskin, O. Karapur, Y. Dalveren, A. Kara (2016), A Low Cost Smartphone Controlled Wireless Data Logger System for Monitoring of Safety Critical Areas, 3rd International Conference on Advanced Technology & Sciences (ICAT'16), Konya

S. Tutuncu, A. Kara (2016), UHF Propagation Measurements in Heavy Industry, 24th Signal Processing and Communication Application Conference (SIU), Zonguldak, 541-544

K.Gencol, A.Kara, N.At (2015), New wavelet-based features for the recognition of jittered and stagger PRI modulation types, IEEE 23th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference, Malatya

M.T. Ozturk, Y.Dalveren, A.Kara (2015), Spectrum Analysis of Parabolic Range Gate PullOff (RGPO) Signals, IEEE 23th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference, Malatya

O. Ulubey, A.Kara, S. Gulgonul (2015), Characterization of Satellite Transponder Impairments Based on Simulations with Test Data, 7th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies (RAST 2015) , Istanbul, 373-378

B.Dagdeviren, K.Y. Kapusuz, A.Kara (2014), A Modular FMCW Radar RF Front Design: Simulation and Implementation/Modüler FMCW Radar Ön-Uç Tasarımı: Benzetim ve Gerçekleştirme, IEEE 22th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference, Trabzon

K.Y.Kapusuz, A.Kara (2014), An Industry Sponsored Undergraduate Research (UR) Experience: Preliminary Study on Fulfillment of Program Outcomes and Industry Requirements, 2014 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), İstanbul, 306-311

K.Gencol, A. Kara, N.At (2013), Design of a Scenario-Based Synthetic Mixed Pulse Generator/Senaryo Tabanlı Bir Sentetik Darbe Üreteci Tasarımı, IEEE 21th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference, Girne

G.Kaynakoz, B. Dagdeviren, K.Y. Kapusuz, A. Kara (2013), Development of a Low Cost radio Controller for Tele Operation Systems: Crane Controller design as an Industry Sponsored Undergraduate Research, The 20th Int. Conf. on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice- M2ViP, Ankara, September

Kilincarslan, M.A, A. Kara, (2012), Identification of Highly Jittered Radar Emitters:Issues on Low Cost Embedded Design, International Conference on Computing and Information Technology (ICCIT-2012), Medina, 2, 739-744

S. Danaci, E. Gurtekin, E. Ozyurt, A. Kara, (2012), Ka Band Dairesel Huni Anten Tasarımı ve Üretimi/ Desing and Fabrication of Ka Band Circular Horn Antenna, IEEE 20th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU 2012), Mugla, 1, 1-4

C.Erdem, A. Kara (2012), Video Sinyalleri Kullanılarak Spesifik Yayıcı Kimliklendirilmesi/Specific Emitter Identification Using Video Signals, IEEE 20th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU 2012), Muğla, 1, 1-4

İ. Karadede, A. Kara (2012), Signal and System Level Simulations for WidebandIntercept Receivers: Eliminating Spur Signals, 9th International Conference on Electronics, Computer and Computation (ICECCO), Ankara, 1, 215-219

E. Ozyurt, N.K. Kılıc, A. Kara (2012), User Interface Design of Oscilloscopes for Use In Virtual and Remote Laboratories, 2nd International Engineering Education Conference, Antalya, 1, 1-4

K.Y. Kapusuz, A. Kara (2012), Cooperative Problem Solving As a Learning Approach in Heterogenous Classes: A Preliminary Study, 2nd International Engineering Education Conference, Antalya, 1, 1-4

Y. Dalveren, A. Kara, (2012), On the Requirements of Industry On RF and Communication Graduates: Comparison Of Local/National and International Market, 2nd International Engineering Education Conference, Antalya, 1, 1-4

Y. Dalveren, A. Kara (2012), Classification of Objects Over and Around SeaSurface for Passive Geolocation, 12th Mediterrannean Microwave Symposium(MMS 2012), İstanbul, 1, 1-4

A. Kara, Cagiltay, N., Dalveren, Y. (2011), Development of A Digital Communications Course Enriched by Virtual and Remote Laboratory Tools, IEEE 10th Conf. on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training (ITHET 2011), 1, 1-4

Cagiltay, N. Aydin, E., A. Kara, Erdem, C., Ozbek, M.E. (2011), Virtual or Remote Laboratory Why?, World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, 1, 3772-3777

O. Turkkan, Y. Dalveren, A. Kara, (2011), Design of a Low Cost Wireless Transmission Module, Int. Conf. on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, 1, 1-4

A. Kara, C., Erdem, M.E., Ozbek, N.,Cagiltay, E.,Aydin (2010), A web Based Training Module for Teaching Digital Communications: Content Design“, Int. Engineering Education Conference, 1-5

A. Kara, E. Aydin, M.E.Ozbek, N.Cagiltay (2010), Design and Development of a Remote and Virtual Environment for Experimental Training in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, IEEE 9 th Int. Conf. On Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training (ITHET 2010), 1, 194-200

N.Cagiltay, E.Aydin, A. Kara (2010), Principles for the Design of a Remote Laboratory: A Case Study on ERRL, IEEE Engineering Education 2010 – The Future of Global Learning in Engineering Education

M.E. Ozbek, A. Kara, M.Atas (2010), Software Technologies, Architectures and Interoperability in Remote Laboratories, IEEE 9 th Int. Conf. On Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training (ITHET 2010), 402-406

