Mirza Humayun Baig is currently working on: The Performance Monitoring and Evaluation of a CIGS-Roof Integrated Photovoltaic System under Real Tropical Environment of Darwin, at the Centre for Renewable Energy (CRE); the commonwealth Low Income Energy Efficiency Project (LIEEP) with Indigenous Essential Services (IES), a subsidiary of Power and Water Corporation. In addition, he is also involved in solar based renewable energy technologies and energy efficiency projects with the centre.
Mirza has completed his Masters in Environmental Management from The School of Environment at Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory in 2014. The courses of his most interest were remote sensing, Geographic Information System (GIS) and statistical methods for environmental impact assessment. His thesis research project was on “The Potential of Concentrating Solar Power for Remote Mine Sites in the NT” with the CRE. In 2011 he received his Masters in Environmental Engineering from Griffith University, Queensland, Australia with an Award on Academic Excellence (received by top 5% students of the year at Griffith University). Mirza has previous industrial experience in the energy sector, also involving alternate sources of energy. Mirza’s areas of interest are renewable energy, environmentally friendly alternate sources of energy, thermal and chemical storage of energy, water and waste water treatment, waste management, cleaner production and eco-efficiency.