Warda Ajaz is a Fulbright Scholar from Pakistan. She joined the Public Policy PhD program in 2015, with an aim of studying different aspects of energy policies. She is particularly interested in exploring options for decentralized energy systems in developing countries. She is an Environmental Engineering graduate from the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan, with a Master’s degree in Energy Systems Engineering from the same. She is working with Dr. Boudet on her PhD research project regarding feasibility of community-level decentralized energy systems.