Portrait of Osamah Alsayegh

Osamah Alsayegh

Visiting Research Scholar


Osamah Alsayegh, Ph.D., is a visiting research scholar at the Center for Energy Studies and the Edward P. Djerejian Center for the Middle East. He is also a research scientist at the Energy and Building Research Center at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR). He was the executive director of the Energy and Building Research Center, acting executive director of the Environment and Life Sciences Research Center at KISR and a technical coordinator in the former Kuwait National Nuclear Energy Committee. Alsayegh has been leading and participating in national energy system planning and strategy development projects since 2000 including the development of a National Strategy for the Exploitation of Renewable Energy, Shagaya Renewable Energy Park (Phase-1), the Development of Sustainable National Energy White Paper, and the Kuwait Energy Outlook Program. Alsayegh received his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in electrical engineering in 1990, 1995 and 1999, respectively. He is a member of the Kuwait Society of Engineers and the International Association for Energy Economics.

Contact at oa18@rice.edu.