Deniz Gencağa is a current member of the engineering faculty at the Antalya Bilim University in Antalya, Turkey. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Boğaziçi University in 2007. Same year, he joined State University of New York at Albany, as a postdoctoral researcher. Between 2009 and 2011, he was a research associate at the NOAA Center for Earth System Sciences & Remote Sensing Technologies Center of the City University of New York, USA. Until 2017, he took roles in inter-disciplinary projects at universities, including the University of Texas Department of Space Sciences and Carnegie Mellon University. Until 2016, he was the chair of IEEE Pittsburgh signal processing and control systems societies. Since 2017, he has been an Assistant Professor at the electrical and electronic engineering department of the Antalya Bilim University. He is a member of the editorial board of Entropy, inventor in three US patents, recipient of NATO research fellowship, general chair of the first ECEA and one of the organizers of MaxEnt 2007. His research interests include statistical signal processing, Bayesian inference, uncertainty modeling and causality.