Dr. Oruklu joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology in August 2005. He is the founder and director of VLSI and SoC Research Laboratory and co-director of ECASP (Embedded Computing and Signal processing) Laboratory.

Dr. Oruklu’s research interests are reconfigurable computing, advanced computer architectures, hardware/software co-design and sensor systems. His current research targets system-on-a-chip (SoC) frameworks for FPGA and VLSI implementations of  ultrasonic signal processing and imaging applications.

Dr. Oruklu teaches courses in the areas of VLSI design, computer arithmetic, embedded system design and signal processing architectures.

Dr. Oruklu is a Senior Member of IEEE (Circuits & Systems Society and Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, & Frequency Control Society member)  and a member of Eta Kappa Nu.


B.Sc. in Electronics and Communications Engineering,

Technical University of Istanbul, Turkey, 1995

M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering,

Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, 1999

Ph.D. in Computer Engineering,

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, 2005

Erdal Oruklu, Ph.D.

Erdal Oruklu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Armour College of Engineering

Illinois Institute of Technology

3301 S Dearborn Street

Chicago IL 60616

Office: Siegel Hall 301
Phone: 312.567.8814
Fax: 312.567.8976
E-Mail:  erdal(at)ece.iit.edu