Mehmet Özcan is a researcher and lecturer of econometrics at Karamanoglu Mehmetbey University. Dr. Özcan received his BA degree from Cukurova University Department of Econometrics, Adana, Turkey (2010). He completed his MSc at Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey (2013) and holds a Ph.D. degree from Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey (2019). He also served as a research assistant at Gazi University from 2011 to 2018. Dr. Özcan has focused on nonlinear time series econometrics during his master’s and doctoral studies. His research interests lie in the area of theoretical time series econometrics and applied macroeconometrics. Dr. Özcan has a special interest in the effect of informatics on statistical analysis and can use many data science programming languages such as R, Python, and Julia at an advanced level. He has received two recognitions in his research career, including the Prof. Orhan Dikmen Research Prize given by Economic Research Foundation and top-scoring student award of Cukurova University.