Merve Er started her academic career in 2011 as a reserach assisstant in Industrial Engineering Department at Marmara University. In March 2020, she was appointed to "Asst. Prof. Dr." position at the same department and she continues her work here.
She graduated from Sakarya University, Industrial Engineering Department in 2008. She gained MS degree in 2010 and PhD degree in 2017 from Industrial Engineering Department at Marmara University. She awarded an international post-doctoral research scholarship by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) and studied at Heriot Watt University Business Management Department in UK between April 2018-March 2019. Her main research interests are Supply Chain Risk Management, Climate Change, Modelling & Simulation and Artificial Intelligence.