Prof. Dr. Şener Oktik is an applied physicist with academic/industrial research technological development (RTD) and teaching expertise in material science and coating technologies. He obtain a Ph.D. from Durham University (UK) in 1982 and has worked at each level of academic, industrial RTD and their management. He has been the CTO at Şişecam Group since January, 2012 and is author/co-author of over 100 publications and inventor/co-inventor of several world patents