Osman Yağan


Osman Yağan
Associate Research Professor
CIT Dean's Early Career Fellow
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering & CyLab
Carnegie Mellon University

email: oyagan@ece.cmu.edu
office: HH A302
phone: 412-268-3976
web: http://www.ece.cmu.edu/~oyagan

Research Interests

  • Network Science

    • Contagion processes (e.g., information/influence propagation, epidemic spread) in multi-layer and multiplex networks

    • Detection and mitigation of spread of misinformation

    • Social network modeling

  • Cyber-Physical Systems, Internet of Things, and Ad-hoc Networks

    • Robustness and optimal design of interdependent cyber-physical systems

    • Applications of random graphs and stochastic geometry

    • Cybersecurity

    • Low-power wireless communications

  • Machine Learning and Data Science

    • Privacy-preserving learning algorithms

    • Active Distribution Estimation and Testing

    • Multi-armed Bandits

Open Positions

I am looking for 1-2 PhD students to start in Fall 2020. Strong mathematical background is required and strong computer programming skills is a big plus.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to statistical learning, network and data science, and privacy. Please contact me if you are interested.