BÜNYAMİN TAMYÜREK was born in Artvin, Türkiye, in 1970. He received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Türkiye, in 1991, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electric power engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, in 1996 and 2001, respectively.
From 2001 to 2003, he was with the American Electric Power, Corporate Technology Development Department, Groveport, OH, where he was involved in the evaluation and testing of the sodium sulfur (NAS) battery systems. While at the AEP Dolan Technology Center, he was a System Expert for the battery and associated interface during the installation of the first U.S. NAS battery energy storage system demonstration project. In 2004, he joined as a Faculty in the department of electrical and electronics engineering, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Eskisehir, Türkiye. In 2019, he moved to Ankara and continued his faculty position in the electrical and electronics engineering department of the Gazi University. His current research interests include high-power-quality ac-dc converters, high frequency and high-power density dc-dc converters, energy storage systems, uninterruptible power supplies, frequency converters, microgrids, and photovoltaic inverters.
Dr. Tamyürek was an Associate Editor for Letters of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER ELECTRONICS between 2006 and 2010.