Beno Kuryel received a BSc degree in 1970 and a MSc degree in 1972 in Chemical Engineering from Istanbul Technical University. Then, he started as a research assistant in Chemical Engineering Dept., Egean University, Izmir, and obtained his PhD degree from the same department in 1976. He worked as a visiting research faculty at Imperial College during 1977-1978. Then, he returned to Egean University and promoted to Assoc. Prof. at 1982 and Prof. in 1992. He now works as the Dean of Engineering Faculty of Aegean University.