Research Assistant Melih Yıldız was born in Sivas, Turkey, in 1979, and he graduated in Mechanical Engineering at Erciyes University in 2002. He worked in a private company that produced heating equipment, such as steam boiler and heat exchanger, as a manufacturing director for seven years. He was involved in many projects such as the establishment of heating plants in that period. He started working at Iğdır University, Turkey, as a research assistant in 2011. Since 2012, he has been a research assistant at Erciyes University. He received his MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2013 from Erciyes University. He went on to complete his PhD thesis that was related to low-temperature combustion engines. He has experience in the establishment of engine experimental setups and took part in many research projects about internal combustion engines. His research area consists of internal combustion engines, alternative fuels, computational fluid dynamics, heat transfer, and thermodynamics.