Dr. Dicleli has received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Ottawa, Canada and his M.Sc. and B.Sc.degrees from METU, Ankara,Turkey. He has been involved in research projects funded by Ontario Ministry of Transportation, National Research Council of Canada and Earthquake Protection Systems Inc of USA. 

Dr. Dicleli has considerable industrial experience. He has been involved in the design of residential and commercial high-rise buildings, industrial structures, grain storage silos, power transmission line and communication towers and poles, concrete and steel highway bridges.  He has managed design projects with estimated construction cost of up to 10 million US dollars.