Tansal Gucluoglu received the B.S. degree from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, the M.S. degree from Syracuse University and the Ph.D. degree from Arizona State University, all in electrical engineering. He worked as an R&D Engineer for four years in Ankara and New York. He was a Research Associate and a Teaching Associate at Arizona State University. He has been working as a faculty member since 2006. His research interests include wireless communications, signal processing and coding/decoding algorithms.