Dr. Evren Yasa graduated with her degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Istanbul Technical University and completed her master's degree at the University of British Columbia on volumetric error modeling and compensation. She received her Ph.D. degree with the thesis on "Combined Process of Selective Laser Melting and Selective Laser Erosion/Laser Re-melting" at the Catholic University of Leuven, for which she was awarded the "Emerald Outstanding Doctoral Study-Highly commended" award. After her Ph.D. study, she worked as a senior engineer at TEI, a GE-joint venture company specializing in manufacturing aero-engine parts, where she led Additive Manufacturing projects. Later, she joined Eskisehir Osmangazi University as an assistant professor. Moreover, she has been working as an independent expert in laser-based manufacturing on behalf of the European Commission in Horizon 2020 projects.