Ece Yaprak

Ece Yaprak

Division Chair and Professor, Engineering Technology, Electric-drive Vehicle Engineering

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Ece Yaprak

Education

Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Wayne State University, 1989.

MS in Computer Engineeering, Wayne State University, 1984.

BS in Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan - Dearborn, 1980.

Courses Taught

  • Undergraduate
    • EET 2720   Microprocessor Fundamentals (with Lab)
    • EET 3720   Microprocessor Programming and Interfacing (with Lab)
    • EET 3100   Advanced Digital Design (with Lab)
    • EET 3150   Network Analysis (with Lab)
    • EET 4100   Microcomputer Hardware Design (with Lab)
  • Graduate
    • EET 5720   Computer Networking Applications (with Lab)
    • EET 7200   Advanced Control Systems
    • EET 7720   Advanced Computer Networking

Research Interests

  • Network Engineering -
  • Network Design, Monitoring, Management, Capacity Planning
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Embedded Networking

Publications

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

H. Qu, Q. Cheng, and E. Yaprak and L. Y. Wang, "Toward Actively Defending From DoS Attacks in UMTS-WLAN," Ubiquitous Computing and Communication Journal, vol.3, no.3, pp.1-6, 2008.

H. Qu, Q. Cheng, and E. Yaprak, "Unconfined E-Health Care System Using UMTS-WLAN," Journal of Modelling and Simulation, vol.26, no.3, pp.261-270, 2006.
C. Tang, A. T. Chronopoulos, and E. Yaprak, "An Efficient Network Switch Scheduling for Real-Time Applications," IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 401-407, 2005.

A. T. Chronopoulos, C. Tang, and E. Yaprak, "An Efficient ATM Network Switch Scheduling," IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, Vol.49, Issue 3, pp. 278-292, 2003.

E. Yaprak, Y. Xiao, A. T. Chronopoulos, E. Chow, and L. Anneberg, "Buffer Management Simulation in ATM Networks," International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol.20, Number 2, pp.146-152, 2000.

E. Yaprak, A. T. Chronopoulos, K. Psarris, Y. Xiao, "Dynamic Buffer Allocation in an ATM Switch," Computer Networks, Vol. 31, pp.1927-1933, 1999.

L. Anneberg, E. Yaprak, "Error Detection and Correction Templates for Digital Courses," IEEE Transactions on Education, Vol.42, Number 2, 1999.

N. Chakraborty, E. Yaprak and L. Anneberg, "Reliability Enhancement By the Reversal of Token for a Basic Token Ring in Case of a Single Component Failure," Microelectronics and Reliability, Vol. 34, No.2, pp.283-288, 1994.

N. Chakraborty and E. Yaprak, "Improvement in Reconfiguration Algorithm for the Dual Ring Network by Reversal of Token," International Journal of Network Management, Vol.3, Number 4, pp.201-206, 1993.

N. Chakraborty, E. Yaprak, "Comparative Reliability Evaluation of Single and Dual Optical Token Ring with Reversal of Token," International Journal of Science and Technology, (IJST), Vol.6, Number 1, pp.27-34, 1993.

L. Anneberg, G. Rajappan, H. Singh, E. Yaprak, "Parallel Petri Net Searching on A Local Area Network-Object Oriented Pascal Implementation," Microelectronics and Reliability, Vol. 32, pp. 199-206, 1991.

Y. Wallach and E. Yaprak, "Parallel Solution of State Estimation on an IBM Token Ring Network," Microprocessing and Microprogramming. Vol. 32, No. 1-5, pp. 817-824, 1991.

L. Anneberg and E. Yaprak, "Local Area Network Implementation of Petri Net Reachability Analysis," Microelectronics and Reliability, Vol. 31, No. 2-3, pp. 491-499, 1991.

E. Yaprak and L. Anneberg, "Parallelization of Expert Systems with Recursive Applications," Microelectronics and Reliability, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 519-523, 1990.

Y. Wallach and E. Yaprak, "Use of Local Area Networks as Alternating Sequential-Parallel Systems," Microprocessing and Microprogramming, Vol. 24, pp. 95-102, 1988.

REFEREED PROCEEDINGS

H. Qu, L. Y. Wang, Q. Cheng, E. Yaprak, H. Zheng, "Wireless-Based Medical Information Processing: Integrated System and Analysis and Simulation," International Conference on Telehealth (Telehealth 2006), IASTED, July 3-5, Alberta, Canada.

H. Qu, L. Y. Wang, E. Yaprak, H. Wang, Y. Zhao, "Integrated Information Processing and Communications: Complexity Analysis," International Conference on Communication Systems and Applications (CSA 2006), IASTED, July 3-5, Alberta, Canada.

E. Yaprak andL. Anneberg, "Utilizing Open Source Tools in the Networking Laboratory," ASEE Annual Conference, June 2005, Portland, Oregon, on CD-ROM.

H. Qu, C. Qiang, and E. Yaprak, "Using Covert Channel to Resist DoS Attacks in WLAN," 2005 International Conference on Wireless Networks, June 2005, Nevada, proceedings, pg. 38-44.

