Dr. Esra Imamoglu is an associate professor in the Bioengineering Department, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey. She obtained a Ph.D. from Ege University in 2011. Her research interests include bioprocess engineering, biofuels, production techniques of microalgae, optimization and modelling, photobioreactor design, scale-up, and CFD simulation. She has been involved in EU activities (EU FP6-FP7 and COST projects) as a partner. To date, she has published more than forty SCI articles and international articles and worked as a reviewer for more than fifteen journals. Additionally, Dr. Imamoglu has organized many national and international scientific meetings.