Lutfiye Durak received the B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD. degrees in Electrical ngineering Department of Bilkent niversity, Ankara, Turkey, in 1996, 1999 and 2003, respectively. She worked in the Statistical Signal Processing Laboratory of Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) until 2005. She was a visiting research scholar in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of University of Pittsburgh for the summer of 2008. She is currently an associate professor in the Informatics Institute of Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey. Her research interests are in time-frequency signal processing, adaptive signal processing, statistical signal processing, and communications theory.