Mahsa Saghaei

Industry PhD project title: Fast-track to Net Zero Carbon buildings RACE University and Industry partners: University of New South Wales, Buildings Alive Previous education and work background: Bachelor of Industrial Engineering with focus on planning and analysis of systems MSc of Industrial Engineering with focus on optimization Some years of professional work experience as R&D […]

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Rubaiath E Ulfath

Industry PhD project title: Optimising the total cost of owning and operating centralised chilled water plants. RACE University and Industry partners: RMIT University, Exergenics (Industry Partner). Previous education and work background: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Computer Science & Engineering. What attracted you to the RACE Industry PhD? I am intrigued by the project of […]

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Javad Salehpour

Industry PhD project title: Artificial Intelligence for management of electric vehicles and vehicle to grid (V2G) resources optimisation RACE University and Industry partners: University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and Planet Ark Power Previous education and work background: Master degree in Power Systems with background in power systems operation, planning, reliability, and modernisation. What attracted you […]

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Asaad Makhalfih

Industry PhD project title: Coordinated dynamic hosting capacity with photovoltaics, storage batteries and electric vehicles using artificial intelligence-based techniques RACE University and Industry partners: University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and Zepben Previous education and work background: MSc Power Electronics and Drives BSc Energy Engineering What attracted you to the RACE Industry PhD? In general, industrial […]

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Kaige Wang

Industry PhD project title: Maximising renewable energy for water corporations through machine learning, peer-to-peer trading and demand management RACE University and Industry partners: RMIT University and Sydney Water Previous education and work background: Master of Information Technology at RMIT University Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) (Honours) at RMIT University Bachelor of Building Environment and […]

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Xian-Long Lee (Johnson)

Industry PhD project title: Smart Charging Strategies for EVs in Smart Grids RACE University and Industry partners: Monash University and Enzen Previous education and work background: Bachelor of Information Technology Master of Electrical Engineering I worked as a Database Engineer, where I am responsible for managing Oracle Database and Microsoft Database. I also worked as […]

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Benjamin James

Industry PhD project title: Increasing DER hosting capacity while reducing costs and enhancing energy system resilience. RACE University and Industry partners: Curtin University and Planet Ark Power. Previous education and work background: Education: Bachelor of Mechanical and Sustainable Energy Engineering at the University of Adelaide (Honours). Work: Three years at Pitronot Solarim in Israel as […]

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Ramith Deelaka Wimalaratna

Industry PhD project title: Innovative tariffs and demand response potential for residential and industrial customers RACE University and Industry partners: Griffith University and Ausgrid Previous education and work background: · Master Of Science In Renewable Energy Engineering From University Of Aberdeen (Uk) · Master Of Business Administration In International Business (MBA) From University Of The […]

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Ayesha Kaleem

Industry PhD project title: Portable green hydrogen solutions for households RACE University and Industry partners: Curtin University and Plico (Starling Energy Group) Previous education and work background: Bachelor of Science (BS): Electrical Computer Engineering, Master of Science: Electrical Engineering. What attracted you to the RACE Industry PhD? I have a personal interest in green energy […]

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