Cagatay Tokgoz, Ph.D.




News

  • 04/15/2018: The journal paper entitled “Direct write fabrication of a wear sensor” that Dr. Tokgoz co-authored is published in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  • 03/02/2018: Two conference papers entitled “Radiation pattern of a monopole antenna on an electrically large conducting convex surface” and “Geodesic ray tracing on faceted convex surfaces for co-site interference prediction” that Dr. Tokgoz co-authored are accepted for presentation at the 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation.
  • 02/01/2018: The journal paper entitled “Direct write fabrication of a wear sensor” that Dr. Tokgoz co-authored is accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors Journal.
  • 10/12/2017: The appointment of Dr. Tokgoz as a Summer Faculty Fellow at U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory appears as news on Lamar University website. It also appears in the local newspaper, Beaumont Enterprise. https://www.lamar.edu/news-and-events/news/2017/10/tokgoz-appointed-summer-faculty-fellow-at-u.s.-air-force-research-laboratory.html
  • 09/14/2017: The second chapter entitled “Radar Hardware for Indoor Monitoring” that Dr. Tokgoz co-authored in the book entitled “Radar for Indoor Monitoring: Detection, Classification, and Assessment” is published by CRC Press.
  • 09/01/2017: The research performed by Dr. Tokgoz appears in the Enginuity Magazine of the College of Engineering to represent the Department of Electrical Engineering. https://www.lamar.edu/engineering/enginuity-2017/electrical-engineering.html
  • 08/17/2017: The international patent application entitled “Presence detection system” that Dr. Tokgoz co-invented is published online. https://patents.google.com/patent/WO2017139215A1
  • 07/28/2017: Dr. Tokgoz successfully finishes his Summer Faculty Fellowship at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Sensors Directorate, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
  • 07/27/2017: Dr. Tokgoz makes another presentation on the research he performed during his fellowship appointment to the Sensors Directorate at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory.
  • 07/19/2017: Dr. Tokgoz makes a presentation on the research he performed during his fellowship appointment to the team he worked with at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory.
  • 06/27/2017: Dr. Tokgoz makes another presentation on techniques for high frequency problems during his fellowship appointment to the team he worked with at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory.
  • 06/05/2017: Dr. Tokgoz was awarded the 2017 Proposal Writing Research Enhancement Grant for $15,000 from the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs upon the acceptance of his proposal. This grant is awarded to only 4 proposals per year university-wide.
  • 06/01/2017: Dr. Tokgoz makes a presentation on techniques for high frequency problems during his fellowship appointment to the team he worked with at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory.
  • 05/08/2017: Dr. Tokgoz starts serving at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Sensors Directorate, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, as a Faculty Fellow.
  • 05/04/2017: 12 teams advised by Dr. Tokgoz in Senior Projects Design I and II courses successfully present their projects at the 2017 Senior Design Symposium that is organized by the College of Engineering. The team with project entitled "Spherical Robot" becomes the department winner and receives $500 reward from the College of Engineering. Another team with project entitled "Electronic Tray with Communications" receives $1,500 reward from the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences.
  • 04/24/2017: Dr. Tokgoz signs a non-disclosure agreement with Riverside Research through the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.
  • 03/13/2017: The application of Dr. Tokgoz for 2017 Summer Faculty Fellowship at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory is accepted.
  • 02/23/2017: The U.S. patent application entitled “Rotor wireless load and motion monitoring sensor network” that Dr. Tokgoz co-invented is published online. https://patents.google.com/patent/US20170050745A1
  • 02/06/2017: The international patent application entitled “Presence detection system” that Dr. Tokgoz co-invented is filed. https://patents.google.com/patent/WO2017139215A1
  • 01/20/2017: The journal paper entitled “Interrogation of electrical connector faults using miniaturized UWB sources” that Dr. Tokgoz co-authored is published in Radio Science.
  • 12/08/2016: The U.S. patent application entitled “Embedded sensor systems” that Dr. Tokgoz co-invented is published online. https://patents.google.com/patent/US20160356866A1
  • 12/02/2016: The journal paper entitled “Interrogation of electrical connector faults using miniaturized UWB sources” that Dr. Tokgoz co-authored is accepted for publication in Radio Science.
  • 11/10/2016: The U.S. patent application entitled “Embedded sensor system” that Dr. Tokgoz co-invented is published online. https://www.google.com/patents/US20160326904
  • 10/27/2016: Dr. Tokgoz visits the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, as a Technical Consultant and gives a presentation there on his research upon invitation from a Program Manager. His presentation receives a strong interest from the Program Manager and his team.
  • 10/27/2016: The U.S. patent application entitled “Magnetic encoder assembly” that Dr. Tokgoz co-invented is published online. https://patents.google.com/patent/US20160313139A1
  • 09/20/2016: The journal paper entitled “Physics based RF/microwave characterization of wave interactions within electrical connectors with partial insertion faults” that Dr. Tokgoz co-authored is published in Radio Science.
  • 09/01/2016: Dr. Tokgoz officially joins the Phillip M. Drayer Department of Electrical Engineering at Lamar University as an Assistant Professor.

Selected Publications

  1. S. Dardona, A. Shen, and C. Tokgoz, "Direct write fabrication of a wear sensor" IEEE Sensors J., vol. 18, issue 8, pp. 3461-3466, doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2018.2810839, Apr. 2018.
  2. C. Tokgoz and N. C. Soldner, "Radar Hardware for Indoor Monitoring," Chapter 2 in M. G. Amin (ed.), Radar for Indoor Monitoring: Detection, Classification, and Assessment, Boca Raton, CRC Press, Sep. 2017.
  3. C. Tokgoz, S. Dardona, N. C. Soldner, and K. R. Wheeler, "Modeling and characterization of partially inserted electrical connector faults," J. Appl. Phys., vol. 119, issue 10, doi: 10.1063/1.4943178, Mar. 2016.
  4. R. J. Burkholder, C. Tokgoz, C. J. Reddy, and W. O. Coburn, "Iterative physical optics for radar scattering predictions," ACES Journal, vol. 24, issue 2, pp. 241-258, Apr. 2009.
  5. C. Tokgoz, P. H. Pathak, and R. J. Marhefka, "An asymptotic solution for the surface magnetic field within the paraxial region of a circular cylinder with an impedance boundary condition," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., vol. 53, issue 4, pp. 1435-1443, doi: 10.1109/TAP.2005 .844461, Apr. 2005.
  6. C. Tokgoz and G. Dural, "Closed-form Green's functions for cylindrically stratified media," IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Techn., vol. 48, issue 1, pp. 40-49, doi: 10.1109/22.817470, Jan. 2000.

Education

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2002 
  • M.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 1997 
  • B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, Turkey, 1994

Awards & Honors

  • Summer Faculty Fellowship, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (awarded) (2018)
  • Summer Faculty Fellowship, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (awarded and executed) (2017)
  • Senior Membership of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Four Great Job Awards from United Technologies Research Center (2011-2016)
  • Outstanding Journal Article Award from the Ohio State University ElectroScience Laboratory (2009)
  • Undergraduate fellowship from Sabanci Foundation, Turkey (1990-1994)
  • Undergraduate fellowship from Bilkent University, Turkey (1989-1994)
  • Rank 94 out of over a million applicants in a nationwide university entrance test, Turkey (1989)

Grants

  • Research Contract (PI), U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, 2018 ($83,472)
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Grant (Co-PI), Lamar University, 2018 ($4,500) 
  • Proposal Writing Research Enhancement Grant (PI), Lamar University, 2017 ($15,000)