Prof. Dr. Uğur Atikol

Uğur Atikol is professor of Thermodynamics, Energy Management and Building Services He is a Certified Energy Auditor and has many years of experience in HVAC engineering. He specializes in Energy Management and Thermodynamics. His research work is largely focused on analyzing and proposing solutions to the problems encountered in transferring clean and efficient energy technologies to developing countries. He gained experience by taking part in large scale projects as a senior expert in the implementation of sustainable energy projects aiming at increasing the living standards of the Turkish Cypriot community in Cyprus. Resource Efficiency Achievement Project (REAP) sponsored by the USAID, Public Awareness Campaign and Renewable Energy Utilization in Rural Development Program sponsored by the EU are some examples. Recently he co-chaired a working group given the task to develop the strategic plan for implementing energy efficiency in all sectors of northern part of Cyprus. He was one of the co-founders of the Cyprus Chapter of Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) of which he was elected as the first president in 2006. One year later he took part in the foundation of the Energy Professionals Association (EPA) in northern Cyprus. He authored or co-authored 27 scientific papers published in indexed scientific journals. He co-wrote a chapter titled “Energy Efficiency: Developing Countries” in the Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology published by by Taylor & Francis.