Yildiz Bayazitoglu is a professor of engineering at Rice University. She serves her profession with distinction as an engineer, researcher, teacher and mentor.
Dr. Bayazitoglu has nearly 200 peer-reviewed articles in technical publications and she is the co-author of an undergraduate textbook, Elements of Heat Transfer (1988). She has served on the editorial board of several journals, and is editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Thermal Sciences. Dr. Bayazitoglu is a strong supporter of women in engineering, and for a quarter century has been regularly meeting with female faculty of ASME's Heat Transfer Division, contributing both technical and personal support.
Dr. Bayazitoglu earned a master's degree and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey.
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