ECS Alumni

Job prospects for ECS students:

At ECS graduates work with interdisciplinary topics and research questions in their master’s theses. The topics usually include a combination of technological, economic, social and environmental dimensions using quantitative and/or qualitative methodologies. Given their interdisciplinary skills, ECS graduates are attractive employees in different types of organizations including industry, consultancy, government, multilateral and financial organizations and academia. See below examples of where ECS graduates got their first job.

Katja Åström, 2016

Katja Åström got a position as a Research Engineer at ECS. Her research focused on how to make the electricity consumption of Swedish households more flexible. Later she got a job at the Swedish Energy Agency, where she analyzes energy use in the Swedish end-use sectors. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Amanda Sten, 2016

Amanda Sten got a job as a Construction Engineer at Creanova. Her job is to develop smart and sustainable energy systems for buildings in Sweden.

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Nikhilesh Dharmala, 2015

Nikhilesh Dharmala got a position as Product Manager at an NGO called SELCO Foundation in Bangalore, India. His work comprises identification and support for communities to address energy access and education needs. 

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Dennis Dreier, 2015

Dennis Dreier has got a Ph.D. position at the Department of Energy Technology. His research focuses on the optimization and analysis of transport systems having city buses with advanced powertrains in operation.

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Ibrahim Sabah, 2014

Ibrahim Sabah got a job in Goldbeck Solar GmbH as Sales Engineer/Site manager and is working with Solar power plant installation in Turkey.

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James Kong-Win Chang, 2013

James Kong-Win Chang got a PhD position in Chemical Engineering at the University of Sherbrooke, Québec, in Canada. His research topic is the development of an economic process for converting cellulose to glucose in the context of ethanol production.

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Azemeraw Tadesse Mengistu, 2013

Azemeraw Tadesse Mengistu got a job as a lecturer in areas related to Renewable Energy Systems and Industrial Engineering at Dire Dawa Institute of Technology, Ethiopia.

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Maria Xylia, 2013

Maria Xylia got a PhD position at ECS with focus on energy policy in a Swedish and European context. She is engaged in research projects related to the industrial sector and public transport.

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Bharadwaj Kummamuru Venkata, 2013

Bharadwaj V Kummamuru got a job as a Project Officer at World Bioenergy Association (WBA) in Stockholm, Sweden. He is currently analysing the potential and use of bioenergy at global as well as regional level.

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Yacob Hiben, 2013

Yacob Hiben got a job as a lecturer in topics related to renewables at Mekelle University, Ethiopian Institute of Technology-Mekelle.

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Victor Samuel, 2013

Victor Samuel got a job as solution engineer in Contained Energy Indonesia, a sustainable energy solution provider. He investigates the situation and needs of solar photovoltaic and heat pump systems, designs the system proposals, plans and leads the installations.

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Caroline Saul, 2013

Caroline Saul got a job at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Research (Eawag) studying business model innovation for infrastructure services in low-income countries, including the the water, sanitation, and energy sectors. This work is carried out in pursuit of a PhD in Service Management from Karlstad University.

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Zereay Tessema Aragaw, 2012

Zereay got a job in commercial real estate company CBRE Inc. in USA as Assistant Project Manager. He is work is related with Green Building with main emphasis on energy reduction, energy efficiency and clean power development.

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Christian Nathaniel, 2012

Christian Nathaniel got a job at an international EPCM (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management) engineering design firm. His work is mainly related to offshore oil and gas projects in Trinidad and Tobago.

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Ankit Singhal, 2012

Ankit Singhal got a job at KPMG-India with issues related to climate change, environmental and social concerns as well as assessment, assurance and development of corporate sustainability.

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Francesco Fuso Nerini, 2012

Francesco Fuso Nerini got a job as a research intern at the division of Energy Systems Analysis (dESA) at KTH, working with energy access using a bottom up approach and responsible for the Sustainable Energy For All program at dESA.

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Teshome Bekele Kotu, 2012

Teshome Bekele Kotu got a job as an assistant lecturer at the Bahir Dar University in Ethiopia.

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Mehmet Bulut, 2012

Mehmet Bulut got a PhD position in the field of active buildings at the School of Sustainable Development of Society and Technology in Mälardalen University, Sweden. 

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Flávio Freitas, 2012

Flávio Freitas got a job as an international consultant for the Food Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in the project Purchase from Africans for Africa - cooperation between the Brazilian government, World Food Programme, and FAO.

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Paul Faraggi, 2012

Paul Faraggi continued to further deepen his work in the field of Smart Grids at Capgemini Consulting in Paris, working as a consultant in Energy, Sustainability and Environment practice.

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Gabriela Aue, 2011

Gabriela Aue got a job at the environmental consultant company SWECO in Stockholm with Fire Protection and Risk management after graduating from KTH.

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Léo Benichou, 2011

Léo Benichou got a job at a think tank called The Shift Project in Paris. The Shift Project aims at catalyzing the transition to the post-carbon economy targeting big companies and decision makers of any kind.

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Verónica Martínez, 2010

Verónica Martínez got a job as an analyst in the Chilean Renewable Energy Center (CER). The Center manages different support instruments that provide financial incentives to project developers, thus contributing effectively to the development of the Chilean renewable energy industry.

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Matthieu Courboin, 2010

Matthieu Courboin got a job as Investment Officer at CDC Climat in Paris. CDC Climat invests in carbon assets either directly or in the form of innovative carbon funds open to long-term investors aimed at reducing GHG emissions by 25 MtCO2 per year.

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Thibault Caille L'Etienne, 2010

Thibault Caille L’Etienne got a job as Project Manager at CEFT in Valence, France. CEFT develops national and international projects in the field of biogas valorization and leachate treatment (landfills, digesters, water treatment units).

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Boonrod Yaowapruek, 2010

Boonrod Yaowapruek got a job as risk adviser at ABN AMRO Bank, and as carbon analyst at Eneco Energy, which is the largest independent utility in the Netherlands. He is also the founder and director of The Creagy Co., Ltd., an energy and environmental consultancy company operating in Bangkok.

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Dilip Khatiwada, 2008

Dilip Khatiwada was deputed as a senior divisional engineer at the Cottage & Small Industry Training Centre, Ministry of Industry, and Government of Nepal after finishing his MSc. Later he got the opportunity to pursue a PhD at the ECS division. 

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