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Oruc, A. Yavuz

Oruc, A. Yavuz

Electrical and Computer Engineering
A.V. Williams 2301


A. Yavuz Oruç is professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD. His research interests include interconnection networks, and parallel and quantum computing. Dr. Oruç was an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute prior to joining University of Maryland in 1988. He served as the Director of the Computer Systems Architecture program at National Science Foundation. Dr. Oruç received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Middle East Technical University and Syracuse University, respectively. Dr. Oruç currently serves as the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. but he does not have an affiliation with any professional society or organization including IEEE and ACM.


    •    University of Maryland Award for Innovation in Teaching with Technology (2000)
    •    Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems

ECE Mourns the Passing of Esteemed Professor Emeritus Nicholas DeClaris

Professor DeClaris joined the UMD faculty in 1967 and served as Head of the Electrical Engineering Department. After stepping down as head, he continued to teach until his retirement in 2011.

Oruç Publishes Book on Writing Successful Research Funding Proposals

"Handbook of Scientific Proposal Writing" covers the impact of funding processes on scientific research.

Oruc Creates Turkish Election Tracking Application for Apple Devices

Oruc works with Bilkent University students ot create a Turkish election-tracking app.

Oruc Gives Invited Talk at CEWIT 2009

ECE professor gives talk on Quantum Packet Switching at Wireless and Information Technology conference.

Oruc Delivers Keynote on Frontiers of Science and Technology

ECE professor gives talk at Turkey's Suleyman Demirel University.