Ümran KAYA received his BSc degree in Industrial Engineering from Gaziantep University (2012) and MSc degree in Industrial Engineering from Süleyman Demirel University (2019). He started his PhD at Gazi University in 2019, still continues. After the BSc, he worked as a production planning engineer at Şölen Çikolata A.Ş. After working as a production engineer in Erzurum Metropolitan Municipality in 2017, he started as a Research Assistant at Antalya Bilim University and still continues. He works in the fields of simulation and optimization.