I previously earned my Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Koc University (Istanbul, Turkey) in 2018, under the supervision of Dr. Ipek Basdogan. Prior to my doctoral studies, I received my M.Sc. degree in Computational Mechanics from the Technical University of Munich in 2013. I was supervised by Prof. Dr. Fabian Duddeck during my Master’s thesis study, which I conducted in BMW Group. Earlier, I obtained a B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey) in 2011.