He was born in Eskişehir. After completion of his elementary, middle and high school education in Eskişehir, he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineer from İstanbul Technical University, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering Department in 1992. He received his Master’s degree from Yıldız Technical University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences in 1995. He received his PhD from Yıldız Technical University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences in 1999.
He has been working as an associate professor at Yıldız Technical University in İstanbul since 2017. He published research papers in various academic journals in English and in Turkish on his primary research interests which are including hazardous and solid waste management technologies, membrane bioreactors and modelling, wastewater treatment. He teaches courses in Statistics in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Unit Operations, Wastewater Treatment plant Design, Hazardous Wastes Management, Membrane Bioreactors, Solid Waste Processing Facilities, Optimization Application in Environmental Engineering, Energy and Material Recovery from Solid Wastes, and Special and Hazardous Wastes.