Assoc. Prof. Anil Akdogan was born in Antalya, Turkey in 1976. Prof. Akdogan earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1996 and her PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2005 from Yildiz Technical University, Mechanical Engineering Department, Istanbul, Turkey. She has over 20 years experience in teaching at the Mechanical Engineering Faculty at Yildiz Technical University. She has been instructing courses in 'Measurement Techniques and Evaluation,” 'Quality in Industry,” 'Manufacturing Technologies,” and 'Measurement Techniques and Quality Management” for many years. She has published many manuscripts in international journals and presented proceedings at different international conferences about manufacturing technologies and industrial metrology.