Dr. Coşkun Atay received his B.Sc. degree (1983) from the Industrial Engineering Department of Middle East Technical University. Then he received his Masters (1986) and Ph.D. (1992) degrees both in Computer Science from Florida Institute of Technology, and The City University of New York, USA under a Ministry of Education scholarship. During his doctoral study, he taught courses on C, UNIX, Computer Architecture and Microcomputers at Brooklyn College of CUNY. His doctoral thesis was on parallelization of Constraint Logic Programming. Work experience: at Periphonics Corporation on facsimile imaging system, at Information Builders on migration of Focus database to 64-bit architectures, at Royalblue Technologies on Nasdaq electronic trading systems, at Citibank on ATM software release migration, and at UBS Investment Bank on global SWIFT interface project, as Software Engineer and Project Manager for 12 years from1992 to 2004. He is an assistant professor at Izmir University of Economics, Software Engineering Department since 2004. He is a member of IEEE and Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Organization TÜBİTAK overseeing government sponsored research projects.