Turgay Korkmaz received the B.Sc. degree with the first ranking from Computer Science and Engineering at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, in 1994, and two M.Sc. degrees from Computer Engineering at Bilkent University, Ankara, and Computer and Information Science at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, in 1996 and 1997, respectively. In Dec 2001, Dr. Korkmaz received his PhD degree from Elec. and Computer Eng. at University of Arizona, under the supervision of Dr. Marwan Krunz. In January 2002, he joined the University of Texas at San Antonio as an Assistant Professor of Computer Science Department. Dr. Korkmaz received his tenure in September 2008,  and he is currently an Associate Professor of Computer Science Department.


Dr. Korkmaz works in the area of computer networks. Specifically, he is interested  in quality-of-services (QoS)-based networking issues in both wireline and wireless networks. He is also working on network security, network measurement and modeling and Internet related technologies.

Dr. Korkmaz was a Co-PI on the NSF High Performance Network Connections (HPNC) Award to provide Internet 2 Connectivity for UTHSCSA and UTSA. He was the co-chair for the ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC 2003), Special Track on Parallel and Distributed Systems and Networking; and the SAC 2004 Special Track on Computer networks. He has been serving on the technical program committee of IEEE INFOCOM 2004, 2005, and 2006.