Halkacı, who is one of the academicians of Konya Technical University, Mechanical Engineering, Construction and Manufacturing Department, assumed the title of professor in 2007. In his management, 13 master's and 2 doctoral dissertations were completed. He worked/has worked as the coordinator of 3 TÜBİTAK ARDEB 1001 projects related to the hydroforming process and technology and liquid pressure boosters which are among the priority areas of our country and 1 TÜBİTAK TEYDEB 1505 University-Industry Cooperation project; as the academic advisor of 2 TÜBİTAK TEYDEB 1511 and 2 TÜBİTAK and Ministry of Industry Entrepreneurship projects. With TEYDEB projects, he has been carrying out important studies to transfer the research projects conducted at the university to industrial applications.
Halkacı has dozens of articles in international journals, many national and international papers and book chapters. Halkacı, whose works have been cited numerous times, also has patents / applications regarding the hydroforming process and technology. He has also served as a peer reviewer of a number of TÜBİTAK TEYDEB projects and international articles.
Halkacı, who served as Head of the Department was appointed as the Vice Rector of Konya Technical University on September 27, 2018. Halkacı is married and has three children.