Dr. Shakeel S. Jajja wins CPEC Research Grant



In 2022, the project Electrification – A Step Towards Sustainable Mobility in Pakistan secured an HEC grand under the CPEC-Collaborative Research Grant initiative. Commenting on the grant, Honorary Dean SDSB, Dr. Alnoor Bhimani, said, “The HEC grant will assist the team of researchers from SDSB and Zhejiang University to advance an important line of research: EV technology-based transportation is reshaping the world. Pakistan must be part of that conversation, and this research will directly speak to supply chain issues and business model enhancement tied to EV. Congratulations to Drs. Shakeel, Usman and Zahoor on undertaking this important research and being awarded this grant.”

Dr. Jajja is the Principal Investigator (PI) and the project’s key team members from SDSB are Dr. Raja Usman Khalid and Emeritus Professor Dr. Syed Zahoor Hassan. The project’s collaboration is with Zhejiang University’s School of Management.