Prof. Dr. Gülçin Büyüközkan is the Head of Industrial Engineering Department (Faculty of Engineering and Technology) at Galatasaray University. She graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Industrial Engineering in 1993. She completed her Master's degree in Industrial Engineering from ENSGI (Ecole Nationale Superieure de Génie Industriel) in France in 1996 and from Boğaziçi University in 1997. She continued her doctoral thesis studies in the field of Industrial Engineering in INPG (Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble), Grenoble, France, thanks to the overseas doctoral scholarship granted to her by the Council of Higher Education. She completed her doctoral dissertation in 1999 by doing some of her thesis studies in Université Laval, Québec, Canada by benefiting from the Région Rhône Alpes European Union Doctoral Fellowship. She has many national and international articles, papers, and book chapters in the fields of industrial engineering, logistics, supply chain, and digitalization. As the Vice-Chairman of the Logistics Association (LODER), Prof. Büyüközkan provides industrial training on various subjects, such as strategic management, logistics, and supply chain, and strategic consultancy services focused on digital transformation, building innovative systems and system improvement; realizes industrial projects. She is also a member of the TÜSİAD Information and Communication Technologies working group.