Pakize Erdoğmuş was born in Erzurum, Turkey, in 1972. She received her BSc degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Yildiz Technical University, Kocaeli Engineering Faculty, in 1993. She received her MSc degree in Computer Science and her Ph.D. degree in Numerical Methods from Ataturk University. Dr. Erdoğmuş studied continuous optimization problems, linear programming, and revised simplex method, for her master of thesis and course scheduling 'Discrete Optimization Problem” for her Ph.D. From 2003 to 2010, she was an Assistant Professor at Duzce University, Faculty of Technical Education. Since 2010, she has been working in the Department of Computer Engineering of Duzce University, Faculty of Engineering. She is currently working at Duzce University, Engineering Faculty, Department of Computer Engineering as an Associate professor. Her research interests are nature-inspired optimization algorithms, signal and image processing.