Bahadır Uçan was born in 1990 in Beyoğlu. He graduated from Kadıköy Mustafa Saffet Anatolian High School. In 2006, his cartoon book "Çizgili Köyün Kavalcısı" was published. He had his undergraduate education at Marmara University, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (English). He also had his master's degree in Yıldız Technical University Faculty of Art and Design Interactive Media Design program and his doctorate in Yıldız Technical University Art and Design Department. He studied animation at UCLA Media Design department. He worked as a researcher related to his doctoral thesis at Central Queensland University (Australia).
He has been working as an academician at Yildiz Technical University since 2013. He received the title of Associate Professor in the field of "Design" by the Interuniversity Board in 2020. He was shown as one of Turkey's most famous artists in the field of digital art in official website of Turkiye Is Bankasi A.S in 04.03.2022.
According to Google scholar data, he is the first most cited academician of Turkey for his publications under the label of "caricature" and the sixth of the world (https://scholar.google.com/citations view_op=search_authors&hl=tr&mauthors=label:caricature).
He is a working group member of COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) "CA19119 Investigation on comics and graphic novels in the iberian cultural area (iCOn- MICS)".