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Engr. Akif Zia Khan
Lecturer
U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E)

USPCAS-E
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
USPCAS-E, SMME Building West Wing, NUST, Sector H-12, Islamabad
Tel : +92-51-90855271

Specialization
Electric Power Systems

Education
BE Electrical Engineering (NUST), MS Electrical Power Systems. (NCEPU,China)

  • M.S.Engineering in Electrical Power Systems and Its Automation, North China Electric Power University, China
  • B.E (Electrical Engineering), NUST, 

Engr. Akif Zia Khan works as Lecturer at the Centre for Energy Systems (CES), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST). Previously he has worked as research associate at State Key Laboratory of Alternate Electric Power System with Renewable Energy at North China Electric Power University, China from 09/11 to 04/14. 

Professional Affiliation:

PEC Registered Engineer (R.E)
IEEE,USA (Member)
IEEE Power and Energy Society (Member)
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Engr. Akif Zia Khan currently focuses towards the following research areas of electrical power systems 

  • Generation Expansion Planning considering Renewables
  • Grid Integration issues of Renewables
  • Integration of Conventional grids with Smart Grids
  • Power electronic converters used in Wind Turbines
  • Khan, Akif Zia, Sun Yingyun, and Ahsan Ashfaq. "Generation expansion planning considering externalities for large scale integration of renewable energy." In Intelligent Energy and Power Systems (IEPS), 2014 IEEE International Conference on, pp. 135-140. IEEE, 2014.
  • Khan, Akif Zia, Sun Yingyun, Ahsan Ashfaq, and Sarmad Majeed Malik. "Generation Expansion Planning Considering the Equilibrium Between System Reliability and Cost: A Pakistani Case Study." In 2nd Intl' Conference on Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics (ICAESAM’2014) May 4-5, 2014 Istanbul (Turkey)
  • Malik, Sarmad Majeed, Sun Yingyun, and Akif Zia Khan. "Implementation of intelligent AGC in PSAT for optimal use in Smart Grids." In Intelligent Energy and Power Systems (IEPS), 2014 IEEE International Conference on, pp. 186-191. IEEE, 2014.
  • Rafique, Syed Furqan, Z. Y. Xu, and Akif Zia Khan. "Improved ANN based impedance estimator for phase to ground faults in UHV transmission line." In Intelligent Energy and Power Systems (IEPS), 2014 IEEE International Conference on, pp. 110-115. IEEE, 2014.
  • Ashfaq, Ahsan, Sun Yingyun, and Akif Zia Khan. "Optimization of economic dispatch problem integrated with stochastic demand side response." In Intelligent Energy and Power Systems (IEPS), 2014 IEEE International Conference on, pp. 116-121. IEEE, 2014.
  • A​shfaq, Ahsan, and Akif Zia Khan. "Optimization of Economic Load Dispatch Problem by Linear Programming Modified Methodology." In 2nd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering and Technology (ICETET'2014), May 30-31, 2014 London (UK)