Dr. Mehmet Parlak received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Middle East Technical University, Ankara in 2005, the M.S. degree in 2009 and Ph. D. degree in 2012 in electrical engineering from University of California, San Diego, CA. Prior to and after completing his PhD, he participated in research and development as a RFIC design scientist at many leading corporations such as Siemens Corporation in Munich, Germany, Panasonic Corporation, America in San Jose, CA and Broadcom Corporation (Avago) in Irvine, CA, USA. He received the MBA degree at Paul Merage Business School at University of California, Irvine with a focus in strategy management in 2019. Dr. Parlak held fellowships and honors throughout his education and career; UC Irvine MBA Fellowship, UC San Diego Graduate Research Fellow, Fulbright Scholarship, Gordon Engineering Leadership, TU Munich Graduate Research Fellowship, UC San Diego Outstanding Graduate Teaching Awards, and Intel Student Scholarship to name a few. Dr. Parlak joined Özyeğin University as a faculty member in the Faculty of Engineering in 2020. His research focuses on machine learning assisted, sub-terahertz band RF/Microwave integrated beamforming circuits and systems on silicon for cognitive Radar and 5G applications within the scope of smart and autonomous applications.