His skills interests are in the field of Artificial Intelligence( AI) applications in Energy Systems Policy & Economics, Electricity Markets, Tariff Development, Load Forecasting, and the Effect of Smart Grids on Social Behaviors and vice versa.
Engr. Abdul Kashif Janjua is a Lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering Technology at National Skills University, Islamabad. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad. He pursued his MS degree in Energy Systems Engineering from a collaboration between NUST and Arizona State University (ASU), United States and BE degree in Electrical Engineering from Air University, Islamabad. Various trainings in electrical power systems from ASU, USA are also to his credit.
He has total of nine years of professional experience. Earlier, he has worked as a Lab Engineer at Smart Grid and High Voltage Laboratory at USPCAS-Energy, NUST, Islamabad. He has also served as Research Associate and later as a Research Assistant at School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (SEECS), NUST, Islamabad. Apart from academics, Engr. Kashif has also worked as a Design Engineer at ET Photonics and as an Assessment Auditor at EDCONS.
He is an experienced professional in designing a solar PV system, preparation of contracts for solar systems, and technical/financial assessment of solar. Moreover, he has designed and deployed more than 15 MW cumulative solar systems at various sites. He also integrated and designed components for various Concentrated Solar Power and desalination plants instrumentation systems. He has lead several projects in domestic and industrial, energy and safety audits. Currently Engr. Kashif is pursuing advanced research in the field of PV and Electrical Engineering, policy impacts. His contribution to the development of Pakistan's 2019 renewable energy policy is another feather to his cap. Engr. Kashif won various research grants and has publications in different reputed journals and conferences.