Fawad Ali

Fawad Ali

My name is Fawad Ali. I'm from Pakistan. I go to the Illinois Institute of Technology where I am a Masters in Chemical Engineering candidate.

What got you interested in sustainability?

Today's world is facing great threat of conventional energy depletion. In addition to this problem, global warming and green house effect have divert the attention towards alternate source of energy. Hence, It brings an interest towards sustainable solution of these problem.  

What sustainability, energy, and mobility issues are important to you?

Well, I am most concerned with pollution issues due to conventional energy sources. 

What exciting projects/research are you working on now?

Currently, I'm on summer break enjoying vacation...... No projects....

What are your plans for the next five years?

In next five years, I would love to do projects of renewable sustainable energy sources like solar etc.

What made you want to apply to SISE?

Sustainability is future so as my future and therefore, SISE is the platform where I could ignite the spark to purse my career in sustainability. 

What are you most looking forward to doing in the city?

Currently, I'm living in Chicago, so the attractions I would recommend to my SISE fellows are Navy Pier, Sky Deck of  Willis Tower (where anyone could enjoy sight seeing view of  Chicago from top), and of course, Museum of science & technology. I would suggest everyone not to miss the Chicago-style deep dish pizza......  

Do you like cats? If not, are you willing to learn to like cats?

Yes! I do like cats. Unfortunately, I don't have any cat currently, but I would love to learn about them.