Dr. Hinrich Eylers is the Vice Provost for the College of Doctoral Studies,
which offers the University’s doctoral programs across all academic
disciplines. His career spans over 20 years in business, academia and the
Dr. Eylers’ emphasis is on providing quality
professional doctoral programs, expanding the program portfolio,
increasing student retention and promoting and enabling innovative
research and scholarship on behalf of the entire University.
At the University, Dr. Eylers held a number of additional leadership roles including Associate Provost and Dean of
the College of Natural Sciences. Before joining University, he spent 15 years in leadership roles in environmental
engineering consulting, sustainability consulting, teaching and business and technology program management.
Dr. Eylers earned a University Diploma in Applied Physics from the Technical University in Munich, Germany, before
attending the California Institute of Technology where he received both a Masters and Ph.D. in Environmental
Engineering Sciences. He also holds an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management and was amongst the
first to be licensed as a professional environmental engineer in the State of Arizona.