MSc U. Kumbul

PhD student
Microwave Sensing, Signals and Systems (MS3), Department of Microelectronics

Expertise: Waveform design, radar signal processing, clutter mitigation and adaptive detection.

Themes: Distributed sensor systems, Radar for Remote Sensing and Targets Characterization, Radar technology


Utku Kumbul was born in Antalya, Turkey, in 1990. He received his B.Sc. degrees with honors in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 2014 and in the Department of Computer Engineering (Double Major Program) in 2015, both from the Atilim University, Ankara, Turkey. In 2017, he received the M.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey. During his master program, he worked as a research assistant within the university and he studied the statistical signal processing. Between 2017 and 2018, he worked as a hardware engineer at Havelsan Ehsim, Air Electronic Warfare Systems Eng. Inc., in Ankara, where he was part of the passive radar and decoy projects. In March 2019, he joined to Microwave Sensing, Signals and Systems (MS3) section of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science (EEMCS) at Delft University of Technology as a Ph.D. candidate. His current research interests include waveform design, radar signal processing, clutter mitigation and adaptive detection.

Coded-Radar for Interference Suppression in Super-Dense Environments

CRUISE will address the challenges regarding spectrum crowding and ensures proper radar signal detection, accurate ranging, Doppler and azimuth measurements, and object classification in a highly-occupied frequency spectrum

  1. Automotive radar interference study for different radar waveform types
    U. Kumbul; F. Uysal; C. S. Vaucher; A. Yarovoy;
    IET Radar, Sonar and Navigation,
    Volume n/a, Issue n/a, pp. 1-14, 2021. DOI:

  2. Experimental Investigation of Phase Coded FMCW for Sensing and Communications
    Kumbul, Utku; Petrov, Nikita; van der Zwan, Fred; Vaucher, Cicero S.; Yarovoy, Alexander;
    In 2021 15th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP),
    pp. 1-5, 2021. DOI: 10.23919/EuCAP51087.2021.9411464

  3. Multipath exploitation for knowledge-aided adaptive target detection
    U. Kumbul; H.T. Hayvaci;
    IET Radar, Sonar and Navigation,
    Volume 13, Issue 6, pp. 863-870, 2019. DOI:

  4. Coded-Radar for interference suppression in super-dense environments
    U. Kumbul; F. Uysal; A. Yarovoy; C. S. Vaucher;
    In Union Radio-Scientifique Internationale (URSI) BENELUX Forum 2019,
    Brussel, 2019.

  5. Performance of multipath exploitation for adaptive target detection
    U. Kumbul; H.T. Hayvaci;
    In 2017 25th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU),
    pp. 1-4, 2017. DOI: 10.1109/SIU.2017.7960470

  6. Knowledge-aided adaptive detection with multipath exploitation radar
    U. Kumbul;
    MSc thesis, 2017.

  7. Knowledge-Aided Adaptive Detection with Multipath Exploitation Radar
    U. Kumbul; H.T. Hayvaci;
    In 2016 Sensor Signal Processing for Defence (SSPD),
    pp. 1-4, 2016. DOI: 10.1109/SSPD.2016.7590605

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Last updated: 17 Feb 2022