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Name Dr. Intisar Ali Sajjad
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Electrical Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification PhD
Specialization Smart Grids, Smart Buildings, Demand Side Management, Renewable Energy, Probabilistic Modeling and simulation
Phone No +92 51 9047554
Cell No +923361566911
Fax No +92 51 9047420
Email [email protected]
  • PhD Electrical Engineering, Politecnico Di Torino, Italy (2015)
  • MSc Electrical Engineeering, Specialization in Power, University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila   (2011)
  • B.Sc. Electrical (Power) Engineering (Gold Medalist), University of Engineering & Technology Lahore    (2007)
  • Demand Side Management
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Business Modeling for Smart (mini) Grids
  • AI Applications in Power Systems
  1. H.A. Muqeet, A. Ahmad, I.A. Sajjad, R. Liaqat, A.R. Naqvi, M.M. Iqbal and L. Martirano, “Benefits of Distributed Energy and Storage System in Prosumer Based Electricity Market,” IEEE Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering and I&CPS Europe, Italy, 2019 (accepted).
  2. M. Awais, R. Sundararajan, I.A. Sajjad, S.S. Haroon, S. Amin, H. Shaukat and M.A. Nasir, “Investigation on optimal filler loadings for dielectric strength enhancement of epoxy/ [email protected] nanocomposite,” Materials Research Express, vol.6, no. 6, 2019.
  3. S. Latif, S. Amin, S.S. Haroon and I.A. Sajjad, “Self-healing materials for electronic applications: An overview,” Materials Research Express, vol.6, no. 6, 2019.
  4. Waqas ur Rehman, I.A. Sajjad and M. Faisal Nadeem Khan, “Assessment of Demand Flexibility Potential of Residential Consumers in Pakistan,” 2nd International Conference on Energy Conservation and Efficiency (ICECE), 2018, pp. 77 – 85.
  5. H. Jamal, M. Waseem, I.A. Sajjad, A. Anjum and M. Saleem, “Low-Cost Feedback Control Thermal Protection System for 3-Phase Distribution Transformer Using Microcontroller,” IEEE International Conference on Smart Energy Grid Engineering (SEGE), 2018, pp. 200 – 204.
  6. M. Waseem, I.A. Sajjad, R. Napoli and G. Chicco, “Seasonal Effect on the Flexibility Assessment of Electrical Demand,” 53rd Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), Glasgow, 2018, pp. 1-
  7. Anum Abid, Tahir Nadeem Malik, Farah Abid, I.A. Sajjad, “Dynamic Economic Dispatch Incorporating Photovoltaic and Wind Generation using Hybrid FPA with SQP,” IETE Journal of Research, 2018. DOI:10.1080/03772063.2018.1483748
  8. M. Faisal Nadeem Khan, Tahir Nadeem Malik, I.A. Sajjad, “Impact of Time Varying Load Models on PV DG Planning,” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 2018, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 1 – 20.
  9. N. Majeed, S.S. Haroon, S. Hassan, S. Amin, I.A. Sajjad, A. Waqar, M. Amir, M. Yaqoob, I. Alam, “Multiple Fuel Machines Power Economic Dispatch using Stud Differential Evolution,” Energies, 2018, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 1 – 20.
  10. I.A. Sajjad, M. Manganelli, L. Martirano, R. Napoli, G. Chicco and G. Parise, “Net-Metering Benefits for Residential Customers: The Economic Advantages of a Proposed User-Centric Model in Italy,” IEEE Industry Applications Magazine, 2018, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 39 – 49.
  11. M. Umar Afzaal, I.A. Sajjad, L. Martirano, “Weibull Distribution Model for the Characterization of Aggregate Load Patterns,” IEEE 18th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering and 2nd Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Europe (EEEIC), Palermo, Italy, pp. 1 – 5, 2018.
  12. M. Waseem, I.A. Sajjad, L. Martirano, “Probabilistic Assessment of Electrical Demand Flexibility Using Smart Meter’s Data for Aggregate Customers,” 1st Latin American Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (LA SDEWES), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, pp. 1 – 17, 2018.
  13. Waqas Ur Rehman, I.A. Sajjad, T.N. Malik, L. Martirano, M. Manganelli, “Economic Analysis of Net Metering Regulations for Residential Consumers in Pakistan,” 17th IEEE International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC), 2017, Milan, Italy, pp. 1 – 6, 2017.
  14. M. Waseem, I.A. Sajjad, L. Martirano, M. Manganelli, “Flexibility Assessment Indicator for Aggregate Residential Demand,” 17th IEEE International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC), 2017, Milan, Italy, pp. 1 – 5, 2017.
  15. I.A. Sajjad, G. Chicco and R. Napoli, “Definitions of Demand Flexibility for Aggregate Residential Loads,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2016, vol. 7, no.6, pp. 2633 – 2643.
  16. H.A. Bhutta, M. Tariq, U.A. Hamdani, H. Mansoor and I.A. Sajjad, “ANNs Based Solution to Short Term Load Forecasting & Influencing Parameters,” International Conference on Engineering & Emerging Technologies (ICEET), pp. 1 – 5, 2016.
