Mavi Polatoglu was born in the USA in 1995, but grew up in Turkey. She graduated from Bilkent University in Ankara with a BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (BS).
Mavi is now studying Biomedical Engineering (MSc) at the ETH Zurich. She is currently serving as the president of the Biomedical Engineering Student Association (BEEZ) and is the head organizer of the 16th Zurich Science Slam.
Mavi joined IT'IS in March 2019 to work on her master's thesis.