Associate Professor, Department of Architectural Engineering - King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, KSA
Dr Muhammad Asif is an Associate Professor in the Architectural Engineering Department at the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) since 2013. He is Charted Engineer, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) and Member of the Energy Institute (UK). He sits on several international forums including the accreditation panel of the Energy Institute. He completed PhD
in Applied Energy Engineering from Edinburgh (UK) in 2002 and has held fulltime
faculty positions for over 10 years in British Universities.
He is regularly invited for teaching renewable and sustainable energy courses by various universities in
Germany, Spain, Austria and Turkey. His areas of research interest include renewable energy, sustainable buildings, energy conservation and management and life cycle assessment. He has authored over 50 research publications including a research monograph.
His publications are highly cited with one of his articles having received over 325 citations. His work has been referred in various European policy documents and directives. Dr Asif has supervised 8 PhD and 2 MPhil projects to successful completion. He is actively involved in academic and industrial collaborations. He has provided consultancy services to a number of prominent international organisations including European Commission, Nor-Dan (Norway) and BAE Systems (UK).
He has also contributed to the Annual Strategic Studies for the Industry Collaboration Program of KAUST. Currently he is leading a large international consortium as the Principal Investigator on a large Building Energy research project for the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE).”
have following two topics I can present about and these fit with your 'Sustainability in the Built Environment' and 'Green Building' themes. I can select one of these.
• Design for Zero Energy Homes to Address Energy and Environmental Problems in KSA
• Potential for Rain Water Harvesting in KSA to Mitigate Water Scarcity and Flooding Problems