Dr. Wahidul Biswas has a PhD in Sustainable Futures from the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. He plans to pursue research at the University of New South Wales, Australia, focusing on the procurement of indigenous renewable energy resources and technologies for purifying water in Bangladesh.
Tania Parveen Urmee holds a Bachelor of Science and a master’s degree in physics from Dhaka University, Bangladesh. She is a master’s student at the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, in the energy program. Ms. Urmee’s research involves the use of photovoltaic technology to supply electricity to disadvantaged areas in Bangladesh.
Aniefiok Etim Bassey is a practising lawyer with two law degrees from universities in Nigeria. He is undertaking a Master of Laws Program in Energy and Environment at Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, USA. His research centres on sustainable energy approaches to the exploration and development of energy resources in Nigeria.
Tuan Viet Do has a bachelor’s degree in architecture engineering from the Hanoi Architectural University, Vietnam. He is currently a master’s student at University College, London, England, in the Environmental Design and Engineering program. Mr. Do’s research focuses on project and implementation planning in the field of sustainable and efficient energy in buildings.
Cecilia Espinosa Murga holds a degree in industrial engineering from Escuela Militar de Ingenieria, La Paz, Bolivia, and is currently a master’s student at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland. Her research will examine the pressures of globalisation on weak economies and solutions to overcome these pressures.