- Course: Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems MSc
- Year of graduation: 2014
- Job title: Test and R&D Engineer
- Company: Smart Power Solutions LLP
- LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/kyriakos-papameletis-19835964
What have you been doing since finishing your studies? What are you doing in terms of your career?
I am working at Smart Power Solutions LLP and looking to progress to a better job. I will be starting as a graduate engineer at Northern Powergrid this October.
What company are you currently working for, what is your role and what does it involve?
Smart Power Solutions LLP, working as a Test and R&D Engineer. Due to the small size of the company various positions have been explored, from quality and functionality testing electronics products and troubleshooting them before shipping to customers, to developing power electronics products along with rest of the team.
What experiences at Leeds do you think have particularly helped with your career or will help with your future career?
Looking back, why did you choose to study your particular course and why did you choose the University of Leeds?
I liked the subject and the curriculum.
What were the best aspects of your academic life at University and why? Any highlights?
Making international friends and exchanging experiences.
what other activities outside of your studies were you involved in?
I travelled a bit around the UK and also participated in motorsport events.
What advice would you give to students thinking about choosing the same area of study at Leeds or thinking about the same career?
Make sure you have really researched what will be involved and what you can do afterwards.