Degree in physics, Baku State University, Azerbaijan, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences Azerbaijan, Baku, 1998.
Researcher Academy of Sciences Azerbaijan, Baku, 1995—1999. Specialist researcher National Metrology Institute Turkey, Kocaeli, since 1999, head optics division, since 2002. Member consultant committee for photometry and radiometry Bureau International das Poids et Mesures, Paris, since 2002.
Married Nigar Sametoglu, April 8, 2001. 1 child Alper Mehdi Sametoglu.