Seniz Ertugrul received her B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the Mechanical Engineering Department, Istanbul Technical University in 1988 and 1992, respectively. She gained her Ph.D. degree from the Wichita State University (WSU), Wichita, KS, USA, in 1996. She worked as graduate teaching assistant and then as lecturer at the WSU between 1993-1997. She was a visiting researcher at the University of Michigan in 2002. She served at the Mechanical Engineering Department of ITU between 1998-2018. She has been with the Mechatronics Engineering at the İzmir University of Economics since October 2018. Her research interests include system dynamics and control, system identification, mechatronics, and intelligent systems.