Dr. Naveed Arshad is presently Associate Professor and Director of the National Center in Big Data and Cloud Computing (NCBC) at Lahore University of Management Sciences. He is also the founder of Energy Informatics Group (EIG) and Co-Director of LUMS Energy Institute.

His research interests include energy and climate informatics; short-, medium- and long-term forecasting of energy demand, renewable energy generation forecasting for wind and solar resources, demand side management in electric transportation, agricultural, residential, and industrial sectors, energy efficiency, and renewable energy integration in existing building stock.

Dr. Arshad has published close to sixty research articles in top international journals and conferences. He has also authored PRECON, the most comprehensive open residential energy data collection in the world. He is the co-founder of multiple start-up companies in big data, energy analytics and electric vehicle domains. In addition to publishing in top ranked journals and conferences, Dr. Arshad has also authored many reports and white papers for advocacy and evidence-based policy recommendations.

Dr. Arshad has served as consultant to USAID, World Bank Group, GIZ, Energy Department, Hyundai Research, Fatima Group, CPPA and many other national and international agencies.

Title Publication Author Year
Evaluation of single-phase net metering to meet renewable energy targets: A case study from Pakistan Energy Policy 2023
Optimization of the battery swapping station to power up mobile and stationary loads e-Energy 2022 - Proceedings of the 2022 13th ACM International Conference on Future Energy Systems 2022
Machine learning in state of health and remaining useful life estimation: Theoretical and technological development in battery degradation modelling Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2022
Soft Load Shedding Based Demand Control of Residential Consumers Electronics (Switzerland) 2022
Estimating Battery State of Health using Machine Learning 2022 10th International Conference on Smart Grid and Clean Energy Technologies, ICSGCE 2022 2022
A data-driven approach to reduce electricity theft in developing countries Utilities Policy 2021
Does Pakistan have enough electricity generation to support massive penetration of electric vehicles? 2021 IEEE Texas Power and Energy Conference, TPEC 2021 2021
Propelling the Penetration of Electric Vehicles in Pakistan by Optimal Placement of Charging Stations ??? Engineering Proceedings 2021
Modelling Residential-Scale Consumer Demographics using Monthly Electricity Consumption Data 2021 IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference, EPEC 2021 2021
Past Vector Similarity for Short Term Electrical Load Forecasting at the Individual Household Level IEEE Access 2021
Fair Allocation Based Soft Load Shedding Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing 2021
Complementing hydroelectric power with floating solar PV for daytime peak electricity demand Renewable Energy 2020
Interval forecasting of hourly electricity spot prices using rolling window based gaussian process regression 2020 2nd International Conference on Smart Power and Internet Energy Systems, SPIES 2020 2020
Economic and Environmental Impact of Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Integration in an Intermittent Utility Grid 2020 2nd International Conference on Smart Power and Internet Energy Systems, SPIES 2020 2020
Economic Analysis of using Distributed Energy Storage for Frequency Regulation e-Energy 2020 - Proceedings of the 11th ACM International Conference on Future Energy Systems 2020
Design of Solar-Wind Hybrid Power System by using Solar-Wind Complementarity Proceedings of 2020 4th International Conference on Green Energy and Applications, ICGEA 2020 2020
Short term load forecasting on PRECON dataset 2019 International Conference on Advances in the Emerging Computing Technologies, AECT 2019 2020
Towards Developing a Large Distributed Energy Storage using a Weighted Batteries Scheduling Scheme IEEE Access 2020
Optimized power system planning for base transceiver station (BTS) based on minimized power consumption and cost 8th International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, ICRERA 2019 2019
Short term load forecasting using smart meter data e-Energy 2019 - Proceedings of the 10th ACM International Conference on Future Energy Systems 2019
PRECON: Pakistan residential electricity consumption dataset e-Energy 2019 - Proceedings of the 10th ACM International Conference on Future Energy Systems 2019
Integrating floating solar PV with hydroelectric power plant: Analysis of Ghazi barotha reservoir in Pakistan Energy Procedia 2019
A Novel Demand Side Management (DSM) technique for electric grids with high renewable energy mix using hierarchical clustering of loads SMARTGREENS 2019 - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems 2019
Poster abstract: Towards developing a large energy store using small scale distributed batteries BuildSys 2018 - Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Systems for Built Environments 2018
Economic dispatch incorporating the greenness index of energy generation sources e-Energy 2018 - Proceedings of the 9th ACM International Conference on Future Energy Systems 2018