Scottish Enterprise Technology Park,
Research title: Deciphering the deep Earth and the origin of volatiles using Tertiary Iceland plume-derived basalts
Balcı, U., Sayit, K., 2020. Diabase dykes from Boğazkale (Çorum), Central Anatolia: Geochemical insights into the geodynamical evolution of the northern branch of Neotethys, Geochemistry, 80. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemer.2020.125602.
The 10th call SAGES Small Grants Scheme - cost for O isotope analysis for NW Iceland basalts
VMSG Student Bursary - conference support grant (Goldschmidt 2023)
Balci, U., Stuart, F.M., Martin-Roberts, E., Fitton, J.G., and Bindeman, I.N.:The long-term evolution of the Iceland plume constrained by He-O isotope and trace element composition of Miocene basalts from NW Iceland. In: VMSG 23, 4-6 Jan 2023.
Balci, U., Stuart, F.M., Barrat, J.-A., and van der Zwan, F.: Low He content of the high 3He/4He Afar mantle plume: Origin and implications of the He poor mantle. In: Goldschmidt 2022, online, 11-15 July 2022.
Balci, U., Stuart, F.M., Barrat, J.-A., and van der Zwan, F.: Low He content of the high 3He/4He Afar mantle plume: Origin and implications of the He poor mantle. In: EGU General Assembly 2022, online, 23-27 May 2022.
Balci, U., Stuart, F.M., Barrat, J.-A., and van der Zwan, F.: Low He content of the high 3He/4He Afar mantle plume: Origin and implications. In: vVMSG 22, online, 10-12 Jan 2022.
Stuart, F., Balci, U., and Barrat, J.-A.: Defining the composition of the deep mantle and the primordial He inventory of the Afar plume. In: EGU General Assembly 2021, online, 19–30 Apr 2021, EGU21-10891, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu21-10891, 2021.
Balci, U., and Sayit, K., 2018. Geochemistry and petrogenesis of the diabase dykes from the Boğazkale Region, Central Anatolia: Implications for the geodynamical evolution of the northern branch of Neotethys. In: 72nd Geology Congress of Turkey with international participation, Abstracts, Ankara, Turkey.
Balci, U., and Sayit, K., 2017. Preliminary geochemical data for the diabase dykes from the Izmir-Ankara-Erzincan Suture Belt, Central Anatolia. In: EGU General Assembly 2017, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vienna, Austria.
Lab leader for Earth Science 1 (EARTH1001)
Lab demonstrator for Earth Science 1 (EARTH1002)
Edinburgh Geological Society
Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society (SAGES)
MS in Department of Geological Engineering, Middle East Technical University, February 2015-January 2018
Thesis: Geochemistry and Petrogenesis of the Diabase Dykes from the Boğazkale Region (Çorum, Central Anatolia)
BS in Department of Geological Engineering, Middle East Technical University, September 2009-June 2014
Previous Teaching Experience
Research Assistant, Middle East Technical University, August 2015-September 2020
Student Assistant, Middle East Technical University, February 2015-July 2015
GEOE 207 – Principles of Mineralogy and Petrography,
GEOE 213 – Mineralogy,
GEOE 210 – Petrography,
GEOE 300/400 – Summer Practice,
GEOE 304 – Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology,
GEOE 326 – Field Geology,
GEOE 327 – Field Geology Mapping,
GEOE 417 – Metamorphic Petrography,
GEOE 516 – Geochronology,
GEOE 523 – Metamorphic Petrogenesis.