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Dominic Banks-Smith

API Scholarship Recipient - Graduated 2023

Dominic Banks-Smith


Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering


Curtin University


Curtin University

"Being part of the power industry means being at the forefront of innovation in technologies that have a very real impact on lives and the environment."

Who am I

I'm a young engineering student based in Perth, WA, currently undertaking my thesis and final semesters of University. Throughout my studies I have sparked a keen interest in renewables and microgrid technologies.

Why I chose a career in power

The power industry is one of the most dynamic and exciting industries moving into the future. The rise in the prevalence of renewables and energy storage make the power sector especially exciting.

Where it all started

Completing a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Curtin University

My work experience.
What's next?

Being involved in renewables projects from design to construction. Additionally, an exposure to working alongside tradespeople through project engineering support work for manufacturing and ongoing site works. Be involved as much as possible in the positive change that is coming to the power industry.

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