Gazihan Alankuş received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer Engineering from Middle East Technical University in 2002 and 2005, and his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Washington University in St. Louis in 2011. As a part of his doctoral dissertation he developed motion-based computer games for people with stroke, and studied the usability and effectiveness of these games. During his graduate studies he conducted research on Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Graphics, Robotics and Wireless Sensor Networks.

Since June 2012, Gazihan Alankuş has been teaching classes about and and conducting research in Computer Games, Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Graphics and Mechatronics in Izmir University of Economics.