Murat Perit Çakır is a faculty member at the Informatics Institute, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, and a member of URAP Research Lab. His research interests include computer-supported collaborative learning, interaction analysis, human-computer interaction, mathematical cognition, cognitive neuroscience of learning, as well as bibliometrics. Dr Cakir holds a Ph.D. in Information Science & Technology from Drexel University, M.Sc. degrees in Computer and Information Science and Computer and Information Technology from University of Pennsylvania, and a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics from Middle East Technical University.