Elvan Kuzucu Hıdır
Member of the Board of Trustees & Chairman of the Board of Directors, Turkish Technology Team
Elvan Kuzucu Hıdır was born in Aksaray in 1992. After graduating from Meram Science High School in 2010, she earned a Türkiye degree from Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering with a comprehensive scholarship. During her undergraduate education, she chaired the Robotics Club. She graduated from her undergraduate education with a High Honor degree in 2015. She continued her master's degree in the same department of the same university. In this process, she was entitled to receive Ministry of Industry and Technology Techno-enterprise Capital Support and received TÜBİTAK domestic graduate scholarship. She graduated from her master's degree in 2017 with High Honors. In the same year, she started her doctorate education as a research assistant in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at ITU. In this process, she was entitled to receive a TÜBİTAK domestic doctoral scholarship. She is currently at the doctoral thesis stage and is preparing her thesis on 5G and Beyond Secure Communication Systems Design. She has taken part in various research projects and has publications in international academic journals and conferences. Since 2018, she has been a member of the TEKNOFEST Executive Board responsible for technology competitions. She has been a member of the T3 Foundation's Board of Trustees and Board of Directors since 2022. Elvan Kuzucu Hıdır continues to serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and General Manager of T3 Foundation as of July 2023.