İsmail YILMAZ was born in the Aşağıkılıçlı village in Tekirdağ in 1969. He went to primary school, secondary school and high school in Tekirdağ. He had the right to attend Food Science and Technology department of Trakya University Tekirdağ Agricultural Sciences Faculty in 1988. He graduated in 1992 and he started doing his Master’s Degree the same year at the same department. He was appointed as a Research Assistant the same year at Food Science and Technology department of Trakya University Tekirdağ Agricultural Sciences Faculty. He finished Master’s Degree in 1994, and he completed his PHD in 1998. He became an Assistant Professor the same year. He earned the right to become an Associate Professor in 2010 by passing the exam. He was appointed as a Professor in 2015 and he keeps being a faculty member of the same department.
Professor Dr. Ismail YILMAZ has an international book editorship, and has 124 articles published and/or presented in national and international journals and congresses. He received awards for his scientific achievements and publications: one from Trakya University in 2005, two from Namık Kemal University in 2009 and 2012. Having participated in many commissions and boards, Professor Dr. Ismail YILMAZ was the Vice Director of Namık Kemal University Science Institute for four years. He was the director of Namık Kemal University Continuing Education Centre between 2009 and 2015 and he was the director of Technical Sciences Vocational School between 2011 and 2015. He was assigned as a Vice Rector in December, 2015.
He is married and has two daughters.
Üniversitemiz Rektörlük Konferans Salonu’nda 19.11.2018 Pazartesi günü saat 15.00’da, Prof. Dr. Üstün Dökmen’in konuşmacı olarak katılacağı “Yaşam Rotanızı Kim Çiziyor” konulu bir söyleşi düzenlenecektir.
Üniversitemiz İlahiyat Fakültesi tarafından 22 Kasım 2018 Perşembe günü 10.30 ile 13.00 saatleri arasın Rektörlük Konferans Salon’da Mevlid-i Nebi Haftası sebebiyle “Peygamberimiz ve Gençlik” konulu Panel düzenlenecektir.
Üniversitemiz Türk Müziği Devlet Konservatuvarı Türkülerle Yarenlik Konseri 20 Kasım 2018 tarihinde Saat: 19.00'da NKÜ Rektörlük Konferans Salonunda gerçekleşecektir.
Vefatının 130. Yılı vesilesiyle 2 Aralık 2018 Pazar günü Çanakkale Gelibolu Bolayır’da Namık Kemal’i Anma Programı düzenlenecektir.