Dr. Faris Yılmaz was born in Palestine on October 07th, 1969. After pre-college education in Jinin-West Bank, he was accepted to Chemical Engineering Department of Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara, Turkey. There he obtained his BSc degree in Chemical Engineering, Ms and PhD degree in Polymer Science and Technology. His research has mainly concentrated on the conducting polymers, their solution properties, composites and nanocoposites. He has publications in different polymer journals. He is married and has two children.