NUST’s institute, “U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy” was established with the aim to focus on applied research relevant to Pakistan’s energy needs and serve as a bridge between the government, industry, academia and to undertake sustainable policy formulation. USPCAS-E, NUST is a partnership between the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad; University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar (UET-P); and U.S. partner Arizona State University (ASU).

The core mission of USPCAS-E is to efficiently address and implement the E3 criteria (Energy, Environment and Economy) for sustainable societal development. USPCAS-E, NUST emphasis areas are alternative energy technologies e.g. Solar Thermal, Solar PV, Wind Power, Biofuels, Clean Coal Technologies, Smart Grids, Green Buildings, Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Energy Efficiency, and Gas Turbines, etc. Center is very well equipped with state-of-the art research lab facilities in the above mentioned areas; our faculty is well trained and is alumni of world leading universities.

To strengthen industry-academia linkages, Center has established national and international partnerships with leading industries/universities and formally signed MoUs; the core concept is to bringing together the best minds in academia, government and the business community to produce research solutions to some of Pakistan’s greatest challenges in energy sector and to provide cost-effective and sustainable solutions to problems facing by industrial sector of Pakistan through our research and program design. USPCASE faculty has undertaken various projects from national and international organizations such as HEC, PSF, World Bank, UNIDO, Fauji Fertilizers Co Ltd.