Prof.Dr. Mualla CENGİZ ÇİNKU is a Geophysical Engineering who holds a Bsc. Ms Degree and PhD from Istanbul University. She worked as Research Assistant, Assistant and Associated Prof. Dr. at Istanbul University Faculty of Engineering Department of Geophysical Engineering for 20 years. Her study area is Paleomagnetism and rock magnetism, geophysical applications on caves in Turkey, especially on the Yarımburgaz Cave (Küçükçekmece, Istanbul). She has published books, many articles and conference papers. She is a member UCTEA The Chamber of Geophysical Engineering, European Geoscience Union, American Geophysical Union.