Recently, Dr. Muhammad Ali from the Department of Electrical Engineering won the nationally renowned Research Award worth PKR 7.74 million under National Research Program for Universities (NRPU).
Dr. Muhammad Ali is presently serving as an Assistant Professor and Director Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) at the University of Engineering and Technology, Mardan. He has been dedicated to teaching and research in the field of Power Electronics and New Energy Systems for more than Five Years. As a Research Analyst at Tianman Energy Technology Co., Limited, Changzhou (China), he worked on several projects wherein he got hands-on experience with hardware designs and fabrication. Some of the notable projects were; dynamic voltage regulator, static VAR generator, and active power filter. To his credit, he has numerous research publications in well-reputed journals.
NRPU is a flagship Research Program of HEC for funding research grants on competitive merit for high-quality and promising scientific research projects that demonstrate strategic relevance and cast impact to the local industry and society. The program is open for contributions related to both basic and applied research. NRPU aims to stimulate scientific excellence and the advancement of knowledge by allowing researchers the freedom to formulate by themselves the research concept and method.