Dr. Metin Yılmaz, after receiving his BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering at Boğazici University in 1997, he completed his postdoctoral work at Institute National Polytechnique de Grenoble in France. Yılmaz awarded by NATO Science Fellowship, CIES and DAAD scholarships and worked as a visiting researcher at TÜBİTAK-MAM and CEMEF-France.
Yılmaz has been in his current position as a member of the Board of Directors of Çuhadaroğlu Metal San. ve Paz. A.Ş. and Çuhadaroğlu Alüminyum San. ve Tic. A.Ş. companies. Yılmaz is the president of AYID, vice president of European association for Surface Treatment on Aluminium - ESTAL and QUALANOD, while he serves as a member of the board of directors of TÜRKONFED, İSİFED, BEYSİAD, TALSAD, QUALICOAT. He has several scientific publications and patents related to his expertise and his is involved in executive and advisory boards in many scientific symposiums and conferences.