Dr. Coskun Bayrak is a professor in the department of Computer Science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. His primary research is in the intersection of software engineering, data mining, and Biomedical Engineering. However, he also has interest in modeling and simulation and cellular automata. Dr. Bayrak has published over eighty research articles in scientific books, journals, and conferences, given tutorials at major conferences, and served on program committees for numerous international conferences and symposiums. He is a member of IEEE and ACM. Dr. Bayrak holds a BS from Slippery Rock University, and a MS from Texas Tech University, and Ph.D. from Southern Methodist University in Computer Science.