Dr. Íznur Ízkasap is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Engineering at Koc University, which she joined in 2000. She was awarded the T▄BİTAK-NATO A2 Ph.D. Research Scholarship Abroad, and was a graduate research assistant at Cornell University, Department of Computer Science from 1997 to 1999, where she completed her Ph.D. dissertation. From 1992 to 2000, she has been a research and teaching assistant at Ege University, Department of Computer Engineering. She received her Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from Ege University in 2000. Her research interests include distributed systems, multicast protocols, peer-to-peer systems, bio-inspired distributed algorithms, mobile ad hoc networks, energy efficiency, cloud computing and computer networks. Prof. Ízkasap served as an Area Editor of Computer Networks (COMNET) journal, Elsevier Science, and management committee member of the European COST Action IC0804: Energy efficiency in large scale distributed systems.