Biography of Ayfer Veziroğlu, PhD, Executive Vice President, IAHE

Ayfer Veziroglu has graduated from the Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey, with a B.S. Degree in International Business in 1999. Subsequently, she enrolled at the Industrial Engineering Department of the University of Miami, U.S.A., and graduated with an M.S. Degree in Management of Technology in 2004. She pursued her Doctorate in Hydrogen Powered Transportation Systems and received her Ph.D. from the Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, in 2013. Her Ph.D. Thesis involved a strategy for acceptance of hydrogen energy in the transport sector. Utilizing the System Dynamics Modelling, she investigated the three major countries of the world, i.e., U.S.A., China, and India as for the introduction of hydrogen powered transportation. 


Dr. Ayfer Veziroglu has authored and/or co-authored forty-eight publications, including 20 papers in peer reviewed journals, 19 papers in conference proceedings, one book chapter, and five books, and edited and/or co-edited three conference proceedings, all mostly on hydrogen energy. She has also given several invited talks at conferences and universities.


For the last fifteen years, Dr. Ayfer Veziroglu has been contributing to the International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE) in various capacities, as the IAHE Comptroller since 2002, as the Trustee and Financial Officer for the IAHE-TNV-Trust since 2007 and as the IAHE Board Director (USA) since 2009, also Executive Vice President and assisting Dr. V with his Presidential Duties for the last few years.


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