Dr. Behjat AlYousuf

Interim Provost, Masdar Institute and Technology

Dr. Behjat AlYousuf is the Interim Provost of Masdar Institute and Technology since May 2015 and Professor of
Practice in Engineering Systems as part of Khalifa University of Science. Dr. AlYousuf is also a member of the Board of Trustees for UAE Space Agency to develop the national strategy for space exploration and capacity building. She is involved with the Zayed Future Energy Prize since 2014, where she chairs the selection committee that works to recognize and reward sustainable energy innovators. Her career spans over 27 years of experience in higher education in the UAE. Dr. AlYousuf earned her doctorate in Software Engineering from Reading University in the UK