Prof. Dr. Alper BABA

Civil Engineering Department

Professor Doctor

Contact Info:

Phone: +90-232-750 6807

Fax: +90-232-750 6801

Office: Engineering Building – C, Room; C-201




  • Ph.D. in Geological Engineering (Hydrogeology), Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, TURKEY
  • M.Sc. in Geological Engineering (Applied Geology), Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, TURKEY
  • B.S.  in Geological Engineering, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, TURKEY

Research Interests:

  • Water Resources
  • Groundwater 
  • Groundwater Contamination
  • Hydrogeology
  • Environmental Geology
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Engineering Geology

Recent Publications:

  • Yüceer, H., Baba, A., Gönülal, Y. Ö., Uştuk, O., Gerçek, D., Güler, S., & Uzelli, T. (2021). Valuing Groundwater Heritage: the Historic Wells of Kadıovacık. Geoheritage13(4), 1-18.
  • Tonkul, S., Baba, A., Demir, M. M., & Regenspurg, S. (2021). Characterization of Sb scaling and fluids in saline geothermal power plants: A case study for Germencik Region (Büyük Menderes Graben, Turkey). Geothermics96, 102227.
  • Baba, A., Uzelli, T., & Sozbilir, H. (2021). Distribution of geothermal arsenic in relation to geothermal play types: A global review and case study from the Anatolian plate (Turkey)Journal of Hazardous Materials, 125510.
  • Gören, A. Y., Topcu, G., Demir, M. M., & Baba, A. (2021). Effect of high salinity and temperature on water–volcanic rock interaction. Environmental Earth Sciences80(3), 1-13.
  • Uzelli, T., Şener, M. F., Dölek, İ., Baba, A., Sözbilir, H., & Dirik, R. K. (2021). Structural controls and hydrogeochemical properties of geothermal fields in the Varto region, East Anatolia. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences30(SI-2), 1076-1095. doi:10.3906/yer-2106-13.