NUST invites call for proposals to all researchers / faculty / scholars of HEC recognized Universities all over the Pakistan willing to prepare research proposals in the following research areas:-
The U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E) at NUST working with Arizona State University (ASU) is a new initiatives funded by the USAID to address the challenges faced by the energy sector in Pakistan. The strategic goals are to formulate energy centers to develop new curriculum, research, work force, and training students in the energy area. The objective of the research proposals is to develop projects in the areas that will have direct impact on the Pakistan energy economy, industry, utilities, and workforce. NUST strongly encourage partnerships with industry, utility companies, and government / NGO agencies for research support, matching funds, and project directions.
Energy Materials and Devices: Materials, Fuel Cell, Batteries, Solar Cells.
Renewable Energy: Solar, PV, CPV, Biofuels, Wind power, Hydroelectricity, Solar-thermal, Geothermal, etc
Applied Energy Economics and Analysis: energy economics, modeling of energy system to assist in policy, applied research impact on policy.
Thermal Energy Engineering: Fossil Fuel Thermal, Solar thermal, and related.
A brief document for call for proposal including guidelines is available here: (view.pdf