Faik Bilgili received his BA, MA, and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from Dokuz Eylül University (Izmir, 1986), Hacettepe University (Ankara, 1989), and, City University of New York, Graduate Center (NY, 1997), respectively. He taught statistics, microeconomics and macroeconomics at Queens College (Queens), Wagner College (SI), and New York City College of Technology (Brooklyn). Dr. Bilgili has been teaching econometrics, microeconomics, and macroeconomics at graduate and undergraduate levels at Erciyes University, FEAS (Kayseri). His research interests are (i) Macroeconomics: Models, business cycles, natural resources, employment, growth, steady state, stochastic dynamic general equilibrium, (ii) Energy: Energy efficiency, oil, natural gas, biomass, biofuels, biodiesels, hydrogen, hydropower, solar, geothermal, wind, shale gas, (iii) Environment: Global warming, climate change, pollution, CO2 emission, (iv) Time series & panel data: Linear-nonlinear programming, modelling, convergence, cointegration and structural breaks, estimation, forecasting, (v) Statistics & mathematics: Software and data mining, probability density functions, continuous and discontinuous functions, threshold regime switching, Markov regime switching, wavelet coherence, and, simulation. He is the author/co-author of more than 40 articles, author/supervisor of 20 projects and author of 5 books/chapters in the field of economic modelling, convergence, optimization, energy, and environment. He received scholarships from Higher Education Council of Turkey and New York City College of Technology and several research awards/grants from The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) and Erciyes University. He is editorial board member of Elsevier Journal, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews and subject editor of Econjournals; International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy and International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues. He has completed more than 350 review assignments of Elsevier, Francis & Taylor, Springer, Wiley, and, SAGE journals since 2011.