LTC Balogh has worked for the Hungarian Ministry of Defense since 1989 and has been employed in a number of infrastructure related posts. She has a civilian engineer and architect background. In 2013 she earned her PhD in Military Engineering from the National University of Public Service, Budapest. Her doctoral research focuses on defending buildings and military camps against (I-ED) blast attacks. In support of her studies, she was a team member of a 2-year-long EU funded Defense Research of Critical Infrastructure project. Within these studies, the team analyzed viable techniques to defend buildings against blast attacks from multiple points of view. LTC Balogh was responsible for examining the blast effects on buildings, identifying ways to prevent attacks and suggesting methods to reinforce the buildings. LTC Balogh now serves as project manager in NATO HQ SACT in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.