A. Yavuz Oruc
A. Yavuz Oruc is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Maryland in College Park. He holds a B.Sc. EE (METU, 1976), M.Sc. Electronics (University of Wales, 1978), and Ph.D. EE (Syracuse University, 1983). He served as a program director for the Computer Systems Architecture program at National Science Foundation (2000-2002). His research spans several areas, including computer architecture, interconnection networks, combinatorics and graph theory, and quantum computing and algorithms. His work has been published in numerous archival journals, including IEEE Transactions on Computers, Communications, Information Theory, Parallel and Distributed Systems, VLSI design, Journal of Number Theory, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, International Journal of Graph Theory and Combinatorics, and Bulletin of the Belgian Mathematical Society. His book, Handbook of Scientific Proposal Writing is published by CRC Press, 2011. Dr. Oruc also writes fiction when he finds, time and is the author of The Blue Tractor and Tomris/October 1942.