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Osama Shehab

Renewable Energy and Power Systems Management
Osama Shehab

'My favourite aspect of the course was its core modules which were delivered by UK Power Networks experts.'

Where are you from?

I am from Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.

What course are you studying?

I study MSc Renewable Energy and Power Systems Management and completed my course in October 2012.

What was your favourite aspect of your course?

My course underlines technical aspects of power generation/transmission, as well as renewable energy management. My favourite aspect of the course was the core modules that were delivered by 'UK Power Networks' experts supported by real time drills and visits to industries.

What was the highlight of your time at City, University of London?

  • Meeting with top professionals in the field
  • Exposure to real time projects
  • Sporting activities
  • Friendly environment
  • Organised trips and leisure activities with great friends

How did City prepare you for your chosen career path?

Highly professional lectures, high quality labs, a resourceful library and maximum research facilities has definitely provided me with in-depth knowledge of power generation and renewable energy.

What is your current job role?

I am working as an Application Engineer for Caterpillar Inc. My primary job role is to design, test and commission the temporary power plants (up to 100 MW) using CAT Power Generators and auxiliaries. Another aspect of my job emphasises on Solar PV Renewable Energy. This includes, designing, integrating and commissioning of solar energy plants using advanced Interver technology for commercial applications.