He received B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Ege University (1983), M.S. degree from Boğaziçi University (1988) and PhD. degree from University of California, Los Angeles (1993). He had worked as quality consultant in a group of companies, and management consultant and trainer in his own company. He has been a full time professor in Boğaziçi University Chemical Engineering Department since 2001; meanwhile he is continuing his management consultancy and training activities in Boğaziçi University Lifelong Learning Center. He is the author of various research articles in chemical engineering as well as two books entitled
"Learning to Learn (1998-in Turkish)" and "Creativity and Innovation (1998-in Turkish)". He had coordinated ABET accreditation activities of his department in 2004-2009. He has been contributing to MÜDEK since 2005 as program evaluator and team chair.