Dr. Aziz is currently an Associate Professor at the Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. He received B. Eng., M. Eng., and D. Eng. degrees from Kyushu University, Japan, in 2004, 2006 and 2008, respectively, in the field of mechanical engineering. He was working previously as associate professor (2015-2019) and assistant professor (2011-2015) at Tokyo Institute of Technology, a researcher at Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo (2009-2011), mechanical designer at Seiko Epson Corp. (2008-2009), and lecturer at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (2007-2008). In April 2019, he moved to The University of Tokyo holding the current position. His general research areas are advanced energy conversion systems. His research interest includes power generation, renewable energy utilization, process modeling, smart grid, electric vehicle, battery, and hydrogen production and utilization. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed journals (published and in press), 16 books and book chapters, and more than 200 proceedings. In addition, he is also active as a reviewer for more than 50 distinguished journals related to energy research.