Prof. Dr. Selim KARA was born in Eynesil/Giresun in 1970. He attended the Electronics Department of Trabzon Technical High School, then the Physics Dept. of Karadeniz Technical University which he graduated from in 1993. In 1994, he started working as an Electronics Expert with the Dept. of Physics at Trakya University. In 1997, he finished his M.S. degree with a master's thesis about "Computer Controlled Ultrasonic Measurement Systems". He worked as a Research Assistant (1998-1999) and Lecturer (1999-2004). He accomplished his Ph.D. thesis entitled "Investigation of the Gelation and Phase Transition Processes of Polymer Gels by Photon Transmission Technique" in 2003, then was appointed Assistant Professor with the same university. He took the position of Associate Professor in 2008 and became a Professor in 2014.