Kušljugić (1955, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina) holds Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering. He is currently a tenure professor in Power Systems Department at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Tuzla, His main research interests are: modelling, analysis and planning of electric power systems, integration of renewable energy resources, energy efficiency and energy management with focus on small and medium size (SME) industrial companies and power systems economics. His areas of expertise also include: design, coordination and management of technical assistance projects in the areas of local / regional economic development, consultancy to SMEs in competitiveness improvement, development of business and innovation technology support structures, energy transition policy planning on national and regional levels.
He is author of five scientific and educational books and more than 50 scientific papers and more than 40 specializes technical studies and policy analyses.
In the period 2001-2005 he was ambassador and permanent representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the United Nations mission in New York. He served as a member of the House of the representatives of the Parliament of Federation of Bosnia (2006-2010) and of the Parliament of Herzegovina and Bosnia (2010-2014).