Fırat BURAT was born in Istanbul in 1980. He assigned Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Mines, Mining Engineering Department in 1996 and graduated at 2001 as a Mining Engineer. In the same year, he assigned in Istanbul Technical University, Institute of Sciences, Mining Engineering Division, Mineral & Coal Processing Master of Sciences program. After graduated from this program he assigned in same Institute Mining Engineering Doctorate program in 2003 and got PhD in 2011. He still works as an assistant of professor in Istanbul Technical University, Mineral processing Department. His research subject are mineral processing, waste management and coal processing.