"Women are half of the society, there are different range of skill sets that they can offer to any industry and energy is an essential one and why should be excluded."
Renewable Energy Integration Design Lead
WHO ARE THEY: Maryam is a registered charted engineer holding MIEAust, CPEng, NER, RPEQ certifications. She is currently Renewable Design Integration Design Lead at Endeavor energy after contributing in senior advisory level in KPMG. She has had diverse exposure across, strategic planning, and conceptual design development to budget delivery. She has coordinated and collaborated in power system analysis, power quality UPS development, Battery Energy Storage Systems BESS, community batteries, Virtual power Plant, frequency control ancillary services (FCAS) and energy aware UPS developments with DNSP, TNSP and AEMO.
Maryam has developed leadership skills to improve the team collaboration with multidisciplinary stakeholders in Energy industry. She applies interpersonal and communication skills to establish strong links across industry. She has earned analytical skills in her PhD thesis, on Mitigation of challenges due to high penetration of renewable sources into distribution grid and very passionate about power systems, modelling and integration studied on community batteries in role of network stabilizers in future energy grid.
KEY STRENGTHS: Power System Analysis, Smart Grid, FCAS, VCAS
WHY CHOOSE THIS DEGREE?
Where it all started for me
I had passion for renewable energy since early stages of my career. ever since I have been on auto navigate in my career journey of renewable energy. Absorbing opportunities and potentials on the way, a scholarship from UNSW to pursue my studies in power system analysis in high presence of renewable sources came my way and I grasped it immediately as it felt so right and aligned with my journey goals.
What did I end up studying?
Studied at University of New South Wales
Entering the industry
The fact that Renewable sources is going to lead and feed out cities is extra exciting by itself and the fact that we are going to have more peaceful co-existing with the nature and mother earth.
My previous work experience
My work placement experience
What I'm doing now
My advice for anyone looking to get into the industry?
Take advantage of as many work placements and industry speakers at API events as possible - so you can get a good understanding of the many areas you can specialise in.
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