Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Technology University Istanbul, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1963.
Assistant professor, then associate professor, Technology U. Istanbul, 1948-1958; resident research associate, Argonne (Illinois) National Laboratory, 1959-1961; member of faculty, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, since 1963; professor nuclear engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1968-1995; emeritus, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, since 1995.
Fellow: American Physical Society, American Nuclear Society. Member: Turkish Physical Society, Sigma Xi.
Married Melahat Turksal, July 16, 1954. Children: Nur, Feza, Aydin.