TUFAN KUMBASAR is an Associcate Professor in the Department of Control and Automation and the Vice Dean of Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey. He is also the director of the Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems (AI2S) Laboratory at the Istanbul Technical University. His major research interests are in computational intelligence, notably type-2 fuzzy systems, fuzzy logic, neural networks, evolutionary algorithms and control theory. Dr. Kumbasar is also interested in process control, robotics and intelligent control and their real-world applications. His major research interests are in computational intelligence, notably type-2 fuzzy systems, fuzzy control, neural networks, evolutionary algorithms and control theory. He is also interested in process control, robotics, intelligent control and their real-world applications. Dr. Kumbasar has currently authored more than 100 peer-reviewed papers in international journals, conferences and book chapters. Dr. Kumbasar received the Best Paper Award from the IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems in 2015 and from the 6th International Conference on Control Engineering & Information Technology. He has participated in leading positions in many national and international projects as principal, main investigator, researcher and academic consultant. He also works as a peer reviewer for more than 40 international journals such as IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, IEEE Transaction on Industrial Electronics and Applied Soft Computing. Dr. Kumbasar has been an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems and Area Editor for the International Journal of Approximate Reasoning. He has also served as a Publication Co-Chair, Panel Session Co-Chair, Special Session Co-Chair, PC, IPC and TPC in various international and national conferences.