F. Levent Degertekin (Senior Member, IEEE) received the B.S. degree from the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, in 1989, the M.S. degree from Bilkent University, Ankara, in 1991, and the Ph.D. degree from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, in 1997, all in electrical engineering.,He worked at the Edward L. Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, as a Visiting Scholar, from 1992 to 1993, and an Engineering Research Associate from 1997 to 2000. He is currently the G. W. Woodruff Chair in mechanical systems and also a Professor with the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Atlanta, GA, USA, and the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. He has authored over 50 U.S. patents and over 100 journal publications. His research interests have been in micromachined acoustic and opto-acoustic devices, integrated systems for medical ultrasound imaging, bioanalytical instrumentation, and atomic force microscopy.,Dr. Degertekin received the NSF CAREER Award, for his work on ultrasonic atomic force microscopy, in 2004, and with his students, the IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control (UFFC) Society 2004 Outstanding Paper Award, and the IEEE UFFC Society 2014 Carl Hellmuth Hertz Ultrasonic Achievement Award. He was an Associate Editor of the IEEE Sensors Journal. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control.