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Assistant Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Alabama Transportation Institute, Alabama Cyber Institute, Alabama Life Research Institute

3033 North Engineering Research Center
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  • B.S. , Electrical Engineering with Minor in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998
  • M.Eng., Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000
  • PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009

Honors and Awards

  • NSF CAREER Award, 2023
  • American Association of University Women (AAUW) Research Publication Grant in Engineering, Medicine and Biology, 2022
  • IEEE AESS Harry Rowe Mimno Award for Excellence in Technical Communications, 2021
  • SPIE Defense+Commercial Sensing (DCS) Rising Researcher Award, 2020

Areas of Research

Latest Publications

  • S.Z. Gurbuz, A.C. Gurbuz, C. Crawford, and D.J. Griffin, “Radar-based methods and apparatus for communication and interpretation of sign languages,” U.S. Patent # 11,301,672 B2, April 12, 2022.