Marium Rasheed is an electrical engineering PhD candidate at the National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored Center for Advancing Sustainability through Powered Infrastructure for Roadway Electrification (ASPIRE) at Utah State University. She is working on developing highly efficient and power dense power converters and active battery management systems for electrified vehicles and aircrafts, roadway infrastructure, renewable energy systems, and grid and data center energy storage systems.
Marium’s work emphasizes the development of humanized sustainable energy technology to ensure energy access, security, and justice by promoting collaborative and integrative discussions on sustainable energy. She intends to utilize her knowledge and skills to improve the climate and people’s health.
Marium earned her bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Lahore University of Management Sciences Pakistan and has published several peer-reviewed articles. Currently, she serves as the chair of the NSF-ASPIRE-ERC Student Leadership Council, leading a diverse group of students from nine national and international universities to create a pipeline of climate-conscious leaders. Marium is a summer 2021 intern at Apple, where she will work with the Special Projects Group’s power electronics team. Previously she interned at Texas Instruments’ research division, Kilby Labs. In her spare time, Marium is an avid traveler and enjoys hiking and painting.