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Radio Frequency (RF) Research Laboratory

Tutku Karacolak, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering and Computer Science (VECS)

14204 NE Salmon Creek Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98686
Phone: (360) 546-9185
Office: VECS 201N


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2009.
  • M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2006.
  • B.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, Turkey, 2004.

Research Interests

  • Applied Electromagnetics
  • Antenna Design and Analysis
  • Bioelectromagnetics, Implantable Antennas
  • Full-Duplex Systems for Compact Devices (Simultaneous Transmit and Receive)
  • Antennas for Harsh and High Temperature Environments
  • Flexible/Conformal Antennas and Devices


Course IDTitleSemester
ECE 101Introduction to Electrical EngineeringFall
ECE 370Electromagnetic Fields and WavesSpring
ECE 425RF Circuits and DevicesFall
ECE 471Antenna Design and AnalysisSpring
ECE 533Advanced Antenna DesignFall