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. 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 communication theory, wireless communication networks, signal processing, channel coding/decoding and artificial intelligence algorithms.