Volkan Sarıgül. Museum of Texas Tech University, 4th Street, Box 43191, Lubbock, Texas, 79409.
Born in 1987, Volkan earned his B.Sc. (2009) and M.Sc. (2011) in geology from Istanbul Technical University and his Ph.D. (2014) in geosciences from Texas Tech University, and he becomes the first and so far the only Turkish palaeontologist who studies archosaurs. He conducted the first comprehensive study on Dockum dinosauromorphs of Texas as a Ph.D. dissertation. His current research focuses mainly on Mesozoic archosaurs and other coeval tetrapods from Turkey and surrounding regions.