Dr. Hassan Qasem
Dr. Hassan Qasem is the GM of Alternative Energy Project Company (AEPCo), one of the rising renewable energy developers in the MENA and a subsidiary of Kuwait Projects Company holding (KIPCO).
Dr. Qasem have been developing and managing solar related projects and research in the area of photovoltaic technology for the last 17 years. He managed many different PV related projects such as the Shygaya renewable energy park project, KISR PV indoor characterization laboratory (Kuwait) and DEWA’s R&D center (Dubai). Dr. Qasem held many positions throughout his career where he worked for Photovoltaic Testing Laboratory (PTL). He also joined KISR as Associate Researcher in the area of PV.
He then joined DEWA as a Senior Researcher and the head of the solar research team as part of DEWA R&D center. Dr. Qasem has many publications in ranked journals and international conferences. He chaired many sessions in international conferences (IEEE, EUPVSC…etc) and workshops. He is also a senior member in the International Electrical, Electronic Engineering association as well as being a committee member in the Device Society chapter in the IEEE.
Dr. Qasem hold a PhD in Electrical and Electronic engineering from Loughborough University in UK and Master degree in Electrical System engineering with emphasis in renewable energy from Arizona State university. His Bachelor degree is in electrical engineering from Arizona State university.