Faculty Profile for Dr. Semih Aslan

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Dr. Semih Aslan
Associate Professor — Ingram School of Engineering
Program Faculty — Ingram School of Engineering
Ingram Hall 4311
phone: (512) 245-4154

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Semih Aslan is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Texas State University, where he joined in 2011. He previously worked as a Senior FPGA Design Engineer with Motorola and full-time instructor at ITT Technical Institute. At ITT Technical Institute, Dr. Aslan worked with minority students as a full-time instructor and assistant dean for over 10 years on the west side of Chicago. Dr. Aslan is the founding director of the System Modeling and Green Technology (SMART) Lab in the Ingram School of Engineering at Texas State. He currently advises graduate and undergraduate senior students on green energy, multi-processor system design and data analysis projects and has numerous publications.

Teaching Interests

EE 3350: Electronics I
EE 3370: Signals and Systems
EE 4377: Introduction to Digital Signal Processing
EE 4350: Electronics II
EE 4352: Introduction to VLSI Design
ENGR 5310: Probability, Random Variables, & Stochastic Processes for Engineers
EE 5320: Advanced Computer Architecture and Arithmetic
EE 5330: Embedded and Real-Time Computing (Spring 2017)
EE 5377: Statistical Signal Processing

Research Interests

Computer Architecture
DSP and Digital Image Processing
Embedded System Design
Hardware Design with FPGAs and VLSI
Hardware Performance Optimization
Renewable Energy
IoT

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Almusaied, Z., Asiabanpour, B., & Aslan, S. (2018). Optimization of Solar Energy Harvesting: An Empirical Approach. Journal of Solar Energy, 2018. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/9609735
  • Sefat, M. S., Aslan, S., & Qasem, A. M. (2018). Hardware Acceleration of CNNs with Coherent FPGAs.
  • Dehghanian, P., Aslan, S., & Dehghanian, P. (2018). Maintaining Electric System Safety Through An Enhanced Network Resilience. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 54(5), 4927–4937. https://doi.org/10.1109/TIA.2018.2828389
  • Dehghanian, P., Aslan, S., & Dehghanian, P. (2017). Quantifying power system resiliency improvement using network reconfiguration. In 2017 IEEE 60th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS) (pp. 1364–1367). https://doi.org/10.1109/MWSCAS.2017.8053185
  • Ekram, M. A. U., Chaudhary, A., Yadav, A., Khanal, J., & Asian, S. (2017). Book organization checking algorithm using image segmentation and OCR. In 2017 IEEE 60th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS) (pp. 196–199). https://doi.org/10.1109/MWSCAS.2017.8052894

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Illinois Institute of Technology University-wide Poster Competition, Illinois Institute of Technology University. 2009
  • Award / Honor Recipient: ] Award of Distinction, World Embedded Software Contest, Seoul, South Korea. 2009
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Illinois Institute of Technology Computer Engineering Doctoral Student Poster Competition, Illinois Institute of Technology University. 2008
  • Award / Honor Recipient: District Instructor of the Year, ITT Technical Institute. 2004
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Employee of the Year, ITT Technical Institute. 2001 - 2004

Selected Grants

  • Asiabanpour, Bahram (Principal), Aslan, Semih (Co-Principal), Ortiz, Araceli Martinez (Co-Principal), Jimenez, Jesus (Co-Principal), Kim, Yoo-Jae (Co-Principal), Salamy, H (Co-Principal). Designing green-engineering summer camp, Source: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)-Engineering Summer Program, State, $12500. (Funded: June 2014). Grant.
  • Aslan, Semih (Principal), Stern, H (Co-Principal). Through-The-Earth Data Transmission Systems to Enable Buried Environmental Sensors, NEC Corporation of America, $69000. (Funded: 2016 - 2017). Grant.
  • Jimenez, J (Principal), Aslan, Semih (Co-Principal), Perez, E (Co-Principal). Joint Study for a Data-Intensive Analysis of the NEC In-Vehicle Passenger Detection System – Phase II, NEC Corporation of America, $44608. (Funded: 2016). Grant.
  • Jimenez, J. (Principal), Aslan, Semih (Co-Principal). Joint Study for a Data-Intensive Analysis of the NEC In-Vehicle Passenger Detection System – Phase III, NEC Corporation of America, $54900. (Funded: 2016). Grant.
  • Jimenez, J (Principal), Aslan, Semih (Co-Principal), Viswanathan, V (Co-Principal), Stapleton, S (Co-Principal), McClellan, S (Co-Principal). Joint Study for a Data-Intensive Analysis of the NEC In-Vehicle Passenger Detection System – Phase I, NEC Corporation of America, $4300. (Funded: 2015). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Chair
IEEE CTS Communication Portal
January 1, 2018-Present
Editorial Review Board Member
MAYFEB Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
2016-Present
Editorial Review Board Member
Parallel & Cloud Computing Journal
2015-Present
Member
Cyber security advisory committee
2014-Present
Speaker
IEEE GlobeCom 2018
December 12, 2018-December 12, 2018