Dr. Sanem Argin received her Ph.D. degree in Food Science from University of Maryland (UMD), College Park, US,. After receiving her Ph.D. degree, she worked as ‘Project Development Specialist’ in Aromsa, Inc., Turkey for 3 years. Later, she accepted a full-time faculty position in the Department of Food Engineering at Yeditepe University in February 2011. She is the Founding Department Head of Agricultural Trade and Management at Yeditepe University since April 2019. Recently, she took a role as the ‘Global Planning and Business Development Director’ in MOYAgro Inc., a start-up company developing block-chain based solutions for agri-food industry. She authored many scientific papers in prestigious international journals, book chapters and a patent.