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Muhammad Awais joined the IIASA Energy (ENE) Program in November 2019, to contribute to the development of a multi-scale and multi-sector integrated assessment model within MESSAGEix ecosystem in the ENE program. He is also a PhD candidate at the University of Victoria, Canada.
His main research interests include integrated assessment modeling for accessing sustainable pathways for water-energy-land challenges to support policy analysis at national and basin scales. His MS Thesis was about quantifying costs of environmental flows in Indus River Basin using the NExus Solutions Tool (NEST) model developed by IIASA.
Mr. Awais obtained his master’s degree in Hydro Science & Engineering from the Technical University Dresden, Germany (August 2019) and his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences, Pakistan (May 2016). In addition, he has one year of experience working with an engineering consultancy firm on designing electrical transmission lines and reviewing hydraulic designs of hydropower projects.
Last update: 14-SEP-2020
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