Dr. Arif Basgumus received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electronics Engineering Department from Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey. Between 2002 and 2006, he was with the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department of Dumlupinar University as a research assistant. He received his M.Sc. degree from this department in 2005. From 2006 to 2013, he was with Uludag University as a research assistant. He returned to Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department of Dumlupinar University, Kutahya, Turkey, in Spring 2013, where he is currently an Research Assistant Doctor. He is married and have one son and one daughter. His current research interests include fiber optic communication systems, free-space optical communication systems, fiber optical sensors, cognitive radio networks, and relay networks.