Prof. Ebubekir Yüksel is a faculty member of the Environmental Engineering Department at Gebze Technical University. He received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from İstanbul Technical University in 1992 and completed his graduate work (M.Sc., 1995 and Ph.D., 2001) at İstanbul Technical University. His research interests are applications in water and wastewater treatment facilities, electrochemical treatment processes, and filtration systems at the laboratory and pilot scale, watershed management, flood control, deep-sea discharges, membrane processes, spectrophotometric analyses, chromatographic analyses, and geographic information systems. He has co-authored numerous journal articles and conference papers and has taken part in many national projects. He has produced more than 30 peer-reviewed publications in journals indexed in SCI, SCI-E. He has 1 patent on pump/turbine design, 3 on wastewater treatment systems, and 1 patent application on wastewater treatment systems.