Hira Karagülle received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the Mechanical Engineering Department at Ege University in 1977 and 1978, respectively. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1984. He worked in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Dokuz Eylul University between 1984-2021. He worked as a visiting scientist in Darmstadt Technical University with Alexander von Humbold felllowship and in Southampton University with Royal Society fellowship. He served as the founding dean of Engineering Faculty of Kırıkkale Universty between 1993-1998. He is the founding partner of the Technopark-company BLM Mekatronik. He has been working in the Department of Mechatronics Engineering at Izmir University of Economics since 2021. His research interests are robotics, mechatronics, computer aided analysis, and mechanical vibrations.