Hafiz Ahsan Said received the Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from UET Taxila, Pakistan. He then graduated as MS in Electrical Engineering from the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan. Ahsan completed his PhD in COER on grid integration aspects of wave energy in 2023.  Currently, Ahsan is working as a postdoctoral researcher focusing on improving the economic performance of wave energy systems through control methods as part of the SFI SeaChange project.