Batuhan Osmanoglu is a research physical scientist at NASA-GSFC and holds a PhD in synthetic aperture radar (SAR) interferometry. He has been a part of Istanbul Technical University, University of Miami and University of Alaska Fairbanks, and he has worked on applications for observing surface deformation, measuring target velocities and radar design. He serves as one of the NISAR deputy application leads, is candidate architecture deputy lead for the Surface Deformation and Change Mission Study, and is one of the Disasters Program coordinators at GSFC.