Yagan's research interests are in modeling, design, and performance evaluation of engineering systems, with particular emphasis on communication systems and networks. Specific research topics include wireless communications, security, random graphs, social and information networks, and cyber-physical systems.
Yagan has served as a Technical Program Committee member of several international conferences including SECRYPT 2012, IEEE GLOBECOM 2013-2014-2015, IEEE GlobalSIP 2013, and IEEE PIMRC 2014.
2011 Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland
2007 BS, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University
- Applications of security and privacy
- automotive and transportation security and privacy
- big data
- cyber physical systems security and privacy
- cyberphysical systems (CPS)
- data security and privacy
- data/network science systems
- energy and critical infrastructure security
- Formal methods
- information networking
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- IoT security and privacy
- network science
- network security
- privacy algorithms
- secure systems
- smart infrastructure
- social networks security and privacy
- systems security
- wireless networks
Yağan receives emergency NSF grant to help fight COVID-19
ECE’s Osman Yağan seeks to understand the spread of coronavirus and how public health measures can reduce that spread.
CMU Engineering faculty awarded Scott Institute seed grants
Eight research projects lead by CMU Engineering faculty have been awarded 2020 Seed Grants for Energy Research by the Scott Institue for Energy Innovation.
Yagan quoted on coronavirus models
ECE’s Osman Yagan was quoted in Defense One on coronavirus models.
Yagan on the evolution of a pathogen
ECE’s Osman Yagan’s mathematical research is featured in Science Daily, discussing the evolution of a pathogen and how this affects its spread through a population.
To predict an epidemic, evolution can’t be ignored
In a new study, a team of Carnegie Mellon University researchers show for the first time how important evolutionary adaptations are in predicting epidemics.
Second round of Secure and Private IoT Initiative funded projects announced
Carnegie Mellon CyLab’s Secure and Private IoT Initiative (IoT@CyLab) has announced its second round of funding, which will support ten IoT-related projects for one year.
CMKL Tech Summit 2019 on AI for a Sustainable Future
On December 16, 2019, CMKL University held its third tech summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on the topic of AI for a sustainable future.
First round of Secure and Private IoT Initiative funded projects announced
CyLab’s Secure and Private IoT Initiative (IoT@CyLab) has broken ground as the first round of funded proposals have been announced. Twelve selected projects will be funded for one year, and results will be presented at the IoT@CyLab annual summit next year.
The 2018 CIT Dean’s Early Career Fellows
Eight young CMU faculty receive awards for their outstanding contributions to the university.