  17. H.A. Bhutta, M. Tariq, A. Qarni, I.A. Sajjad, “LFRT, A MATLAB Toolbox for Load Forecast & Assessment of Additional Capacity for an Electrical Power System,” International Conference on Engineering & Emerging Technologies (ICEET), pp. 1 – 6, 2016.
  18. I.A. Sajjad, R. Napoli, G. Chicco, L. Martirano, “A Conceptual Framework for the Business Model of Smart Grids,” 16th IEEE International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC), pp. 1 – 5, 2016.
  19. I.A. Sajjad, G. Chicco and R. Napoli, “Probabilistic generation of time-coupled aggregate residential demand patterns,” IET Generation Transmission & Distribution, 2015, vol. 9, no. 9, pp. 789 – 797.
  20. I.A. Sajjad, G. Chicco and R. Napoli, “Demand Flexibility Time Intervals for Aggregate Residential Load Patterns," IEEE PowerTech 2015, Eindhoven, pp. 1-6, 2015.
  21. I.A. Sajjad, M. Manganelli, R. Napoli, L. Martirano, G. Chicco, G. Parise, “Net Metering Benefits for Residential Buildings: A Case Study in Italy,” IEEE 15th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC), pp. 1647 – 1652, 2015.
  22. R. Napoli and I.A. Sajjad, “Smart Business for Smart (mini) Grids,” BiT's 2nd Annual World Congress on EnergyWise, 2014, pp. 1-5.
  23. I.A. Sajjad, G. Chicco and R. Napoli, “A Statistical Analysis of Sampling Time and Load Variations for Residential Load Aggregations,” 11th IEEE International Multi Conference on Systems, Signals and Devices, pp. 1-6, 2014.
  24. I.A. Sajjad, A. Rasool, and G. Chicco,” Potential of Residential Demand Flexibility – Italian Scenario,” 11th IEEE International Multi Conference on Systems, Signals and Devices, pp. 1-6, 2014.
  25. I.A. Sajjad, G. Chicco and R. Napoli, “Effect of Aggregation Level and Sampling Time on Load Variation Profile – A Statistical Analysis,” 17th IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference, Beirut, Lebanon, pp. 208 – 212, 2014.
  26. I.A. Sajjad, R. Napoli and G. Chicco, “Future Business Model for Cellular Microgrids,” 4th International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design (BMSD), Luxembourg, pp. 209 – 216, 2014.
  27. I.A. Sajjad, G. Chicco and R. Napoli, “A Probabilistic Approach to Study the Load Variations in Aggregated Residential Load Patterns,” 18th Power Systems Computation Conference, Wroclaw, Poland, pp. 1-7, 2014.
  28. I.A. Sajjad, G. Chicco, R. Napoli and T.N. Malik, “A new sequential VB-VB approach for economic dispatch of thermal generation units with convex/non-convex cost characteristics,” Proc. Of IEEE International Conference on Technological Advances in Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering (TAEECE), 2013, pp. 471-476.
  29. G. Chicco, P. Di Leo, E. Pons, R. Napoli, I.A. Sajjad and A. Russo, “Demand Flexibility and Load Control Actions”, 2nd IEEE EnergyCon Conference and Exhibition, 2012, pp 1103-1110.
Smart and Sustainable Insular Electricity Grids Under Large-Scale Renewable Integration (SiNGULAR)
    - European Comission FP7 Project
http://www.singular-fp7.eu/home/
  • Director, Postgraduate Studies, Electrical Engineering Department.
  • Convener, Final Year Projects Committee, Electrical Engineering Department.
  • Member, Central Library Committee.
  • Member, Undergraduate Admission Committee.
  • Member, Program Committee for Electrical Engineering Department. 
  • Advisor, Student Consultation and Counseling Society.
  • Member of Consultancy - Testing Services cell, EED, UET Taxila.
  • Development of Power Systems Lab. in Electrical Engineering Department.
  • University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila       Dec. 2008 to date
  • National Engineering & Scientific Commission         Nov. 2007 to Dec. 2008
  • University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore       July 2007 t0 Nov. 2007
  1. IEEE
  2. IEEE Power and Energy Society (IEEE PES)
  3. Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
  4. PEI

Undergraduate Level

  • Instrumentation & Measurement      
  • Power System Operation & Control    
  • Power System Protection               
  • Power System Analysis                  
  • Introduction to power Engineering               
  • Electrical Engineering   
  • Power Distribution and Utilization
  • Electrical Power Transmission         

Postgraduate Level

  • Power Distribution Engineering
  • Power Distribution Control and Automation
  • Modeling and Simulation of Power System Components
  • Smart Grid
  • Advanced Power System Analysis
  1. Assistant Manager (Tech.) at NESCOM (2007 - 2008)
  2. Lecturer (2008 - 2015)
  3. Assistant Professor (2015 - Present) 

- Best paper Finalist Award at 17th IEEE MELECON 2014

- Award of Gold Medal on the basis of overall best performance in B.Sc. Electrical Engineering from UET Lahore.

  • Workshop on "Teaching the Teachers-Basic Circuit Theory" at LUMS
  • Workshop on " Project Management" at NESCOM

Power and Energy Research Group