Executive Director, Energy and Building Research Center (EBRC), Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
Dr. Alhajraf holds the position as the Executive Director of the Energy and Building Research Center.
He is also the founder and director of the Shagaya Renewable Energy Initiative since 2009. Before this Dr. Alhajraf hold the position of Research Scientist at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research since 2005 and as a Manager for the Innovative and Renewable Energy research program from 2010 to 2013.
Dr. Alhajraf has more than 25 years of experience in various scientific research fields including renewable energy and clean energy technologies and feasibility studies. His experience covers strategic planning, new technology due diligence, fund rising, team formation, project leadership and execution.
He has more than 30 publications in pre reviewed scientific journals and regional/international conferences.
Dr. Alhajraf holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from School of Mechanical Engineering, Cranfield University, England, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from Kuwait University, M.S. in Aerodynamics, Collage of Aeronautics from Cranfield University, England, and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Kuwait University.