Mustafa Kizilcay was born in Bursa, Turkey in 1955. He received the B.Sc. degree from Middle East Technical University of Ankara in 1979, “Dipl.-Ing.” degree and Ph.D. degree from University of Hanover, Germany in 1985 and 1991. From 1991 until 1994, he was as System Analyst with Lahmeyer International in Frankfurt, Germany. 1994-2004 he has been professor for Power Systems at Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences, Germany. Since 2004 he is with the University of Siegen, Germany, holding the chair for electrical power systems as full professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Since 2010 Mustafa Kizilcay has been attending courses on art photography and on art history at the Art Department of the University of Siegen, with regular participation in the annual student exhibitions since 2011. In 2017 he joined the artist association "Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Siegerländer Künstlerinnen und Künstler e. V." (ASK) in Siegen as member upon application.