Meet Dr. Demirgöz. Dr.Demirgöz knows that science does not end in the lab. As a Supply Chain Black Belt at 3M, she takes the products developed in a lab through the various stages of production, manufacturing and marketing to bring them to the marketplace. She applies her experience in product development and research as well as her background in chemical engineering to support the Corporate Supply Chain’s Six Sigma program, a framework that uses data to improve business processes.
Döne loves sharing her passion for science and engineering with younger generations as well. She is a member of 3M TECH (Technical teams Encouraging Career Horizons), a program in which she presents to middle and high school-aged students on the importance of higher education. She is also involved in Girls in Action, a mentoring program that is designed to influence the next generation of high school girls in their academic careers.
She received her Ph.D. in optical biosensors from the Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research and Johannes Guttenberg University in Mainz, Germany and her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey.