Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering  

The University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX, USA

Grade: 3.8/4.0

•  Zulfidin has been offered a UT Austin Engineering Fellowship and a Graduate Research Assistantship (GRA) for financial support.

•  The Cockrell School of Engineering's graduate program at UT Austin ranks 6th nationally among engineering schools, with the Electrical and Computer Engineering department's graduate program ranking 9th in its field (US News & World Report, 2023).

Ph.D. in Physics 

Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, OK, USA

Grade: 3.8/4.0

*Obtained terminal master's diploma. Transferred to UT after receiving Ph.D. Candidacy in Physics, December 2021. 


B.S. in Electronics and Communication Engineering 

Istanbul Technical University (dual degree) (ABET-accredited degree) - Istanbul, Turkey

•  The thesis is titled "Machine Learning Applications in Wireless Communication Networks: Interference Detection and Authentication Aspects," 2019.

•  The statistical method from the thesis was adopted by the local startup company (GOHM Electronics) for embedded intelligence: vehicle localization and data protection.

•  The first part of the work was published as “Device Fingerprinting for Authentication” at the International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ELECO), Bursa, Turkey, November 30-December 01, 2018.

•  A degree that admitted only the top 0.5% of high school students in Turkey, as determined by competitive entrance exam scores.

•  Accreditation Link.


B.S. in Physics Engineering

Istanbul Technical University (accredited degree) - Istanbul, Turkey

*  Graduated 5th among graduates of the 2018-2019 Spring term.

Exchange Student 

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) - Thessaloniki, Greece

*  Study abroad with a competitive grant based on the student ranking for the Erasmus program for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Lyceum for Gifted Students

High School (Medium of Instruction: English) - Tursunzade, Tajikistan

Grade: 4.0/4.0

* Specialized High Schools of Science and Mathematics. Students are accepted after 3 rounds of rigorous assessments: After an initial assessment examination, candidates undergo three weeks of on-site classroom training followed by a second examination and an interview.

* Medium of instruction: English

Top student of the school 3 years consecutively.

Received a "Red Diploma" for having excellent grades in classes and final exams throughout the mandatory education years curriculum.

1st place in regional mathematics olympiad.

3rd place in regional biology olympiad.




Electronics and Communication Engineering


Physics Engineering