2018 DAAD scholarship awardee

Former intern


Mohanad Abdallah has been an intern at RLI from June until August 2018 with the Off-Grid Systems team. His stay was funded by the DAAD Rise award from the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) which offers undergraduate students from North America, Irish and British universities the opportunity to complete a summer research internship at top German universities and research institutions. During his internship, Mohanad helped to create a low carbon development plan for a small island in the Philippines. He is a student at the University of Kentucky in the USA studying Electrical Engineering and Hispanic Studies.

Apart from his work at RLI, Mohanad has worked as a research assistant at the University Of Kentucky Center Of Applied Energy Research and previously interned at Schneider Electric. After graduation, He hopes to work in implementing renewable energy technologies in rural areas and developing countries. He is interested in the development of energy technologies as well as the social and cultural impacts of renewable energy.