Umar Shehzad is an Electronics Engineering graduate from NUST and currently doing his Masters in Computer Science from ITU. He is working in IPAL as Research Assistant on the Water ATM project. He is acting as support engineer and carrying out the collection of user requirements for assisting the development team for deployment. He is also working on real time water quality monitoring module with the aim to potentially revolutionize the water distribution management systems.
He has a keen interest in the field of ICTD and product development for the BOP and is a supporter of maker culture in Pakistan.