Şenay Sadıç received her BSc degree in Management Engineering and her MSc degree in Industrial Engineering from Istanbul Technical University. While doing her MSc studies, she worked as a research and teaching assistant at Istanbul Technical University, Industrial Engineering department. Later, she further obtained her PhD degree in Engineering Design and Advanced Manufacturing from the MIT Portugal program, which is a collaborative program between the Portuguese government and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston. During her PhD, she also worked as a research scientist at Inesc Porto, Enterprise Systems Modeling/Engineering center and contributed to several projects on manufacturing networks and SME collaboration. Her research interests include supply chain optimization and modeling, innovative business models, data science and smart manufacturing.