Executive Director - Energy & Building Research Center
Mr Alhajraf is the Executive Director of the Energy and Building Research Center at Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research. Prior that he served as a Program Manager for Innovative and Renewable Energy research program. Mr Alhajraf has more than 20 years experience in various scientific research fields including clean energy technologies, Renewable Energy Technologies, feasibility studies, environment rehabilitation, air quality assessment, and numerical modeling.
Since 2001, Mr. Alhajraf managed and executed more than 31 client research projects and participated in many others. He also participated as a key member of many scientific and organising committees of several national and regional conferences, workshops and symposiums. Currently, Mr. Alhajraf is executing the Shagaya Renewable Energy Initiative, founded in 2010 to lead Kuwait to generate 15% of its power demand from renewable resources by 2030.
He holds a Phd in Mechanical Engineering from Cranfield University, UK