Bachelor of Science, Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, 1987. Master of Science, Bogazigi University, Istanbul, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, University Manchester, England, 1992.
Instructor chemical engineering, Bogaziçi U., Istanbul, 1992-1994; assistant professor, Bogaziçi U., Istanbul, 1994-1996; associate professor, Bogaziçi U., Istanbul, since 1996.
Married Osman Zeki Ulgen, September 25, 1991. 1 child, Oguz.