Bachelor of Science, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, 1988. Master of Science, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, University Manchester, England, 1997.
Maintenance engineer Usak Seramik Sanayi Inc., 1988—1989. Research assistant Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey, 1990—1993, Kocatepe University, Usak, 1993—1998, assistant professor, since 1998, vice dean faculty of engineering, since 2002, acting head department mechanical engineering, since 2003. Lieutenant Turkish military, 1998-1999.
Married Rezzan Yesilyurt, December 30, 1991. Children: Ekin, Cennet.