Dr. Candan Eylül Kilsedar obtained her BSc degree in computer science and engineering at Sabancı University in 2012. She obtained her MSc degree in informatics engineering at Politecnico di Milano in 2014. She worked as a research fellow at Politecnico di Milano from January 2015 to June 2020 and during this time she worked on various projects related to topics such as cultural heritage, migration, 3D visualization of the urban environment, land use and land cover, ground deformation and mobility. Some of her projects can be found at https://github.com/kilsedar. She obtained her PhD degree with honours from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Politecnico di Milano in 2020. She served as the president of PoliMappers from November 2016 to December 2018 and later served as one of its faculty advisors until June 2020. Since June 2020, she is working in Directorate D (Sustainable Resources), Unit D.1 (Forests and Bioeconomy) and Unit D.6 (Nature Conservation and Observations), Knowledge Centre on Earth Observation (KCEO) of the Joint Research Centre (JRC).