Prof. Dr. Asuman Doğaç is the founder and general manager of SRDC. Formerly, she was a full professor at the Department of Computer Engineering, Middle East Technical University. She was also the director of the METU Software Research and Development Center. She retired from the university in 2011 and continued working in SRDC Corp. She is tranferring her academic knowledge to the industry and government organizations.
Her expertise includes Internet Computing, Semantic Web, Agent Technologies, Interoperability, eBusiness, and eHealth. She has published more than 100 papers in refereed international conferences and journals including the Communications of the ACM, IEEE Internet Computing, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, Information Systems Journal (Elsevier), Journal of Parallel and Distributed Databases and the ACM Computing Surveys. She actively participates to the national and international standardization activities and has drafted two OASIS standards. She has an h-index of 33 according to Google Scholar.
In 2004, Dr. Dogac received the IBM (USA) Faculty award. She is also the recipient of several local awards: 1991 Mustafa Parlar Research Award, 1994 Husamettin Tugac Research Award, 1999 METU Achievement Award, 2000 METU Tarik Somer Superior Achievement award, 2000 Mustafa Parlar Science award and 2001 Tarik Somer award.