F. Siddiqui, S. Zeadally, E. Yaprak, "Design Architectures for 3G and IEEE 802.11 WLAN Integration", Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Springer Verlag, Reunion Island, France, April 2005, proceedings. Vol. 3420, March 2005, pg. 1047-1054, ISBN: 3-540-25339-4.

S. Zeadally, E. Yaprak, Y. Li, X. Che, "A Survey of Network Performance Tools For Computer Networking Classes", Proceedings of IASTED 2003 International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education (CATE 2003), Rhodes, Greece, June 2003, pg.381-386.

E. Yaprak, L. Anneberg, "Teaching a Laboratory-Oriented Course via Distance Learning," ASEE Annual Conference, June 2003, Nashville, Tennessee, on CD-ROM.

L. Anneberg, R. Ferguson, E. Yaprak, "Web Development Modules for Non-Web Programming Students," ASEE Annual Conference, June 2003, Nashville, Tennessee, on CD-ROM.

E. Yaprak, L. Anneberg, "The Use of Freeware Network Analyzers in a Networking Laboratory," ASEE Annual Conference, June 2002, Montreal, Canada, on CD-ROM.

E. Yaprak, A. Yaprak, M. Rathod, "Institutional Adaptation of the Greenfield Coalition's Capstone Design Course," ASEE Annual Conference, June 2002, Montreal, Canada, on CD-ROM

L. Anneberg, E. Yaprak, S. Talahmeh, "Web Based Active Server Pages Module for Engineering Students," ASEE Annual Conference, June 2001, Albuquerque, New Mexico, on CD-ROM.

E. Yaprak, L. Anneberg, Nizar Al-Holou, "Beyond the Initial NSF-ILI Grant - Planning for the Subsequent Development," ASEE Annual Conference, June 2000, St. Louis, MO, on CD-ROM.

N. Al-Holou, K. K. Booth, E. Yaprak, "Using Computer Network Simulation Tools as Supplements to Computer Networking Curriculum," ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 2000, Kansas City, Missouri, proceedings, Session S2C, pg. 13-16.

R. Alena, E. Yaprak, S. Lamouri, "Modeling a Wireless Network for International Space Station," 2000 IEEE Aerospace Conference, March 2000, Big Sky, Montana, proceedings on CD-ROM (z4_0404).

E. Yaprak, G. Tjilos, L. Anneberg, "Digital Laboratory Enhancement," ASEE Annual Conference, June 1999, Charlotte, North Carolina, on CD-ROM.

E. Yaprak, R. Ferguson, K. Reichart, L. Anneberg, "VHDL - Based Digital Laboratory Enhancement," ASEE Illinois/Indiana Sectional Conference, March 1999, DeKalb, Illinois, pp. 74-77.

E. Yaprak, A. Yaprak, D. Wells, "Project Validation for the Greenfield Coalition for New Manufacturing Education," ASEE Annual Conference, June 1998, Seattle, Washington, on CD-ROM.

L. Anneberg, R. Ferguson, E. Yaprak, "Design Project in a Freshman Engineering Course Using the Internet," ASEE North Central Section, April 1998, Detroit, Michigan, pp. 165-169.

A. Pintus, E. Yaprak, L. Anneberg, "Use of PC Based Control," ASEE North Central Section, April 1998, Detroit, Michigan, pp. 188-192.

C. Tang, A. T. Chronopoulos, E. Yaprak, "A Cell Burst Scheduling for ATM Networking - Part I: Theory," IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC'98), July 1998, Athens, Greece, Proceedings, pp.455-461.

C. Tang, Anthony T. Chronopoulos, Ece Yaprak, "A Cell Burst Scheduling for ATM Networking - Part II: Implementation," IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC'98), July 1998, Athens, Greece, Proceedings, pp.462-467.

E. Yaprak, A. T. Chronopoulos, K. Psarris, Y. Xiao, "Adaptive Buffer Threshold Updating for an ATM Switch," IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC'98), July 1998, Athens, Greece, Proceedings, pp. 400-405.

L. Anneberg, E. Yaprak, "Use of AutoCAD in an Electrical Engineering Curriculum," ASEE Annual Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, June 1997, on CD-ROM.

H. Singh, H. Sekton, L. Anneberg, E. Yaprak, D. Kaur "Multiple Output Terminal Reliability for Circuits," Proc. 39th Annual IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, August 1996, Ames, Iowa, Proceedings, pp. 389-392.

L. Anneberg, B. Mirshab, E. Yaprak, "Integration of the Internet in a Microprocessor Circuit Design Course," Proc. ASEE 1996 North Central Spring Conference, pp.118-120.

S. Roy, E. Yaprak, J. Liu, E. Chow, R. Markley "ATM Switch Modeling and Simulation," Proc. The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) on Networks, January 1996, Orlando, Florida, pp.187-190.

H. Singh, H. Bawa, L. Arafeh, L. Anneberg, E. Yaprak, "Boolean Neural Network Realization of Pipelined Array Adder - Subtractor Cell," Proc. The International Conference on Automation, December 1995, India, pp.71-73.

