Isil Ece Özer obtained her Bachelor Degree in Environmental Engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Turkey in 2012. She holds two Master Degrees in Water Resources Engineering (2014) and Safety Engineering (2015) from KU Leuven, Belgium.
Ece has been started to work as a PhD candidate in Hydraulic Engineering Department in September, 2015. She is working with Prof. dr. ir. S.N. Jonkman and Dr. ir. T. Schweckendiek within the project named as “SAFElevee: Improving the reliability of flood defence systems by a better understanding of their failure mechanisms”.