Bachelor of Science, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey, 1981. Master of Science, Ege University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Ege University, 1988.
Research assistant Ege University, Izmir, Turkey, 1983-1989, assistant professor, 1989-1992, associate professor, 1992-1999, professor, since 1999, head food engineering unit operation section, since 1997.
Member Alsancak Soroptimist Club, Cooperation in Science and Technology 93 (member committee since 1997), Külturpark Tennis Club.
Married Ismail Hakki Tavman, July 17, 1992. Children: Timur Ismail and Tayfun Mustafa (twins).