Sema F. Oktug received her B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in computer engineering from Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 1987, 1989, and 1996, respectively. She was a Visiting Researcher in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering in 1996.
Currently, she is a Professor with the Department of Computer Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey. She served as the dean of the Faculty of Computer and Informatics Engineering, Istanbul Technical University for seven years. Her research interests are in communication protocols, modeling and analysis of communication networks, wireless networks, low power wide area networks, and the use of wireless communication technologies in smart cities. She is the author/co-author of more that 100 technical publications. She served as the general co-chair of many prestigious international conferences/symposiums like IEEE/IFIP NOMS, IEEE ISCC, IEEE CITS, and IEEE BlackSeaCom. She worked as the partner of many international projects. She is a senior member of IEEE.