Kaan Uyar received his BSc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Anadolu University in 1992, MA in International Relations from the Near East University in 1994, Pedagogical formation certificate from the Ataturk Teacher Training Academy in 1996, BA in Public Administration (Open Education) from the Anadolu University in 1998, MSc in Computer Engineering from the European University of Lefke in 1999 and PhD in Computer Engineering from the Near East University in 2006.
He is Assistant Professor of the Department of Computer Engineering at Near East University (since 2013). He has served as an engineer of Computer Center (1993-1995), lecturer of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (1995-2000), lecturer (2000-2006), Dr (2006-2007), Assistant Professor (2008-2011) and vice-chair (2007-2010) of the Computer Engineering, coordinator of the Food Engineering (2009-2010), deputy chair (2011-2013) and chair (2011-2013) of the Information Systems Engineering, deputy chair of the Software Engineering (2012-2013) at this university.
His main research interests are in the areas of artificial intelligence, systems and control, engineering education and e-government. Uyar is a member of the IEEE and Cyprus Turkish Chamber of Electrical Engineers.
He is married with two children.