Misghina Zerai Habtemariam is from Eritrea where he obtained a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering with First Class Honours. He has been accepted at the University of Twente in the Netherlands to study for a Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Technology. He looks forward to returning to his country to work on providing energy to the rural community.
Md. Asaduzzaman Shoeb is from Bangladesh where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, graduating with Distinction. He worked as a lecturer at the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department at Stamford University, Bangladesh. He will study for two years at the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden in the Master of Environmental Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems program.
Tamuno Nengiye-Ofori Lawson is from Nigeria where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in microbiology and received the dean’s honour award. She will pursue her studies in biotechnology at Bangor University, UK. She is committed to returning to her country.
Shuai Zhang is from China. She has a Bachelor of Management in Environmental Economics from the School of Environment & Administration at Renmin University of China. She has been accepted at the Nicolas School of the Environment at Duke University, USA, to study for a Master of Environmental Management, focused on Energy and Environment.
Mattewos Tefferi is from Ethiopia where he obtained a Bachelor in Electrical and Electronics Engineering with great distinction. He will be studying for a Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Technology at the University of Twente, the Netherlands. He also worked on a small hydro/PV hybrid power system, designing and modelling the integrated PV station. He is committed to returning to his country.
Laksita Gayuhaningtyas is from Indonesia where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in physics engineering, graduating as the best student on her program. She has worked in several energy audit projects. She will be studying for a Master in Sustainable Energy Technology at Technische Universiteit Eindhoven in the Netherlands. She is committed to returning to her country to develop a non-profitable and complimentary school (learning place) in some rural areas with the main focus on the development of sustainable and renewable energy.