|Biography of Ayfer Vezirolu, PhD, Executive Vice President, IAHE
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 TÚcnico, 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
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, and also
assisting Dr. V with his Presidential Duties for the last few years.