Professor Dr. Ayşegül Ekmekci Körlü is employed at the Department of Textile Engineering, Engineering Faculty, Ege University, since 1988. She defended her PhD thesis in 1998, and in 2015, she received the title Professor. Currently her fields of work are natural fibers, pretreatment of textile materials, and occupational safety in textile industry. Professor Körlü main research interests are bleaching processes, denim finishing, and enzymatic processes. She has written over 80 publications in the aforementioned areas and has taken part in the management of many national and international projects.