Dr. Şengül received her B.Sc. and M.S. degrees in 2005 and 2006, respectively, from the Department of Mathematics in Bilkent University, Turkey. She completed her D.Phil. in Mathematics at the Mathematical Institute in the University of Oxford, UK. She worked as a post-doctoral researcher between 2010 and 2011 in the University of Coimbra, Portugal. After working in the Department of Natural and Mathematical Sciences at Özyeğin University, she joined  Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences at Sabancı University in January 2017.