J. Sodergren, H. Singh, E. Yaprak "Distributed Processing Techniques for Generation of Dertouzos Tables," Proc. The International Society for Computers and Their Applications on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems, September 1995, Orlando, Florida, pp.337-342.

E. Yaprak, W, Brady, L. Anneberg "Development of a Simulation Program for a Dynamic System Regulated by a Digital PID Controller," Proc. ASEE North Central Section Conference, April 1995, Columbus, Ohio, pp.178-184.

W. Brady, E. Yaprak, L. Anneberg "Simulation Software as a Tool for Teaching Control Systems," Proc. ASEE Conference, March 1995, West Lafayette, Indiana, pp.32-34.

E. Yaprak, S. Punyamurtula, S. Roy, G. Follen, "Performance Study of Clustered Computers," Proc. High Performance Computing '95, April 1995, Phoenix, Arizona, pp.356-360.

E. Yaprak, J. Sanz, G. Follen and R. Holbert, "Lewis Advanced Cluster Environment Performance Study," Proc. 1993 International Simulation Technology Conference - SimTec '93, November 1993, San Francisco, California, pp.23-28.

R. N. Chakraborty and E. Yaprak, "Improvement in Reliability of the Token Ring Network by Reversal of Token in Case of a Single Component Failure," Proc. The 36th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems" IEEE, August 1993, Detroit, Michigan, pp. 1152-1154.

N. Chammas, L. Anneberg and E. Yaprak, "Timed Neural Petri Nets," Proc. The 36th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems" IEEE, August 1993, Detroit, Michigan, pp. 926-929.

F. Shahpurwala and E. Yaprak, "LAN Simulation using NETWORK 11.5," Proc. 1993 International Conference on Simulation in Engineering Education (ICSEE'93)-ASEE and IEEE Computer Society, Jan, 1993, San Diego, California, pp. 144-149.

D. Kaur, E. Yaprak and A. F. Mahmood, "Modeling of Image Processing Algorithms on Hypercube," Proc. Twenty-Third Annual Pittsburgh Conference On Modeling and Simulation, May, 1992, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Vol. 23, pp. 1189-1196.

E. Yaprak, L. Anneberg and A. Panyam, "Alternating Sequential Parallel Processing Implementation of Kalman Filters," Proc. Twenty-Third Annual Pittsburgh Conference On Modeling and Simulation May, 1992, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Vol. 23, pp. 1205-1210.

E. Yaprak and L. Anneberg, "Local Area Network Laboratory for Engineering Students," Proc. ASEE Conference, April 1992, Dayton, Ohio, pp. 3A9-3A13.

E. Abuelyaman, E. Yaprak, P. ShankarReddy and L. Anneberg, "The Reliability of Distributed Heterogeneous Computing Networks," Proc. Twenty-Second Annual Pittsburgh Conference On Modeling and Simulation, May, 1991, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Vol. 22, pp. 2399-2408.

L. Anneberg and E. Yaprak, "Distributed Object Oriented Computing On a Local Area Network," Proc. Twenty-Second Annual Pittsburgh Conference on Modeling and Simulation, May, 1991, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Vol. 22, pp. 1193-1202.

E. Abuelyaman, E. Yaprak, J. Hedalgo, P. ShankarReddy, "The Reliability of Ring Networks," Proc. 33rd Midwest Symposium On Circuits and Systems, August, 1990, Calgary, Canada, V2, pp.1198-1201.

E. Yaprak, L. Anneberg and E. Abuelyaman, "Simulation of VLSI Design Using An Expert System," Proc. 1990 European Simulation Multiconference, June, 1990, Nuremberg, Germany, pp. 169-172.

L. Anneberg and E. Yaprak, "Local Area Networks Application In Knowledge Acquisition," Proc. IPC'90, April 1990, Detroit, Michigan, pp. 53-59.

E. Yaprak and L. Anneberg, "Developing Expert Systems in Parallel," Proc. Third Annual Parallel Processing Symposium, March 1989, Anaheim, California, pp. 599-605.

Y. Wallach and E. Yaprak, "Solving Two-Point Boundary Value Problems On A Local Area Network," Proc. AMSE International Conference-Signals and Systems, March, 1989, Miami, Florida, pp. 7-21.

E. Yaprak and Y. Wallach, "Parallel Processing in Token Ring Networks," Proc. 31st Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, August, 1988, St. Louis, Missouri, pp. 630-632.

Professional Affiliations

  • IEEE CTAA (Committee on Technology Accreditation Activities) Vice-Chair
  • IEEE/TAC ABET Program Evaluator
  • FULBRIGHT-NOKIA Fellowship (Jan-May 2009)

Awards and Honors

Excellence in Teaching Award, 2007. College of Engineering, Wayne State University

Excellence in Teaching Award, 2006. Division of Engineering Technology, Wayne State University

Excellence in Teaching Award, 2005. Division of Engineering Technology, Wayne State University