Assoc. Prof. Hasan Said TORTOP has his masters and doctoral degrees on science and physics education. After working as a gifted learners’ educator in the Turkish Ministry of National Education, he started working as assistant professor at Bulent Ecevit University in 2011 at Science Education Department. He established Special Education Services Application and Research Center (SESRAC) at Bulent Ecevit University. He has also established Education Program for Gifted Students Bridge with University (EPGBU) at SESRAC. He has received the title of associate professor in 2014. He was head of Special Education Department in Gifted Education Division at University of Istanbul Aydin at 2017-2019, Turkey. He is lecturer in Istanbul Esenyurt University, child development department.
He has several articles about gifted learners and science education in academic journals. He is the editor of two journals; Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists (ISSN: 2149-360X) and Journal of Gifted Education and Creativity (ISSN: 2149-1410). His two books entitled Differentiated Instruction in Gifted Education, Differentiation Models and Education Program for Gifted Students Bridge with University, EPGBU Model have been published. His research interests are gifted learners’ education, science education, teacher training, higher education, psychology, child development and renewable energy education.