Cagatay Catal is associate professor at the department of Computer Science and Engineering in Qatar University. He was full professor at the department of Computer Engineering in Bahcesehir University in Istanbul. He worked two years as a faculty member of the Information Technology group in Wageningen University & Research (WUR) in the Netherlands. Before WUR, he worked 6 years at the department of Computer Engineering in Istanbul Kultur University as Associate Professor. Prior to join the university, he worked 8 years at the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Information Technologies Institute as Senior Researcher. He received the BS & MSc degrees in Computer Engineering from Istanbul Technical University and the PhD degree in Computer Engineering from Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul. His research interests include machine learning, software quality, software testing, and software engineering. He is an external reviewer for EUROSTARS program funded by European Union, Research Council of Canada, and Research Council of Turkey.