In order to encourage young scholars as future professionals to do research on Optimization and Data Science and create vitality and research dynamics, the best doctoral thesis in Industrial Engineering and other related fields will be selected and introduced during the 1st International Conference on Optimization and Data Science in Industrial Engineering. Since optimization and data science are naturally interdisciplinary, all graduates of Industrial Engineering, Management, Economics, Computer Engineering, Manufacturing and Production Engineering, Financial Sciences, etc. can participate in this competition. In this regard, it will be helpful to consider the conference topics listed on the front page of the website. Participating in this competition is also not limited and students from all countries/universities can be considered as potential candidates.