Prof. Tahsin Yomralioglu graduated from the Department of Surveying Engineering of Karadeniz Technical University (KTU), Trabzon, Turkey, in 1985. He worked on Land Information Systems at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in Fredericton, Canada. In 1993, he obtained his PhD from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. First, he was appointed as a full-time professor at KTU in 2001 and then at Istanbul Technical University (ITU) in 2009. He has been the deputy chairman of the Department and the head of both Land Management and Cartography Divisions at KTU. He was also appointed as the general secretary in the University and an adviser to the rector of KTU and the rector of ITU. He has been served as a member on various commissions and also worked as a project manager and consultant in several public and private institutions. As a supervisor, he supervised over 30 MScE and PhD theses. He established the ITU-GeoIT graduate programme and the first national GIS R&D innovation center of Turkey. He has published many scientific research publications in the field of GIS, SDI, cadastre, land management, etc.