UB - University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Computer Science and Engineering


  • Associate Professor

Research Areas

Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
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Networking architectures, protocols, network control and management issues, and performance evaluation. Convergence of computer communications and telecommunications in WDM optical networks, mobile/wireless networks, the Internet, and other technologies like ATM and parallel and distributed processing. Peer-to-peer alternatives to traditional client-server models, ubiquitous computing with location-based services at the application-program level, mining for patterns in wireless and web, performance analysis of component models in application servers, and adaptive interfaces for collaborative systems. | More »

Research Labs and Groups


Technical Reports

Tasci, Serafettin; Demirbas, Murat. Panopticon: An Omniscient Lock Broker for Efficient Distributed Transactions in the Datacenter, May 7, 2014.
Tasci, Serafettin; Demirbas, Murat. Panopticon}: An Omniscient Lock Broker for Efficient Distributed Transactions in the Datacenter, May 7, 2014.
Kulkarni, Sandeep ; Demirbas, Murat ; Madeppa, Deepak ; Avva, Bharadwaj ; Leone, Marcelo . Logical Physical Clocks and Consistent Snapshots in Globally Distributed Databases, May 7, 2014.
Demirbas, Murat; Tasci, Serafettin; Gunes, Hanifi. A Singlehop Collaborative Feedback Primitive: Threshold Queries in Wireless Sensor Networks, July 23, 2010. Updated Subsequently
Akcora, CG; Demirbas, Murat. Twitter: Roots, Influence, Applications, June 2, 2010.
Soysal, Onur; Ayyorgun, Sami; Demirbas, Murat. PowerNap for Longevity in Wireless Sensor Networks, October 28, 2009.
Soysal, Onur; Demirbas, Murat. Data Spider: A Resilient Mobile Basestation Protocol for Efficient Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks, July 31, 2009. Modified Version
Soysal, Onur; Demirbas, Murat. Transactional Concurrency Control for Multihop Wireless Sensor Networks, July 31, 2009.
Bayir, Murat Ali; Demirbas, Murat. On The Fly Learning of Mobility Profiles for Intelligent Routing in Pocket Switched Networks, July 21, 2009.
Bayir, Murat Ali; Demirbas, Murat; Eagle, Nathan. Mobility Profiler: A Framework for Discovering Mobile User Profiles, September 22, 2008.
Demirbas, Murat; Rudra, Carole; Rudra, Atri; Bayir, Murat Ali. iMAP: Indirect Measurement of Air Pollution with Cellphones , September 2, 2008.
Lu, Xuming; Demirbas, Murat. Writing on Water, A lightweight Soft-State Tracking Framework for Dense Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, July 18, 2008.
Yoon, Seokhoon; Soysal, Onur; Demirbas, Murat; Qiao, Chunming. Coordinated Locomotion of Mobile Sensor Networks, December 13, 2007.
Demirbas, Murat; Lu, Xuming. Distributed Quad-Tree for Spatial Querying in Wireless Sensor Networks, November 3, 2006.
Demirbas, Murat. A Transactional Framework for Programming Wireless Sensor/Actor Networks, March 8, 2006.
Demirbas, Murat; Chow, Ken Yian; Wan, Chieh Shyan. INSIGHT: Internet-Sensor Intgration for Habitat Monitoring, January 25, 2006.
Demirbas, Murat; Song, Youngwhan. An RSSI-based Scheme for Sybil Attack Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks, January 25, 2006.
Demirbas, Murat. Wireless Sensor Networks for Monitoring of Large Public Buildings, December 8, 2005.
Demirbas, Murat; Hussain, Muzammil. A MAC Layer Protocol fro priority-based Reliable Broadcast in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks, November 28, 2005.
Demirbas, Murat; Arora, Anish; Kulathumani, Vinod. A Lightweight Querying Service for Wireless Sensor Networks., November 22, 2005.
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