Dr. Valerie Eveloy holds a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering (Dublin City University, Ireland) and a M.Sc. degree in physical engineering (National Institute of Applied Science, France). She has over twenty five years academic and industrial experience in mechanical and energy engineering, and is currently a Faculty member in the department of mechanical engineering at Khalifa University (KU), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Prior to joining Khalifa University, she was with The Petroleum Institute (now part of Khalifa University), the University of Maryland-College Park, and Nokia. Her current research interests include energy system modeling and optimization, hydrogen and other energy vectors from renewable power, low-carbon steel making, energy recovery, multi-generation, and sustainable cooling. She has led a number of sponsored research projects in these areas and currently leads the Sustainable Energy System Modeling, Policy and Techno-Socio-Economics Theme in KU Virtual Research Institute for Sustainable Energy Production, Storage, and Utilisation. She is an editorial board member of Energy Conversion and Management and the International Journal of Thermofluids, and associate editor of Frontiers in Energy Research. She serves on several international conference program committees focused on energy technologies and electronics thermal management.