Dr. Uzal earned his B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Selcuk University (1998), his M.Sc. and PhD. in Civil Engineering from Middle East Technical University (2002 and 2007, respectively). On his studies in Middle East Technical University, he focused on the properties, hydration and microstrcuture of cementitious systems containing high volume of natural pozzolans. In Middle East Technical University, he studied in an interdisciplinary (Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Geological Engineering) research project titled as “Use of Natural Zeolites in Building Industry” and supported by TUBITAK between 2004 and 2006. Dr. Uzal worked in Nigde University, Department of Civil Engineering as a compulsory faculty member (Assist.Prof.Dr.) between 2009 and 2012. He proposed an industrial R&D project aiming to obtain high performance mineral admixtures for concrete mixtures from natural mineral raw materials to Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization in 2011, and he established an R&D company in Erciyes Technopark to conduct the project after its acceptation for governmental support. He joined Abdullah Gul University, Department of Civil Engineering on September 2012.