Biography

Dr. Vedat Coskun is a Computer Scientist, Academician, Researcher, and Author. He is founder and manager of NFC Lab - Istanbul (www.NFCLab.com), the pioneer research lab on Near Field Communication technology worldwide.

He believes on internationalism of science and education. He teaches courses in a wide range of topics such as Near Field Communication, Mobile Technologies, Database Management Systems, Computer Networks, Computer Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms, and Security. He gave lectures in several universities including University of Thessaly / Greece, Malardalen University / Sweden, Inholland University / Netherlands, Lublin University of Technology / Poland, University of Dubrovnik / Croatia, Universidad Zaragoza / Spain, Rhine-Waal University of Applied Science / Germany, and Tallinn University of Technology / Estonia.

He co-authored Near Field Communication: From Theory to Practice, (Wiley, 2012), Professional NFC Application Development for Android, (Wrox, 2013), and İşte Java (in Turkish) (Papatya, 2015). His Google Scholar h-index is 16. He believes on the importance of academia & industry relationship, and takes roles such as referee, project manager, researcher, and consultant for national and international companies in this manner.

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