"It's exciting to see the current challenges that present major opportunities for the power industry which will require, different ways of thinking in order to solve, and will help to bring together people from all walks of life to foster a sense of community and curiously moving forward."
API Bursary Recipient (Graduating 2023)
WHO ARE THEY: As a Sustainable Systems Engineering student with a focus on grid systems and smart technologies, I believe I am well positioned to make a meaningful contribution to the power industry.
I have experience working as an ecologist for several councils, which has given me the ability to work with a diverse range of stakeholders and find solutions that benefit all parties involved.
With a curious and problem-solving mindset, I welcome the chance to tackle the challenges of the power industry and contribute to the development of sustainable systems that benefit society and the environment.
KEY STRENGTHS: Problem solving/curiosity, being a team player, communication
WHY CHOOSE THIS DEGREE?
Where it all started for me
Completed High School
What did I end up studying?
Bachelor of Engineering (Sustainable Systems Engineering) (Honours) from RMIT University
Entering the industry
My previous work experience
My work placement experience
Working with Beon Energy solutions during a summer placement. This experience provided me with an insight into the design and construction of electrical infrastructure as well as the critical role that providing new systems to our grid will help to solve the problems of tomorrow.
This experience included meeting a wide array of experts from different fields who are working together to provide innovative solutions for the provision of future energy generation and grid infrastructure services.
What I'm doing now
As an aspiring professional in the power industry, my future work goals are to develop innovative solutions clean energy production, designing and implementing smart grid systems, increasing energy efficiency and contributing to the development of sustainable energy policies.
Ultimately, a major goals is my desire to make a positive impact on the environment, advance the industry through technological innovation, and contribute to the development of a more sustainable future for generations to come.
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