Curriculum Vitae

You can download a PDF version of my CV from here.

 Alp Sayin

E-Mail: alp_sayin[at]ieee[dot]org


  • MSc. System-on-Chip Design, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, SWEDEN
Aug 2010 – Dec 2012
  • BSc. Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, TURKEY
Aug 2006 – Jun 2010
  • Middle East Technical University Development Foundation Private High School, Ankara, TURKEY
Aug 2003 – Jun 2006

Work Experience

  • Nocta Technologies, Software Developer
Jun 2012 – Current
  • Inturlam Bilisim, Embedded Software Developer
Jun 2011 – Sep 2011
  • Communications and Spectrum Management Research Center, Part Time Software Developer
Feb 2010 – May 2010
  • Vestel Television, Electronics Engineering Intern
Jul 2009 – Aug 2009
  • Gate Electronics, Electronics Engineering Intern
Jun 2008 – Jul 2008
  • Simsoft Computer Technologies, Software Developer
Jul 2008 – Aug 2008


  • Implementation of IP over a wireless software defined radio link with longest possible range with exploration of different amateur bands. The actual goal is to be able to transfer files from a remote wireless sensor network to a central repository.
Feb 2012 – Dec 2012
  • Porting of TinyOS and implementation of a simple wireless sensor network application to/on Atmega128Rfa1. Project also included implementation of a gateway program.
Sep 2011 – Jan 2012
  • Remote Pipe Observation System, implementation of a pipe observation system, which includes monitoring of flow, pressure and temperature of liquids within.
Jun 2011 – Sep 2011
  • Implementation of a fully automatic side-view mirror adjustment system. The system adjusts the mirrors by reading the location of the driver’s eyes using computer vision.
Sep 2009 – June 2010

Teaching Experience

  • Current Communications System Design Fall Project Team Coach, Royal Institute of Technology
Aug 2012 – Current
  • Java, Matlab and Assembly Tutoring in CS101, CS102 and EEE212 courses, Bilkent University
Aug 2008 – June 2010

Technical Experience

  • Programming Languages: Python, C/C++, Java, MATLAB, VHDL, Bash, Assembly
  • IDEs: MATLAB, Eclipse, Quartus, Xilinx ISE, Modelsim, Gpl-eda, Netbeans, Proteus
  • OSes: Linux, Windows, Mac OS X


  • Worked with a Salsa show group and performed in Bilkent University Spring Festival
April 2009
  • Founding member of Bilkent IEEE Student Branch Computer Society Chapter
Feb 2009
  • ieeeXtreme Programming Contest, joined the worldwide 24-hour programming contest with the name “comment and conquer” and came 58th among over 700 teams.
Oct 2009
  • Project “Fly-In”, volunteer groups of 2 students, flew down to Mardin and gave English lessons to young entrepreneurs of Mardin from different ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds.
Aug 2007

Other Skills

  • Languages: Turkish (Native), English (Advanced, TOEFL iBT Score: 112), German (Limited)
  • Salsa, Rumba and Swing dancing


Swimming, Skiing, Karting, Paintball

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