He started to work in Turkish Ministry of Agriculture in 1990 at the extension service of Aksaray as Field Crops Specialist. He appointed to Trakya Agricultural Research Institute-Edirne in 1994, he worked in National Sunflower Project 1994-98. He made M Sc in University of Nebraska – Lincoln US in 1996-1998, and Ph D in Trakya University in 1999-2001 on sunflower breeding. In December 1998, he became National Sunflower Project Leader and National Sunflower Research Coordinator. He worked as deputy Director in institute 10 years. He made Post Doctorate on sunflower molecular Breeding in USDA Sunflower Research Unit at Fargo, ND in US in 2004. He became Associated Professor in June 2011. After leaving from institute, he appointed to Trakya University in December 2013 as Associated Prof. He became Professor in Department of Genetics and Bioengineering at Engineering Faculty and now serving as Head of Department and also the director of Plant Breeding Research Center in Trakya University. At national level, he was founder and former President of Turkish Plant Breeders Association. he served as President of Turkish Plant Breeders Sub Union in 2014-16. At International level, he is former president of International Sunflower Association (2012-16) and board member of Black Sea Biotechnology Association in Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also the research coordinator of FAO Sunflower Network from 2010 to present. He has organized many plant breeding, statistical analysis and experimental designs, and five International conferences and symposium. He has served in scientific committee of many international symposiums and conferences until today. He serves also as editor and referee of some scientific journals and attended many congresses, conferences and meetings as invited speakers. He published more than 200 papers in scientific journals, conferences, book chapters, etc.
Sunflower, Oil Seeds, Plant Breeding, Hybrid breeding, Genetic engineering, Biometry, Agronomy, Plant Production, Seed Science.