After having a licence degree in Nuclear Engineering from Hacettepe University in 1992, awarded MSc in Physics from Bilkent, completed İCTP Diploma program in İtaly and received PhD in physics from University of Texas in 2001. Untill 2010, worked as postdoc in US, Mexico and Singapore. Before joining as faculty in İzmir university of economy, he was an investigator and a partime lecturer in Bilkent and TEDU. Area of research: Quantum transport, thermoelectric materials, statistical physics,nonequilibrium systems, quantum chaos, plasmonics.