As a new tenured Professor, Dr. Doğdu will begin duties as department chair fall 2019. He will also be teaching CS 1351 in the fall semester. Dr. Doğdu received his Ph.D. in computer science from Case Western Reserve University in 1998. He is joining us from Çankaya University, in Ankara, Turkey, and he has over 70 publications. His research interests include data science, the Internet of Things and the Semantic Web.