Dr. Ozen Balaban graduated from Dokuz Eylul University, Engineering Faculty, and Department of Geological Engineering. Then she received her MSc and PhD degrees. Then she had a one-year postdoctoral fellowship supervised by Prof. Dr. Gultekin Tarcan hydrogeological studies at the same university. She worked as an Assistant Professor at Ataturk University, Department of Geological Engineering from 2013 to 2016. She has worked at Izmir Katip Celebi University since 2016. She has published research articles in SCI(E) journals and presentations. She has also completed coordinator many projects.