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Eyuphan Bulut is an Associate Professor at Computer Science Department of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Before he joined VCU, he was working for Cisco Systems as a senior engineer in Mobile Internet Technology Group (MITG). He received his Ph.D. degree in computer science department of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in 2011. Dr. Bulut and his team is the recipient of several awards including VCU Presidential Quest Fund, IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2020) best demo award, and Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) Summer Faculty Fellowship. Dr. Bulut is on the Editorial Board of Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks and IEEE Access. CV.


Office: Engineering East Hall, Room 4254
Email: ebulut [at] vcu [dot] edu
Phone: (+1)-804-828-6382

Graduate Students


Amirahmed Chapnevis

Amir received B.S. degree in University of Isfahan (Iran) in 2015 and M.S. degree in Amirkabir University of Technology (Iran) in 2019. He joined MoWiNG lab in Fall 2019. He is pursuing a Ph.D. degree and working on efficient communication for massive Internet of Things (IoT) and UAV networks.


Md Touhiduzzaman

Touhid completed his B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 2016. He then continued to build up his startup on education technology, which is now expanded to telecom and health-tech sectors. He joined MoWiNG lab in Fall 2021 to pursue his Ph.D. ambition on network security and user privacy concerns, which may also benefit his entrepreneurial & industrial software engineering career.


Soumita Ghosh

Soumita completed her B.Sc in Computer Science and Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology in 2019. Then she served at Dynamic Solution Innovators, a renowned software company of Dhaka as a software engineer for about 3 years. She joined MoWing lab in Fall 2022 as a PhD student.


Ph.D. Graduates:

Aashish Dhungana

Dissertation: "Leveraging Peer-to-Peer Energy Sharing for Resource Optimization in Mobile Social Networks" [pdf].
Position: System Engineer, Align Technologies, NC.


Fatih Yucel

Dissertation: "Preference-Aware Task Assignment in Mobile Crowdsensing" [pdf].
Position: Software Engineer, Bloomberg.


Steven M. Hernandez

Dissertation: "WiFi Sensing at the Edge Towards Scalable On-Device Scalable Wireless Sensing Systems" [pdf].
Position: Google Research.

Undergraduate Researchers:
REU Summer 2023: Maya McDonough (VCU), Thomas Moomaw (UNCC), Jack Farley (Duke), Brandon Vilela (Santa Monica College), Kshitij Kokkera (VCU)
REU Summer 2022: Rachel Williams (UNCC), Joshua Foster (UNCC)
Fatma Saafan
Dimayri Romero
Deniz Erdag (now with Capital One)
Fidel Rodriguez (now with CarMax)
Rohan Ray (now with IBM)
Dongchen (Jay) Guan (first position after graduation Microsoft. Moved to Apple)
Steven Hernandez (finished PhD in MoWiNG lab - GRFP recipient. Now with Google Research)

Senior Design Projects

2018-2019: Remote Patient Monitoring (Kevin Hall, James Peaker, Mit Amin)
2017-2018: Campus Bluetooth Tag Network (Nicholas Bennett, Jordan Mays-Rowland, Justin Yirka)
                    Sternheimer Award Winner
2016-2017: Automatic Parking Application (Will Steiner, Corey Gates, Huy Nguyen)