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Assist Prof Dr Esra Billur Balcioglu ILhan |  Pollution Assessment | Women Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr at  Istanbul University, Turkey

Esra Billur Balcıoğlu İlhan is an Assistant Professor at the Chemical Oceanography Department of the Institute of Marine Sciences, Istanbul University, Turkey. She holds a PhD in Marine Biology from Istanbul University, with her doctoral research focusing on the determination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Mussels from various regions of the Marmara Sea. Prior to her PhD, she earned an MSc in Environmental Engineering and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, both from Istanbul University and Ondokuz Mayıs University respectively.

Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

🎓 Education:

  • PhD in Marine Biology, Istanbul University
  • MSc in Environmental Engineering, Istanbul University
  • Bachelor’s in Environmental Engineering, Ondokuz Mayıs University

💼 Work Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, Chemical Oceanography Department, Istanbul University
  • Specialist, Marine Biology Department, Istanbul University

🏆 Awards:

  • 3rd Best Poster Presentation, XIV. Social Psychiatry Congress
  • 1st Best Oral Presentation, Turkish-Japan Marine Forum

💼 Experiences:

  • Extensive fieldwork including research voyages and pollution monitoring studies

💻 Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and specialized software
  • Fluent in Turkish and English, basic knowledge of German

 

🔬 Research Focus:

Dr. Esra Billur Balcıoğlu İlhan’s research primarily focuses on 🌊 marine pollution and environmental contamination. Through her studies, she investigates the occurrence, distribution, and potential impacts of various pollutants, such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), pharmaceuticals, and potentially toxic elements, in aquatic ecosystems including the 🌊Mediterranean and Aegean Seas. She assesses the sources, seasonal variations, and ecological risks associated with these pollutants, aiming to contribute to the understanding and mitigation of environmental threats to 🐟marine life and human health. Her research endeavors align with her commitment to preserving and safeguarding 🌍marine environments for future generations.

 

Publications Top Notes

  • Risk assessment and pollution loads of potentially toxic elements in water of four rivers flowing into the Mediterranean Sea
Esra Billur Balcioglu ILhan | Pollution Assessment | Women Researcher Award

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