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Simrall 325

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(662) 325-1530

406 Hardy Rd
MS


Ali Gurbuz  

Email
gurbuz@ece.msstate.edu

Office
Simrall 325

Phone
(662) 325-1530

406 Hardy Rd
MS
Biography
Ali Cafer Gurbuz (Senior Member, IEEE) received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, in 2003, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, in 2005 and 2008, respectively.,From 2003 to 2009, he researched compressive-sensing-based computational imaging problems with Georgia Tech. He held faculty positions with TOBB University and University of Alabama between 2009 and 2017, where he pursued an active research program on the development of sparse signal representations, compressive sensing theory and applications, radar and sensor array signal processing, and machine learning. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS, USA, where he is the Co-Director of the Information Processing and Sensing Laboratory.,Dr. Gurbuz was the recipient of the Best Paper Award for Signal Processing Journal in 2013, the Turkish Academy of Sciences Best Young Scholar Award in Electrical Engineering in 2014, and NSF CAREER Award in 2021. He has served as an Associate Editor for several journals, such as Digital Signal Processing, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, and Physical Communication.
Research Interest
Signal processing & Machine Learning
Deep learning-based Inverse Problems and Signal Processing
Computational imaging, Sparse Signal Processing, Compressive Sensing
Machine Learning for Autonomous Systems, Off-Road Autonomy
UAV based Smart Sensing Systems
Machine Learning for Radar and Remote Sensing Systems
Radar and Array Signal Processing
Selected Publications Total Publications:  5 
Senyurek, V., Gurbuz, A., & Kurum, M. (2021). Assessment of Interpolation Errors of CYGNSS Soil Moisture Estimations. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 14, 1. DOI:10.1109/JSTARS.2021.3113565. [Document] [Document Site]

Kurum, M., Gurbuz, A., Barnes, S., Boyd, D. R., Farhad, M., & Senyurek, V. (2021). A UAS-based RF Testbed for Water Utilization in Agroecosystems. Autonomous Air and Ground Sensing Systems for Agricultural Optimization and Phenotyping VI. Proc. SPIE 11747: International Society for Optics and Photonics. 11747, 117470J. DOI:10.1117/12.2591895. [Abstract] [Document Site]

Senyurek, V., Lei, F., Boyd, D., Gurbuz, A., Kurum, M., & Moorhead, R. J. (2020). Evaluations of Machine Learning-Based CYGNSS Soil Moisture Estimates against SMAP Observations. Remote Sensing. 12(21), 3503. DOI:10.3390/rs12213503. [Abstract] [Document Site]

Lei, F., Senyurek, V., Boyd, D., Kurum, M., Gurbuz, A., & Moorhead, R. J. (2020). Machine-Learning Based Retrieval of Soil Moisture at High Spatio-Temporal Scales Using CYGNSS and SMAP Observations. IGARSS 2020-2020 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium: IEEE. 4470-4473. DOI:10.1109/IGARSS39084.2020.9323106. [Document Site]

Senyurek, V., Lei, F., Boyd, D., Kurum, M., Gurbuz, A., & Moorhead, R. J. (2020). Machine Learning-based CYGNSS Soil Moisture Estimates over ISMN Sites in CONUS. Remote Sensing. 12(7), 1168. DOI:10.3390/rs12071168. [Abstract] [Document Site]