Erdal Oruklu (IEEE Senior Member) received his B.S. degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Technical University of Istanbul, Turkey in 1995, his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey in 1999, and his Ph. D. degree in Computer Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois in 2005. He joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology in 2005, where he is an Associate Professor and the Director of VLSI and SoC Design Research Laboratory. Dr. Oruklu’s research interests are reconfigurable computing, advanced computer architectures, hardware/software co-design, embedded systems, and high-speed computer arithmetic. In particular, he focuses on the research and development of system-on-chip (SoC) frameworks for FPGA and VLSI implementations of real-time ultrasonic detection, estimation, and imaging applications. Dr. Oruklu has more than 130 technical publications. He is a senior member of IEEE.