Nazmiye Ozkan

Prof. Nazmiye Ozkan has a Chair in Sustainable Energy Transitions and is Head of Center for Energy Systems and Strategy at Cranfield University. She leads the economics, policy, and markets work package whilst acting as the UK National Director in the HyPT Center. Building on her interdisciplinary training as an urban planner, she focuses on energy systems modelling and spatial understanding of energy system transitions and associated implications for policy and planning. Using mixed methods, she develops socio-technical frameworks, models, and tools. She led and took part in several projects on how the hydrogen economy may develop in the UK, including transport and domestic sectors. She was a secondee to the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change, Strategy Directorate to provide analytical support to the ‘Carbon Plan’. Dr. Nazmiye Ozkan holds a PhD in Regional Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.