• 117, Rumi Block 3, NUST Sector H-12, Islamabad

Danial Naeem

PEC Number: Electro/20326

Career Objectives

Talented and highly motivated Engineer with an extensive background in Power Electronics and Energy Systems specializing in Renewable Energy Systems, i am looking to acquire and apply technical, interpersonal and intellectual skills in an environment conducive to my personal growth whilst allowing me to make a notable contribution to the society as a professional.



PhD Energy Systems Engineering

Jan 2016 - Present
National University of Science and Technology

Majors: Power Electronics and Control

MS Energy Systems Engineering

2012 - 2015
National University of Science and Technology

Majors: Power Electronics and Control

BE Electronics Engineering

2008 - 2012
National University of Science and Technology

Majors: Power Electronics for Photo Voltaic Applications



Teaching and Research

Major Field: Power Electronics, Control Systems, Renewable Energy Systems

Energy Systems Modeling and Simulations

PV and Solar Thermal systems design, using PVSOL, TSOL, RET Screen, MATLAB, PSIM etc

Project/Product Design and Development

Techno Economic Feasibility, specially for Renewable Energy Projects

Circuit Design and Simulations

Circuit Design and Simulation using PSPICE, Proteus, Livewire, multi-sim, ADS and PSIM etc

Work History

Work History

Lecturer Electrical Engineering

Jan 2015 - Jan 2016
COMWAVE Islamabad

Teaching undergraduate classes and supervision of Final Year Projects

Research Associate

Sep 2013 - Aug 2014
NUST/Star Hydro Power LTD

As a part of Industry Academia linkage project "Tariff Setting for Independent Hydro Power Producers in Perspective of Pakistan's Electricity Market" supervised by Principal NUST USPCAS-E, Dr M.Bilal Khan, co-supervised by Mr Waqar Ahmad Khan, C.E.O Star Hydro

Design Engineer

Jan 2012 - Jun 2012

As a part of Industrial Undergraduate Senior Design Project titled "Indigenous SPWM based pure sine wave inverter for solar PV applications" in collaboration with NUST SEECS and AGECO PVT Ltd, Islamabad




Malakand-3 Hydro Power Plant

PLC/SCADA based operation of 81MW ROR Hydro Power Plant


LT Engineering Pakistan, Hassanabdal

3 Month hands on experience with testing fiber optic communication systems

Research Publications

  • “Optimization of physical dimensions for efficient Parabolic Trough Collectors using mathematical and computational models employing MATLAB” presented in International Conference on Modeling and Simulations ICOMS-2014
  • “Performance analysis of Parabolic Trough Collectors in various climatic conditions of Pakistan using mathematical and computational models employing MATLAB” submitted to International Conference on Power Generation Systems and renewable Energy Technologies PGSRET-2015
  • “Investing in Hydro Power Sector for Pakistan’s Energy Security” submitted to International Conference on Power Generation Systems and renewable Energy Technologies PGSRET


  • HEC fully funded scholarship for MS and Ph.D level studies
  • Developed a tariff determination model for Hydro Power Projects, implemented for 147 MW Patrind Power Project (Star Hydro Power LTD), approved by the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority
  • Under Graduate Senior Design Project lead for design and testing of SPWM based pure sine wave inverter,using indigenous resources for Photo Voltaic applications
  • Research publications on Modeling and Simulation of Parabolic Trough Collectors for given geographical and climatic conditions for Solar Thermal Applications
  • Indigenous prototype design for solar heat powered solar cookers as a part of a semester project
  • Class representative at school, college and university levels
  • Have attended various conferences, seminars and workshops, specially related to Renewable Energy Technologies, including Photo Voltaics, Wind and Hydro Power technologies, Solar Thermal Applications, Energy Economics and Policy etc


  • Dr Muhammad Bilal Khan

Principal, NUST-USPCAS E


  • Mr Waqar Ahmad Khan

CEO, Star Hydro Power LTD