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Dr. Gürkan Gür

Dr. Gürkan Gür

Dr. Gürkan Gür

ZHAW School of Engineering
Forschungsschwerpunkt Information Security
Steinberggasse 13
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 41 13

Work at ZHAW

Position at the ZHAW

Senior Lecturer - Computer Science, with emphasis on security

Education and Continuing education

Expertise and research interests

Information and network security, Future Internet, Wireless networks, Cognitive radios, Wireless multimedia, SDN/NFV, Information-centric networking

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW


- K. Kalkan, Gürkan Gür, and F. Alagöz, “Filtering Based Defense Mechanisms Against DDoS Attacks: A Survey," IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 2761 - 2773, 2017.

- Gürkan Gür and S. Kafiloglu, "Layered Content Delivery over Satellite Integrated Cognitive Radio Networks," IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 390 - 393, June 2017.

- Gürkan Gür, "Energy-Aware Caching at the Wireless Network Edge for Information-Centric Operation," Journal of Network and Computer Applications, vol. 57, pp. 33–42, November 2015.

- S. Eryigit, Gurkan Gur, S. Bayhan, and T. Tugcu, “Energy Efficiency is a Subtle Concept: Fundamental Trade-offs for Cognitive Radio Networks," IEEE Communications - SI on Energy-Efficient Cognitive Radio Networks, vol. 52, no. 7, pp. 30 - 36, July 2014. [Poster]

- F. Alagöz and Gurkan Gur, “Energy Efficiency and Satellite Networking: A Holistic Overview," Proceedings of the IEEE (invited paper), vol. 99, no. 11, pp. 1954 - 1979, November 2011.

- Gurkan Gur, S. Bayhan, and F. Alagöz, “Hybrid Satellite-IEEE 802.16 System for Mobile Multimedia Delivery," International Journal of Satellite Communications & Networking - SI on "Hybrid/Integrated Satellite-Terrestrial Networks", vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 209-228, May/June 2011.

- Gurkan Gur and F. Alagöz, “Green Wireless Communications via Cognitive Dimension: An Overview," IEEE Network - SI on Energy Efficient Networks, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 50-56, March/April 2011. [selected to IEEE ComSoc Best Reading on Green Communications list]

- Gurkan Gur, S. Bayhan, and F. Alagöz, “Cognitive Femtocell Networks: An Overlay Architecture for Localized Dynamic Spectrum Access," IEEE Wireless Communications - SI on Dynamic Spectrum Management in Wireless Networks, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 62-70, August 2010. [selected to IEEE ComSoc Best Reading on Cognitive Radio list]

- S. Kuran, Gurkan Gur, T. Tugcu, and F. Alagoz, “Applications of Cross-Layer Paradigm for Improving the Performance of WiMAX," IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine , vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 86-95, June 2010.

- Onur Turkyilmaz, F. Alagoz, Gurkan Gur, and T. Tugcu, “Environment Aware Location Estimation for Cellular Networks," EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, vol. 2008, Article ID 276456, 9 pages, 2008. doi:10.1155/2008/276456

- Gurkan Gur, F. Alagoz, Y. Altug, and E. Anarim, “Image Error Concealment Using Watermarking with Subbands for Wireless Channels,” IEEE Communications Letters, March 2007.

- Suzan Bayhan, Gurkan Gur, and F. Alagoz, “Performance of Delay-Sensitive Traffic in Multi-layered Satellite IP Networks with On-board Processing Capability”, Wiley’s International Journal of Communication Systems, vol. 20, no. 12, pp. 1367-1389, Dec. 2007.