Barış received his BSc degree in Chemistry from Ankara University in 2002. He then received his MSc degree in Molecular Biology, Genetics and Biotechnology from Istanbul Technical University in 2006 and his PhD degree in the same field from Istanbul Technical University in 2012. During his MSc and PhD, he worked as a researcher at the University of Bristol under the supervision of R. B. Sessions and Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, under supervision of Prof. N. J. Turner and then he finished his PhD thesis titled “Development of Novel Biocatalysts for Industrial Applications” under supervision of Doç. Dr. Nevin Gül Karagüler from Istanbul Technical and Prof. N. J. Turner from Manchester University. After working at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, İstanbul AREL University in Assist Prof. Dr. position for three years, he has started at the Department of Bioengineering, Gebze Technical University in March 2016. He is also Project Support Office director in the Technology transfer Office, GTU.