M.B. Tabakcioglu, A. Ozmen, A.Kara (2009), Karasal Yayıncılıkta Kapsama Alanı Kestirimi için Işın izleme Tekniğine Dayanan Hızlı Yayılım Modeli Geliştirilmesine Yönelik Bir Çalışma/A Study for Development of Propagation Model Based on Ray Tracing for Coverage Prediction in Terrestrial Broadcasting Systems, IEEE 17th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU 2009), 169-173

M. B. Çelebi, A. Kara, B. Akar, A.Tümay, K. Dinçer (2009), ED Sistemlerinde Kalman Filtre Kullanarak Tehdit İzlemede Yeni Bir Yaklaşım/A New Approach to Threat Tracking on ESM Systems by Using Kalman Filters, IEEE 17th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU 2009), 173-176

C.C.Aydin, G. Turkmen, E. Ozyurt, E. Aydin, N.E. Cagiltay, M.E. Ozbek, A. Kara, (2008), Uzaktan Laboratuvar Uygulamaları ERRL: Elektronik Alanında Radyo Haberleşmesi Üzerine Bir Çalışma, 2nd International Future-Learning Conference On Innovations in Learning for the Future 2008 : e-Learning, Turkish Informatics Foundation Distance Learning Platform (UzEP)

A.Kara, N.E. Cagiltay, E. Aydin, C.C. Aydin, A. Kara (2008), What Do Remote Laboratory Applications Promise for Engineering Students: A Case Study of ERRL Project, Bilişim Teknolojileri Işığında Eğitim Konferansı bildiri kitapçığı, 41-45

M.B. Tabakcioglu, A. Kara (2008), Discussions of Various UTD and PO Solutions for Multiple-Edge Diffractions in Urban Radio Propagation Modeling, Vth International Workshop on Electromagnetic Wave Scattering, 11, pp.1-6

C.Ç. Aydın, G. Türkmen, E. Özyurt, E. U. Aydın, N. E. Çağıltay, M. E. Özbek, N. Ceren Alparslan and A. Kara (2008), Distance laboratory applications ERRL: A study on radio communication in electronic field, IEEE 11th International Conf. on Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment, 157-162

M.B.Tabakcioglu, A.Kara (2007), On the Improvements in Multiple Edge Transition Zone Diffraction, European Conf. on Antennas and Prop.(EuCAP), pp.01-05

A. Kara , E. U. Aydin, R. Öktem, and N. Çağıltay (2007), A Remote Laboratory for Training in Radio Communications: ERRL, IEEE 18th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications(PIMRC), pp.01-04

M.B. Vural, M. Yildiz, A. Kara (2006), Measurement of Local Environmental Effects in UWB Channels, European Conf. on Antennas and Prop. (EuCAP), pp.01-04

A. Kara, H.L. Bertoni (2001), Blockage/shadowing and polarization measurements at 2.45 GHz for interference evaluation between Bluetooth and IEEE 802.11 WLAN, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium(APS/URSI), 3, 376-379

A. Kara, E. Yazgan (1999), UTD-based propagation model for the path loss characteristics of cellular mobile communications system, IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium(APS/URSI), 3, 392-395

National Conference Proceedings

S. Tutuncu, A. Kara (2016), Endüstriyel Ortamlarda UHF Bandında Geçici Sönümleme Ölçümleri, URSI-TR Kongresi, Ankara

K.Y. Kapusuz, Y. Dalveren, A. Kara, (2012), Deniz Yüzeyi ve Çevresindeki Saçıcıların Bistatik Saçılma KatsayısınınKutuplanma ve Saçılma Açısına Bağımlılığının İncelenmesi, URSI Ulusal Kongresi, İstanbul, 1, 1-4

C., Erdem, M.E., Ozbek, A. Kara, N., Cagiltay, E.,Aydin (2010), Web tabanlı Sayısal Haberleşme Sistemi Eğitim Sistemi Geliştirilmesi: Teknik Boyut, URSI Ulusal Kongresi, Kıbrıs, 1, 494-498

H. Ortaovalı H., M.B. Çelebi, B. Akar, E. Uyar, Y. Kartal,A. Kara, O.Yürekten, A. Tümay, K. Dinçer (2010), ED Sistemleri için Etkin Darbe Ayrıştırma ve Tehdit Kimliklendirme Algoritması Geliştirilmesi, 5. Savunma Teknolojileri Kongresi, Ankara

B. Akar, K. Günalp, Ö. Yürekten, A. Kara, A. Tümay, K. Dinçer (2009), Sarf Edilebilir Karşı Tedbir Atım Sisteminin Etkinliğinin Arttırılması, 3. Ulusal Savunma Uyg. Modelleme ve Simülasyon Konf. (USMOS), pp.01-09

M. Yıldız, M. D. Vural, A. Kara (2006), UWB Kanallarda Yerel Çevresel Etkilerin Ölçülmesi, URSI Ulusal Kongresi, İstanbul, 1, 1-4

A. Kara, Erdem Yazgan (2002), Bluetooth ve WLAN Arasındaki Girişimin Yayılım Özellikleri Bakımından İncelenmesi, URSI Ulusal Kongresi, Ankara, 1, 1-4

A. Kara, A. H. Serbest (1995), Yüzey Dalgalarının Oluklu Yapılardan Saçılması, EMO 6. Ulusal Kongresi, Bursa, 1, 26-28


E. Aydın, M.F. Caglar, A. Kara (2013), Antenna Theory: Analysis and Design (çeviri), Turkey, Ankara, Nobel Publications

A. Kara, Alexdru, M., Aydin, E., Yapici, A.C., (2009), Communications, RF and Microwaves Fundamentals: From Theory to Remote Experimentations, Published by Transilvania University of Brasov, 1-