Prof. Emre Koksal, Founder & CEO
Emre Koksal is the Founder and CEO of Datanchor. He is also a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The Ohio State University.
Emre received S.M. and Ph.D. degrees from MIT in 1998 and 2003, respectively, in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. During his studies, he was affiliated with MIT Lincoln Lab., Lab. for Information and Decision Systems, and Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Labs. He also worked at Sycamore Networks as an intern engineer, prior to their IPO. His areas of expertise include wireless communication, information security, communication networks, and information theory. He holds 8 US and International Patents, licensed and are being commercialized by several companies. He is the author of more than 100 papers, published in top journals and conference proceedings. He has testified to the Congress multiple times on various aspects of cybersecurity.
Emre is the recipient of Columbus Business First – Inventor of the Year Award in 2020, the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2011, a finalist of the Bell Labs Prize in 2015, OSU CoE Innovator Award in 2016 and 2020, OSU CoE Lumley Research Award in 2011 and 2017, and the recipient of an HP Labs - Innovation Research Award in 2011. Papers he co-authored received the best paper award in IEEE WiOpt 2018 and the best student paper candidate in ACM MOBICOM 2005. He has served as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, and Elsevier Computer Networks.