Dr. Kutluk Bilge Arıkan received his BSc, MSc and PhD in mechanical engineering from the Middle East Technical University Ankara, Turkey, in 1997, 2000, and 2008 respectively. He was a research assistant from 1997 to 2003 in the same department. 2003 to 2017, he was in the Department of Mechatronics Engineering at Atilim University, as a faculty member. Since September 2017, he is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at TED University. He participated in many research projects and served as an academic consultant for many industrial projects in the fields of automotive and robotics.