Myirinkway Herve Univ Pittsburgh 01

Who are you?

  • PES Scholar - 2014
  • Electrical Engineering 2015
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Power Concentration
  • Nuclear Engineering Certificate
Why did you choose to study engineering and the power engineering field?

I chose to study engineering because I have always been fascinated with how things work and how they fit together. Electrical Engineering has provided me with the common link to almost every process in existence today. Power requirements. It is fascinating to see what can and can't be done because of the power required and how to respond to such challenges with power analysis studies and power electronic innovations.

What do you love about the power engineering field? What excites you about being involved in the PE field?

I love that there is still so much that can be done in this field. Some of which is of monumental impact to the way we live our lives today, In addition to power generation, better storage and fast and efficient distribution will revolutionize the energy industry.

How has being selected as a PES Scholar impacted you?

Being a PES Scholar has opened a variety of networking opportunities in the industry and means of learning about current ground breaking projects as well as understanding the Power and Energy industry in general.

January 2015