Hasim Pihtili was born in Elazig, Turkey in 1960. He graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Firat University, Turkey in 1986, after which he started his master science study and became Research Assistant at the same university. He completed his master study in 1988. He completed his PhD study in 1991 and was promoted to Assistant Professor in 1993. He has taught lectures on machine elements, composite materials and laboratory courses related to construction and manufacturing since 1988. He has numerous publications in national and international journals. Particularly, they are mainly about wear, composite materials and construction of machines. He has a chapter in the book “Woven Fabric Engineering”. He is still a reviewer in various journals, and a member of Turkish Composites Manufacturers Association (TCMA), and has a patent at the same time.