Reihana Mohideen

University of Melbourne
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Dr. Reihana Mohideen is an international development specialist working on energy and power systems. Since 2010 she has supported the Asian Development Bank, South Asia Department to mainstream gender equity and social inclusion approaches in its energy portfolio. She joined the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Melbourne as a Senior Research Fellow in 2015, undertaking research on energy technology innovation and its social and gender and development implications for developing Asia. She is an Executive Committee member of the Melbourne Energy Institute, where she is currently establishing a centre of excellence in this space. She completed BE in Electrical Engineering at the University of Melbourne (1981), and her postdoctoral studies also at the University of Melbourne (2015) in renewable energy systems in Asia, researching the gender and social inclusion implications for newly electrified rural communities.