S. Erkin Nasuf was born on December, 7th 1951 in Eskisehir, Turkey. He was graduated from the Mining Enginering Department of ITU Engineering Faculty in 1972. After he graduated he went to University of Strathclyde University, Scotland from which he completed his PhD study in 1977. He then came back and joined to ITU Mining Faculty in 1977. He was given Asistant Associate Professor degree in 1982, Asssociate Professor Degree in 1983 and Professor Degree in 1989 respectively. He went to University of Virginia Polytechnical Institute between 1984-1985 as a Visiting Research Professor in order to do some reserach on Computer Applications in Mining Industry. He was the Associate Dean of Mining Faculty between 1996-2000. He also attended as a Vice President of the Istanbul Tecnical University, responsible for the Student and International Affairs, between 2004 -2008. He again went to University of Missouri Science and Technology, USA Rolla MO between 2014-2015 as a Research Professor this time to do a research work on Mine Planning.