Dr Aziz is working as Electronics Engineer in the School of Engineering and Information Technology Technical Support Group at UNSW Canberra. He completed a Bachelor and Master degree in Electronics with distinction at the University of Peshawar in 2002. He further completed MSc in Communication Engineering at the University of Manchester in 2004. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering in 2017 from Auckland University of Technology, for the development of advance controller for Photovoltaic based renewable energy systems.
Before joining UNSW in Oct 2018, Dr Aziz worked as a Lecturer for seven years at Unitec Institute of Technology where he was course co-ordinator for Electronic Circuits Design, Renewable Energy and Smart Grids, Power Engineering, Sensors and Wireless Communication and taught several other courses in the EE program. Dr Aziz has great interest and passion for teaching with particular interest in linking engineering theory with real-world applications. He is a great advocate of practice-oriented, lifelong learning and interdisciplinary approach to teaching.
Dr Aziz is an experienced Electronics Design Engineer who has worked for various multinational companies in the UK including Randox Laboratories Ltd (Northern Ireland) where he worked on designing detection systems for medical devices; ENER-G Combined Power Ltd (Manchester) where he worked on the controller development for the co-generation plants. He also worked at the Ignite Technology Fund as manager project evaluation where he was responsible for technically and financially evaluating research and development proposals for funding. In New Zealand, he worked at Audio Engineering Ltd, where he prototyped and commercialized multi-zone audio amplifiers and touch screen display for home automation. He is currently working as Electronics Engineer at the Canberra campus of UNSW Australia.