Gözde studied Physics at Istanbul University, Turkey. She received her Master of Science degree at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Istanbul University. During her graduate studies, she worked as an engineer at the Biomedical and Clinical Engineering Department of Istanbul University Hospitals. She served as the chief engineer responsible for the medical device calibration laboratory. In March 2018, she joined the Cancer Metabolism Group to focus on Magnetic Resonance Imaging for cancer research.