• Primary Program Energy Transitions and Electric Power
  • Research Interests Modernization of electricity infrastructures, energy efficiency, electricity market modeling, Smart Grid, and integration of renewable energy resources


Turki is a research associate focusing on electric power systems modernization and decision-making frameworks. Before joining KAPSARC, he worked for the Advanced Power Engineering Laboratory in Fort Collins, Colorado where he conducted research related to optimizing electricity market deregulation, the economics of Smart Grid, multi-criteria decision-making models, and fuzzy set theory. Prior to that, he worked for Woodward in the U.S. as an economic analyst focusing on the natural gas industry and markets. He also worked for ABB-Saudi Arabia in electric power systems design, protection and control, commissioning, and development.

Turki is a certified modular advanced control (MACH2) engineer for flexible AC transmission systems and a member of the IEEE Power and Energy Society.

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