Mustak E. Yalcin was born in Unye, Turkey , in 1971. In 1993, he obtained the degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from Istanbul Technical University (I.T.U.), Electrical and Electronic Engineering Faculty. In 1997, he received the Master degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from I.T.U. Institute of Science and Technology. In 2004, he recieved the Ph.D. degree in Applied Sciences from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. Between June 2004-December 2004, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Department of Electrical Engineering (ESAT)/SCD-SISTA. He was also a Visiting Research Fellow at The Institute for Nonlinear Science, University of California San Diego (UCSD) in 2009. He is currently a Professor with Istanbul Technical University, Turkey. His research interests are mainly in the areas of the theory and application of nonlinear circuit and systems. He is co-author of the book "Cellular Neural Networks, Multi-Scroll Chaos and Synchronization" (World Scientific).