ilker demirkol

Associate Professor
Dept. of Mining, Industrial and ICT Eng.
Univ. Polit├Ęcnica de Catalunya

Comm. Circuits and Systems Research Group

Smart Sustainable Resources Group


c/ Av. de les Bases de Manresa, 61-73
Manresa, Catalunya, Spain, 08242
Tel: +34 93 4011055
Skype: ilkerdem
ilker.demirkol (at)

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research areas
Protocols and architectures for wireless networks, mobile networks, Internet of Things, vehicular networks, molecular networks; modeling, performance analysis and optimization of protocols; telecommunication engineering.
selected projects
SCM Wake-up design

Wake-up Radio is a promising technology to enable energy-efficient, rendezvousless communication.

miniBS photo

Implementation and testing of an SDR-based LTE/5G network

nst-protocol stack
Holistic network performance analysis through WSN testbed experiments:

Analysis of ZigBee, IEEE 802.15.4, and different routing metrics.

TokenMAC diagram

Token-MAC for passive RFID systems to improve fairness and average tag read rate over C1G2 standard.

RBMulticast illustration

5G Transport Networks for a converged, flexible optical and wireless transport network solution.

VLC node

Visual Light Communication studies. In the photo: A wireless node controlling an LED to modulate information using light.

ATMA illustration

Advertisement-based MAC protocols for WSN A CSMA-based and a TDMA-based approach using advertisements.

coap-protocol stack

Internet of Things Congestion control methods based on IETF-protocol CoAP