ASHRAE RAL Regional Lecturers

Prof. Dr. Hasan Heperkan



  1. New Trends in Building Technologies, Smart Buildings to Meet Climate Neutral Cities
  2. Digitalization in Building Energy Technologies and Impacts on Energy Transition
  3. A Path to Zero Energy Buildings, Electrification and Digitalization

Graduated from Ankara Science High School (AFL) in 1970, from Istanbul Technical University, Mechanical Engineering Faculty in 1974. Received Fulbright and TÜBİTAK scholarships to study in the USA. Received his M.Sc. degree from Syracuse University in 1976 and Ph. D. from University of California, Berkeley in 1980. Worked at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories and Union Carbide Research Center (NJ, USA) after graduation. Served as a guest professor at Universitaet Karlsruhe (TH) with support from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany for three years (1981-1984). Returned to Turkey and worked at TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center, Bosch and Demirdöküm in the Research Department before becoming a full professor at Yıldız Technical University in 1997. He has served as the Dean in the Mechanical Engineering Faculty. Has published more than 150 papers, books and conference articles and speaks fluent English and German. He joined the academic staff of Istanbul Aydın University in 2016 as the dean of the Engineering Faculty. He is also a member of several professional organizations, such as EUROSOLAR, Renewable Energy Association of Turkey, ISKAV, HVAC Research and Education Foundation, TTMD, Turkish Installation Engineers Association, ISKID, HVAC Equipment Manufacturers Association, MTMD, Mechanical Installation Contractors Association

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