Gozde Ustuner is a professor and the acting chair of the Department of Automotive Technology at Farmingdale State College. She has completed her education from New York University and Stony Brook University with highest honors. She became a professor at a young age and has taught at many universities. Prior to her academic experience, she has worked as Lead Design Engineer in industry and has done various research projects where her works were funded by United States Department of Energy (DOE) and National Science Foundation (NSF). Gozde has an extensive amount of experience in teaching and professional development. Besides her academic ventures, she works with high school students and a part of STEM and CSTEP, WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) Programs. She is serving as an online educator mentor and an active member of various professional associations such as ASME, ASEE, AIChE and many others. She has attended many conferences and events to give various numbers of presentations and she is the recipient of academic excellence and service awards. On top of her academic achievements at her young age, she is also conducting research in Fuel Cells and Electrocatalysts at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Her areas of expertise include nanocatalyst development, Electrochemistry, Electrocatalysis and fuel cell technology. Besides her experiences, achievements, and endless passion for working, creating, producing more each day, Gozde never stops trying to make a difference, inspiring young generations and encouraging them to take a part in changing the world for better.