Sudip Ahikari is from Nepal. He pursued his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering at Kathmandu University. He currently works as a research assistant at the turbine testing laboratory at the University of Kathmandu. Following his studies he wishes to work on a mini grid system to develop a stable system in his country. Mr. Adhikari will pursue a two-year Master in Sustainable Energy Technology at the University of Twente, Netherlands.
Maruf Ahmed is from Bangladesh. He pursued his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the Islamic University of Technology. He will pursue his two-year Master in Energy and Sustainable Development at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. Following his studies, he wishes to develop cheaper solutions for rural inhabitants.
Zeru Berhane is a mechanical engineer from Eritrea with an excellent academic record. He will pursue a Master of Applied Science in Sustainable Energy at Carleton University in Canada. He is strongly committed to the development of his country and will return to Eritrea to promote better energy options for the environment and the rural economy.
Ryan Tulabing is from the Philippines where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the Mindanao State University - Marawi. He currently is a project engineer for Nestle Philippines. Mr. Tulabing will pursue a two-year joint Master in Management and Engineering of Environment and Energy in France. He is committed to returning to the Philippines to help meet the challenges of sustainable energy through the implementation of smart micro-grids supplied with locally renewable energy sources.
Muye Ru is from China where she obtained a Bachelor in Urban Planning and Resource Management. Ms. Ru worked on energy consumption and environmental impact under local FDI Strategies in globalization as part of her bachelor project. She will pursue a two-year Master in Environmental Management at Duke University, USA. Following her studies, she wishes to work on developing think-tanks to provide advice on energy policy making in China.
Maryam Shojaee is from Iran where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering with excellent grades. She will pursue a two-year joint master’s in Management and Engineering of Environment and Energy at the Ecole des Mines de Nantes, France. She intends to return to her country and work on introducing renewable energies like biomass and an alternative source of energy.