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Hulya Seferoglu

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


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1037 SEO


851 S. Morgan St, MC 154, Chicago, IL 60607

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Research Interests

Dr. Seferoglu's research interests are in the broader area of networking: design, analysis, and implementation of network protocols and algorithms. She is particularly interested in edge computing, machine learning at edge networks, coded computation, and secure and private computing.


Selected Publications

Recent Papers (See full list of publications here)

  1. A. Ardic, H. Seferoglu, S. El Rouayheb, E. Koyuncu, “Random Walking Snakes for Decentralized Learning at Edge Networks,” in IEEE LANMAN, London, UK, July 2023.
  2. P. Li, H. Seferoglu, E. Koyuncu, “Model-Distributed Inference in Multi-Source Edge Networks,” ICASSP’23 Satellite Workshop: Timely and Private Machine Learning over Networks, Rhodes, Greece, June 2023.
  3. P. Li, E. Koyuncu, H. Seferoglu, “Adaptive and Resilient Model-Distributed Inference in Edge Computing Systems,” in IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society, 2023.
  4. E. Vedadi, Y. Keshtkarjahromi, H. Seferoglu, “PolyDot-Coded Privacy Preserving Multi-Party Computation at the Edge,” in IEEE SPAWC, Oulu, Finland, July 2022.
  5. E. Vedadi, Y. Keshtkarjahromi, H. Seferoglu, “Adaptive Gap Entangled Polynomial Coding for Multi-Party Computation at the Edge,” in IEEE ISIT, Espoo, Finland, June 2022.
  6. K. K. Ramakrishnan, M. Yuksel, H. Seferoglu, J. Chen, R. Blalock, “Resilient Communication for Dynamic First Responder Teams in Disaster Management,” accepted in IEEE Communications Magazine, April 2022.
  7. Y. Keshtkarjahromi, Y. Xing, H. Seferoglu, “Adaptive and Heterogeneity-Aware Coded Cooperative Computation at the Edge,” in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Aug. 2021.

Notable Honors

2023, College of Engineering Advising Award, UIC

2020, NSF CAREER Award, NSF

2018, Best Demo Award, IEEE LANMAN

2018, Research and Teaching Awards, UIC College of Engineering

2012, Best paper award finalist, ACM MobiSys


Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering University of California-Irvine, 2010

M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Sabanci University

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Istanbul University