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Oktay Cetinkaya


Oktay Cetinkaya BSc PhD

PETRAS Synthesis Senior Research Associate


Dr Oktay Cetinkaya received his BEng degrees (H. Hons) with a double major in Electrical Engineering & Electronics and Communication Engineering from Yildiz Technical University, Turkey, in 2013 and 2014, respectively. He then started pursuing a PhD degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Koç University, Turkey, and was awarded in early 2018. After his PhD, he first worked as a Research Fellow in Networked Embedded Systems at the University of Southampton, then as a Research Associate in Wireless Network Performance at The University of Sheffield for two years each.

In April 2022, he joined the University of Oxford as a Senior Research Associate to synthesise the diverse elements of the PETRAS research base. His research interests include energy harvesting-aided wireless-powered communications for the Internet of Things, on which he has published more than 25 scientific papers in highly-respected journals, conference proceedings, and book series.

Research Interests

  • Internet of Things
  • Energy Harvesting
  • Wireless Power Transfer
  • Sensor Networks
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

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