Prof. Dr. Ayşegül Körlü is employed at the Department of Textile Engineering, Engineering Faculty, Ege University since 1988. She defended her PhD thesis in 1998, and she received the title of Professor Doctor in 2015. Currently her fields of work are textile finishing, natural fibers, and occupational health and safety in textile industry. Her main research interests include bleaching of natural and synthetic fibers, pretreatment of textile materials, eco-friendly processes in textile finishing and textile-based personal protective equipment. She has written over 80 publications in the aforementioned areas and a book in Turkish. She has taken part in the management of many national and international projects.