Vural Gökmen, BSc, MSc, PhD is professor in the Food Engineering Department at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. His responsibilities include to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels, to supervise MSc and PhD theses, to conduct research projects, and to give consultancy to food industry through knowledge and technology transfer. Prof. Gökmen carried out national and international research projects related to different aspects of food science and engineering. He has lectured nationally and internationally. He had collaborations with the research groups in Italy, Spain, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Belgium, USA, Czechia, Slovakia, Serbia, UK and Denmark. As one of the leading experts on food science, Prof. Gökmen has contributed greatly to the understanding of process-derived effects on the quality and safety of foodstuffs. Also, he has developed chromatography, mass spectrometry, and computer vision based advanced analytical techniques to monitor food quality and safety.