Graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering in 1984. Awarded PhD degree from University of Southampton, UK in 1990. He has worked as lecturer in Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering between 1991-2014.
He is currently
Trustee board member in Piri Reis University,
Part time lecturer in Izmir University of Economics, Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design
Part time lecturer in World Maritime University, Malmo, Sweden