Prof. Dr. Yasar Guneri Sahin was born in Kayseri, and he received his PhD and MS degrees in 2005 and 1999 from Gazi University - Industrial technology and computer education respectively and BS degree from Middle East Technical University-Computer engineering in 1994. He has worked in industry for 10 years as senior and top manager, and managed many official and private software projects. His major fields are Software Engineering, Real-Time Systems and Educational Technologies. He has been working at Department of Software Engineering, Izmir University of Economics since 2007, and he has been serving as a dean at Faculty of Engineering, Izmir University of Economics since 2014. He served as a visiting professor at University of Missouri Columbia between 2018 and 2019.