Dr. Mehrubeoglu received her B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Bioengineering and Electrical Engineering, respectively, from Texas A&M University. After working as a research engineer and software engineer at Electroscientific Industries, where she developed new algorithms for machine vision problems, she joined Cyprus International University as the Chair of Department of Computer Engineering. After returning to Texas she taught at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. She has been with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi since fall of 2005, and assumed Program Coordinator responsibilities in spring of 2010. Dr. Mehrubeoglu's areas of research include machine vision and image processing applications (digital watermarking, degraded fingerprint recognition, object detection and tracking), instrumentation, applications in biomedical engineering, and effective teaching pedagogies.