Research Assistant
University College Cork
May 2023 — Present | Cork, IE
Project: H-Wind – Hydrogen from Offshore Wind
Funding: Science Foundation Ireland, ESB, DP Energy, Gas Networks Ireland, and Equinor

Research Assistant
University College Cork
May 2022 — May 2023 | Cork, IE
Project: ClimAg – Multifactorial causes of fodder crises in Ireland and risks due to climate change
Funding: Environmental Protection Agency – Climate Change Research Programme; Higher Education Authority – COVID-19 research support scheme

Research Fellow
University of Stavanger
Apr 2018 — Apr 2020 | Stavanger, NO
Project: ENSYSTRA – ENergy SYStems in TRAnsition in the North Sea Region
Funding: European Union – Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme – Marie Skłodowska‐Curie Actions


MSc in Geographical Information Systems
University of Aberdeen
2021 — 2022 | Aberdeen, UK
Dissertation in collaboration with Community Energy Scotland: “Mapping the impacts of a proposed offshore wind development plan on Isle of Lewis communities”

MSc in Renewable Energy Engineering
Heriot-Watt University
2016 — 2017 | Edinburgh, UK
Industry-based dissertation in collaboration with Natural Power: “Specification of ‘normal’ wind turbine operating behaviour for rapid anomaly detection: through the use of machine learning algorithms”

BEng in Mechanical & Energy Engineering
Heriot-Watt University
2013 — 2016 | Edinburgh, UK

Technical Skills

  • Programming: I have expertise in Python with four years of experience in model development and data analysis. I publish all of my models, analysis, and Jupyter Notebooks under open licences on GitHub. I have intermediate skills in R and SQL. I have peer reviewed several scientific software packages for the Journal of Open Source Software.

  • Geosciences: I am proficient in ArcGIS products, QGIS, GDAL, and Python for spatial analysis, image processing, cartography, WebGIS, and automation. I have extensively handled scientific, vector, and raster data formats (including netCDF, GRIB, topography, and remote sensing data). I am familiar with geospatial data standards.

  • Documentation: I am proficient in the Microsoft Office suite, including Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, and Word documents. I can typeset documents in LaTeX. I maintain a personal website, which requires HTML, CSS, and JavaScript skills.

  • Operating Systems: I am familiar with Linux and Microsoft Windows, including their native command‐line interfaces and shell scripts, as well as Windows Subsystem for Linux.

Language Skills

  • English: Fluent
  • Malay: Fluent
  • Tamil: Intermediate
  • Norwegian (Bokmål): Basic; completed the A1 Norwegian Course for Foreigners with Higher Education (Norsk for voksne innvandrere) in Stavanger in 2019
  • Irish: Basic; completed the Beginners’ Course in Spoken Irish (Cúrsa do Thosnaitheoirí sa Ghaeilge Labhartha) in Cork in 2023


  • Research Skills Training Programme (Continuing Professional Development) – University College Cork, IE (2023)
  • Cartography. – Esri, Online (2022)
  • Career Mentoring Programme – University of Aberdeen, UK (2021)
  • Energy Law, Policy, Planning & Governance – University of Groningen, NL (2019)
  • Mathematics for Machine Learning Specialisation – Imperial College London on Coursera, Online (2019)
  • Energy Economics: Markets, Investment & Business – University of Edinburgh, UK (2019)
  • Modelling Energy Systems: Setting the Interdisciplinary Stage – Europa‐Universität Flensburg, DE (2018)
  • Introduction to Energy Systems in Transition in the North Sea Region – University of Groningen, NL (2018)
  • Blue Growth Summer School – Ghent University, BE (2017)