Cagatay Catal is an Universitair Docent at the Information Technology Group in Wageningen University, Netherlands. He worked 6 years at the Department of Computer Engineering in Istanbul Kultur University as Associate Professor between 2012 and 2017 and was Head of the Department for 3 years between 2014 and 2017. Prior to join the university as academics, he worked 8 years at the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Information Technologies Institute as Senior Researcher & Project Manager between 2002 and 2012 and he was involved in the development of several large-scale software-intensive system projects in the research institute. He received the BS & MSc degrees in Computer Engineering from Istanbul Technical University and the PhD degree in Computer Engineering from Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul. His research interests include machine learning, software quality, software testing, and software engineering. He is an external reviewer for EUROSTARS program funded by European Union, Research Council of Canada, and Research Council of Turkey.