Assoc. Prof. Dr. Korhan Cengiz
Istinye University, Türkiye
University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
University of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

Title: "Novel Research Schemes for 5G and Beyond"

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Korhan Cengiz was born in Edirne, Turkey, in 1986. He received the BSc degrees in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Kocaeli University and Business Administration from Anadolu University, Turkey in 2008 and 2009 respectively. He took his MSc degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Namik Kemal University, Turkey in 2011, and the PhD degree in Electronics Engineering from Kadir Has University, Turkey in 2016. Since March 2023, He has been a Senior Researcher in the department of Information Technologies, University of Hradec Kralove, Kralove, Czech Republic. Since September 2022, He has been an Associate Professor in the department of Computer Engineering, Istinye University, Istanbul, Turkey. Since April 2022, he has been the chair of the research committee of University of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. Since August 2021, he has been an Assistant Professor at the College of Information Technology in University of Fujairah, UAE. Dr. Cengiz is the author of more than 40 SCI / SCI-E articles including IEEE Internet of Things Journal, IEEE Access, Expert Systems with Applications, Knowledge Based Systems and ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, 5 international patents, more than 10 book chapters, and 1 book in Turkish. He is editor of more than 20 books. His research interests include wireless sensor networks, wireless communications, statistical signal processing, indoor positioning systems, internet of things, power electronics and 5G. He is the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Potentials Magazine, Handling Editor of Microprocessors and Microsystems, Elsevier, Associate Editor of IET Electronics Letters, and IET Networks. He serves several reviewer positions for IEEE Internet of Things Journal, IEEE Sensors Journal and IEEE Access. He serves several book editor positions in IEEE, Springer, Elsevier, Wiley and CRC. He presented 40+ keynote talks in reputed IEEE and Springer Conferences about WSNs, IoT and 5G. He is Senior Member, IEEE and Professional Member of ACM. Dr. Cengiz’ s awards and honors include the Tubitak Priority Areas PhD Scholarship, the Kadir Has University PhD Student Scholarship, best presentation award in ICAT 2016 Conference and best paper award in ICAT 2018 Conference.

Dr. Ali Berkol
Aselsan-Bites, Türkiye

Title: "Synergies of Generative AI, Edge AI, and Expandable AI in Defense Industry: Exploring Future Frontiers"

Ali Berkol completed his Bachelor's degree in Electrical-Electronics Engineering at Başkent University. He pursued his Master's studies in Aerospace Engineering at Middle East Technical University (ODTÜ) and also at Başkent University in the field of Electrical-Electronics Engineering. He obtained his Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from Başkent University, focusing on the same discipline. He commenced his professional career at TAI-Turkish Aerospace Industries, serving as a System Engineer in Avionics Systems for 2 years part-time and 8 years full-time. Subsequently, he continued as a Senior Systems Engineer at SDT-Space and Defence Technologies for 2 years. Following this, he engaged in academia for 3 years at Başkent University, holding managerial positions at the incubation center. For the past 4 years, he has been serving as the Avionics Program Manager at Aselsan-Bites. Ali Berkol has authored over 70 indexed journal and conference publications.