Dr. Aktürk obtained his B.S. (1992) followed by his M.S. (1996) and Ph.D. (2001) in Physics at Ankara University. He did experimental studies at PhD education at University of Leeds (1999-2000). Dr. Aktürk became an Assistant Professor at Kırıkkale University in 2001. He started working at Muğla University in 2008 and became an Associate Professor in 2010. He is currently a Full Professor at Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Muğla, Türkiye.
Dr. Aktürk's research focuses on magnetic nano materials, phase transformations in metals, magnetic nano particle, magneto caloric effect, magnetic hyperthermia, high surface area activated carbon production, developing protective material against CBRN threats, and material characterization methods (especially HRTEM, SEM). He has many articles published in national and international journals.