Oguz Hanoglu is currently a graduate student at Purdue University in the School of Engineering Education. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Bilkent University, Turkey. He conducts research within the First-Year Engineering Program to help the development, implementation, and assessment of model-eliciting activities with authentic engineering contexts. He is also a member of the Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN) education team.