Grants and Awards of Dr. Melike Erol Kantarci


NSERC Canada Research Chairs Program, CRC (Tier II) in AI-Enabled Next Generation Wireless Networks 2019 to 2024

MITACS Accelerate (PI, Awarded $544.000, 5 years) 2021 to 2026

Ontario Centers of Excellence, 5G ENCQOR Program (PI, Awarded $447,000, 3 projects for 2 years) 2020 to 2022

NSERC CREATE (Co-Applicant, funded $ 1.650.000, 6 years) Project Title: Training in Optoelectronics for Power: from Science and Engineering to Technology (TOP-SET) 2017 to 2023

NSERC Discovery (PI, funded $145,000, 5 years) Project Title: Peer-to-peer energy trading over Reliable Small Cell Networks 2017 to 2022

Academia Sinica (Taiwan)-uOttawa Mobility Program (PI, Awarded $67,500, 2 years) - 2020

ERASMUS+ International Mobility Grant (PI, Awarded $3,000) - 2019

NSERC Engage (PI, funded $25,000, 6 months) Project Title: Smart enterprise-centric context-based fine-grained access control - 2018

Mitacs Globalink Research Award - National Research Foundation of Korea (Host Supervisor, funded $3,000, 8 months) Project Title: Mobile Beacon-based Localization with Motion Compensation for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks 2018

UOttawa Office of the Vice-President Research, Visiting Researchers Program (PI, funded $4,000) - 2017

Canada-Italy Innovation Award, (Co-PI, funded $4500) Project Title: Privacy-Utility Trade off in Big Data for Green Smart Cities - 2017

Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN), Science and Technology Internship Program (PI, funded $10,000) Project Title: Energy-Efficient Ultra-Dense Wireless Networks -2017

National Science Foundation (NSF) (PI at University of Ottawa, funded USD 229,445.00) Project Title: An Integrated Reconfigurable Control and Self-Organizing Communication Framework for Advanced Community Resilience Microgrids - 2016

QUALCOMM Inc. (Co-PI, funded $10,0000.00) Project Title: Wireless Internet of Things Lab for Sensor Networks, Localization, and Mobile Computing at Clarkson University Phase II- 2016

NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (Co-PI, funded $40,000.00) Project Title: Context-aware Anomaly Detection in Internet of Biometric Things - 2015

QUALCOMM Inc. (Co-PI, funded $10,0000.00) Project Title: Wireless Internet of Things Lab for Sensor Networks, Localization, and Mobile Computing at Clarkson University Phase I- 2015



Distinguished Service Award of the IEEE Communications Society, Technical Committee on Green Communications and Computing - 2020

Selected as N2Women: 2019 Stars in Networking and Communications along with 7 other distinguished female colleagues - 2019

Article selected to IEEE ComSoc `Best Readings in Green Communications` - 2018

IEEE Multimedia Communications Technical Committee (MMTC) Best Editor Award-2017

IEEE ComSoc Best Tutorial Paper Award - 2017

Best Paper Award of the IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on Communications Systems Integration and Modeling- 2017

Visiting Scientist Fellowship, Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) - 2014

Article selected to IEEE ComSoc `Best Readings in Smart Grid Communications` - 2014

Article selected to IEEE ComSoc Technology News (CTN) - 2013

Article listed among most cited papers in Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks Journal - 2011

Joint holder of the Paper Award for a paper presented at the IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada - 2010

Joint holder of the Best Paper Award for a paper presented at the Fifth Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications (AICT), Venice, Italy - 2009

INFOCOM Conference Student Travel Grant, IEEE Communications Society - 2008

Fulbright Ph.D. Research Scholarship, (granted to one PhD student in the Computer Science and Engineering field among over 400 applicants) FULBRIGHT Foundation - 2006 -2007

Scholarship for on campus housing, Istanbul Technical University - 2001- 2006

Siemens Excellence Award - 2004

ACM/SIGCOMM Conference Student Travel Grant - 2004

National University Entrance Exam Merit Grant, Istanbul Technical University - 1997- 2001






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