Bachelor of Science in Chemical Education, Middle East Technology University, 1995. Master of Science in Inorganic Chemistry, Middle East Technology University, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Chemistry, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, 2003.
Research associate University of California Santa Barbara, 2005—2007, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, since 2007, research director, since 2007.
Married Kevser Esra Toprak, September 19, 1994. Children: Rana, Selim.