He was born in 1964 in Sandıklı. He completed his primary, secondary and high school education in Isparta/Turkey. In 1985, he graduated from Akdeniz University, Isparta Faculty of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering. In 1988, he completed his postgraduate studies in ITU Institute of Science, Transportation program. In 1993, he completed his PhD on road pavement at the University of Nottingham, England.
In 1993, he started to work as an assistant professor at the Department of Transportation, Department of Civil Engineering at Suleyman Demirel University. He became an associate professor in 1995 and a professor in 2001 at the same university. Between 1993 and 2010, he served as the Head of the Department of Transportation.
In 2010, he was appointed as a professor in Istanbul University Civil Engineering Department Transportation Department. He was appointed as the Head of Department of Transportation in 2012 and as the Head of Department of Civil Engineering in 2013.
He took part in more than 100 papers and conference papers. He supervised work of thesis 13 PhD and more than 20 MSc graduate students. He is currently working as a faculty member at İstanbul Gelisim University.