Mohammed Zeehan Saleheen

Mohammed Zeehan Saleheen

Industry PhD project title: Designing distributed renewable micro-grids for reliability

RACE University and Industry partners: Monash University and PlanetArk Power

Previous education and work background: Bachelor in “Control in Engineering Systems”, Masters in Electrical Engineering,

Work Background – Lead Specialist, Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

What attracted you to the RACE Industry PhD?

The unique opportunity of an industry-led collaborative research approach attracted me the most to RACE Industry PhD. I believe this project will support me to train myself as a skilled individual both in academia and industry.

When you were young, what did you want to be when you were older?

When I was young, I‘d like to be the prime minister of my country.

What do you hope to achieve?

I hope to work to ensure a reliable, secure, and affordable power supply to everyone in the world.

What are you most looking forward to?

For now, I am looking forward to not disappointing my supervisor and my project’s industry partner.

What innovation/change would you like to see in 5-10 years’ time?

In 5-10 years’ time, I would like at least 80% of power to come from clean sources.

Fun fact about you

I can’t stop smiling.

Favourite quote:

“Verily, with every hardship comes ease” (Quran 94:6)