After graduating from Middle East Technical University – Chemical Engineering Department with a GPA of 3.85/4.00- with the First in Class award in 2004, I carried out my Ph.D. studies at the University of Manchester, School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Sciences between
2004 and 2008. My studies were funded by the Marie Curie Fellowship of the 6th Framework Programme of the European Union. My thesis title was “Synthesis and Characterisation of Polyvinylalcohol-Mordenite Membranes and Their Applications in Direct Methanol Fuel Cells”. After returning to Turkey, I completed my compulsory military service and then started working
at Bahçesehir University – Energy Systems Engineering Department in 2010. I had worked there as an assistant professor until September 2016 and taught courses such as “Fundamentals of Thermodynamics”, “Heat and Mass Transfer”, “Fuels and Combustion”, “Energy Economics”, “Sustainable Energy”, “Fuel Cell Technologies”, “Introduction to Energy Systems Engineering”, “Alternative and Renewable Energy Systems”, “Capstone Project”. I also worked as the vice-dean as the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences between 2013 and 2016. Since then, I have been worked as a
visiting professor at the Sustainable Industrial Systems research group within the School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Sciences of the University of Manchester. Since February 2017, I have been working as an assistant professor at Izmir University of Economics, where I have taught courses like "General Chemistry", "Physics I for Engineers", "Differential Equations I", "Material and Energy Balances", and "Natural Resource Management". I have also been appointed as the Vice-Dean of Faculty of Engineering in August 2017. My main research interests are life cycle assessment, clean energy, energy economics and sustainability, and fuel cells. I received the title of associate professorship from ÜAK on the 17th of July, 2018