Ahmet Murat Ozbayoglu graduated from the Department of Electrical Engineering at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey in 1991 with an emphasis on telecommunications and computers. Then he continued his education as a graduate student in Missouri University of Science and Technology (formerly known as University of Missouri-Rolla (UMR)) in Engineering Management. He obtained his Msc and PhD degrees from UMR in 1993 and 1996, respectively. After graduation, he joined Beyond Inc, St. Peters, MO as a product development engineer and consultant. In 2001 he joined MEMC Electronic Materials Inc., St. Peters, MO as a software project engineer, programmer and analyst . During his work in Beyond Inc. and MEMC, he worked on software data automation projects for silicon wafer manufacturing systems. In 2005, he went back to academia by joining the Department of Computer Engineering of TOBB University of Economics and Technology, in Ankara, Turkey. His research interests are machine learning, algorithmic trading, pattern recognition, big data, computational intelligence, machine vision.