Ulgen I. Konak was born on May 16, 1984 in Trabzon. She graduated from Ankara University Department of Food Engineering in 2007. She completed her M.Sc. in 2009 and Ph. D. in 2016 at the same department in Akdeniz University. She specializes in food analytical methods and functional foods. She has been working at Avrasya University, Department of Food Engineering as an Assist. Prof. Dr. since February 2017.