Mustafa GURSOY has been working in Yildiz Technical University (YTU) since 1993. His main study areas are focusing mostly on transportation economics, transportation operations and management, and transportation planning. Along with his academic and teaching works he also gives private sector companies numerous consultancy (more than twenty firms) services during his carrier. He is also a regular academic peer reviewer for “the Journal of Scientific Research and Essays” (more than thirty journal articles peer reviewed). He served as the president of the Office of Constructions and Technical Works of YTU between June 2016 and February 2017. He also served as the director of Transportation Research Center of the YTU for 13 years (between 2007 and 2020) and also gives his professional services briefly at the İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality as the Director of the Transportation Department between the 2019 and 2020.
As an academic he is offering Highway Engineering, Railway Engineering, Railway Design, Urban Public Transportation Systems, Public Transportation Transfer Center Design courses at the undergraduate level and at graduate level he is offering Transportation Economics and Transportation Operations courses. He also supervised sixteen master of science thesis and one doctoral thesis (as co-supervisor), besides he participated nine academic research projects funded by different public or private institutions as either researcher or manager.