2012 – 2014: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Economics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York

2005 – 2010: Ph.D. in Geography, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma

2009: Post Graduate Degree in Disaster Management, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

2002 – 2005: MS in Information Systems, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey

2002 – 2004: MS in Geodetic and Geographic Information Technologies, METU

2000 – 2002: Minor in GIS/Remote Sensing, METU

1997 – 2002: Bachelors in City and Regional Planning, METU