Dr. Mohammad Alshawaf is an assistant professor of environmental sciences in the department of Environmental Technology Management at Kuwait University since 2014 and a fellow in The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (UK). Mohammad completed his Ph.D at the University of Massachusetts at Boston, his research focuses on using statistical modeling and GIS applications in environmental and natural resource management. Particularly he is interested in gaining insights into the interconnections between the environment, policy, and economics. Recently his work focuses on the challenges of integrating solar energy in arid climates. Additionally, he
is currently working with a team of researchers from Poland on the implementation of circular economy, mainly waste and waste to energy, in Kuwait.