Dr. Kamil Karaçuha Received Award for Excellence in Electromagnetics

by Ayda Fıtrıye Aktaş | Sep 29, 2021
ITU Informatics Institute graduate Dr. Kamil Karaçuha was granted “Leopold B. Felsen Award for Excellence in Electromagnetics” bestowed by Leopold B. Felsen Fund.

ITU Informatics Institute graduate Dr. Kamil Karaçuha was granted “Leopold B. Felsen Award for Excellence in Electromagnetics” bestowed by Leopold B. Felsen Fund.

Leopold B. Felsen Fund has been bestowing Leopold B. Felsen Award for Excellence in Electromagnetics to promote contributions of the Turkish students/researchers in Turkey to the field of Electromagnetics since 2007. Each year, the total sum of the award is 5,000 USD. According to Prof. Felsen’s will, the selection is done based on priorities of being Graduate/PhD student and publications from research done in Turkey.

We congratulate our graduate and wish him continued success.

About Dr. Kamil Karaçuha

Dr. Kamil Karaçuha graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of Electrical-Electronics Engineering in 2017 and from the Physics department of the same university the following year. Between 2017-2021, he completed his Ph.D. studies in Istanbul Technical University Informatics Institute, Applied Informatics program. During this time, he worked as a research assistant at the same institution. During his Ph.D. studies, he conducted research on analytical and numerical methods in electromagnetics, antenna and scattering problems. In addition, with the support of Vodafone Future Lab, he continued his data modeling, antenna and theoretical electromagnetics studies within the scope of projects.

In 2021, he completed the Sociology undergraduate program at Anadolu University Open Education Faculty. He is currently working as a post-doctoral researcher at Istanbul Technical University. Kamil Karaçuha has over ten international articles and over ten international conference papers.


İTÜ Informatics Institute


ITU Informatics Institute provides graduate-level education and research in applied informatics, computer sciences, computational science and engineering, communication systems under the following programs.

Faculty members and students conduct research supported by national and international organızatıons in the fields of electromagnetic fields, communication systems/regulations, computational materials design, computational chemistry/biology, cryptography, signal/data processing/visualization, big data management, climate and ocean sciences, 

  • List of Most Influential Scientists; Associate Professor. B. Uğur Töreyin (article by Dr. John PA Ioannidis, K. W. Boyack and J. Baas published in the journal PLOS Biology)
  • Beltus Nkwawir Wiysobunri, the best project award in the Science category, in the 2020 International Students Project Competition
  • Argenit company, of which Dr. Abdulkerim Çapar is among the founding partners, received the "National-International Supports" First Prize of ITU ARI Teknokent.
  • TÜBİTAK 2242 University Students Project Competition in Priority Areas: Istanbul region first place - Ahmet Burak Özyurt
  • Best Presentation Award at ICAT'18 Conference: Sena Efsun Cebeci, 2018
  • Tubitak Incentive Award; 2016 Assoc. Prof. Adem Tekin
  • “Technical Paper” and “Willis H. Carrier” Award by the American Heating, Cooling and Air Conditioning Association; 2016 Assist. Prof. Dr. H. Salih Erden
  • Science Heroes Association Young Scientist of the Year Award; 2016 Assoc. B. Uğur Töreyin Best Poster Award at PRACEdays 2016 conference; Samet Demir
  • ITU Most Successful Thesis Award; 2016 Hatice Gokcan

There is also a High Performance Computing Laboratory established with the support of the State Planning Organization within the Institute.