Hakduran Koc

Hakduran Koc, Ph.D.
Professor, Computer Engineering
College of Science and Engineering
University of Houston - Clear Lake

Delta D110 - Office
KocHakduranatuhcldotedu - Email
+1 (281) 283 3877 - Phone
2700 Bay Area Blvd. MC 41, Houston, TX 77058 - Address
https://sceweb.sce.uhcl.edu/koch/ - Url




Short Bio:

Dr. Hakduran Koc is a professor in Computer Engineering Program at University of Houston - Clear Lake. After receiving his B.S. degree in Electronics Engineering from Ankara University, he worked in the industry for two years. Then, he joined Syracuse University where he received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Engineering. For his Ph.D. research, Dr. Koc was at The Pennsylvania State University as a visiting scholar. His research and teaching are in the areas of cyber physical systems, mixed criticality systems, digital design, and computer architecture. He is the recipient of several awards including IEEE R5 Outstanding Engineering Educator Award, Outstanding Student Branch Counselor Award, UHCL Piper Award Nominee, IEEE-USA Professional Achievement Award, and a recognition of US Congress. He is currently a senior member of IEEE; and serves as board member for several organizations.


Research Interests:

  • Performance improvements in many-core architectures
  • Memory space minimization of data-intensive applications
  • Energy/power optimizations in embedded systems
  • Reliability improvements in cyber physical systems and mixed-criticality systems
  • High Level Synthesis

Teaching Interests:

  • Computer Architecture and Organization
  • Digital Circuits Design, Synthesis and Optimization
  • Microcontroller Programming and Interfacing

Professional Experience:

  • Professor, Computer Engineering, University of Houston - Clear Lake, Houston, TX, 2021 - Present
  • Chair, Computer Engineering, University of Houston - Clear Lake, Houston, TX, 2014 - 2021
  • Associate Professor, University of Houston - Clear Lake, Houston, TX, 2014 - 2021
  • Assistant Professor, University of Houston - Clear Lake, Houston, TX, 2008 - 2014
  • Visiting Scholar, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 2005 - 2008
  • Research/Teaching Assistant, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 2001 - 2005
  • Satellite On-Orbit Control Engineer, TURKSAT, Ankara, Turkey, 1998 - 1999
  • Electronics Engineer, Bemas Electronics, Ankara, Turkey, 1997 - 1998