Bachelor of Science, Middle East Technology University, Ankara, Turkey, 1979. Master of Science, Middle East Technology University, Ankara, Turkey, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Stuttgart, Germany, 1985.
Department head numerical methods University Stuttgart, 1983—1986. Assistant professor Middle East Technology University, Ankara, 1986—1988, associate professor, 1988—1993, professor, 1993—2005. Chairman manufacturing engineering department ATILIM University, 2005.
Director Institute Metalforming & Lightweight, University Dortmund, Germany, since 2007.
Member of CIRP (associate), American Geophysical Union (life), International Centre for Theoretical Physics (life. Member standing advisory board), International Cold Forging Group (life).
Married Ceren Öztekin, February 1, 1991. 1 child Berk.