Ali Sınağ has completed his PhD from Ankara University, Turkey. In 2001 he moved to the Technical University of Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe-Germany), working within the groups of Prof Dr Rainer Raimert with the scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). In 2003 he joined Prof Dr Andrea Krause’s group (Karlsruhe Research Center, Germany) with the scholarship of Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe between the years 2003 and 2004. He is professor of Chemistry in Ankara University, Turkey. He has over 52 publications that have been cited over 1500 times, 3 patents and his publication H-index is 22 and has been serving as a Vice Chair of Science Park of Ankara University.