Position 
Research Intern
Nationality 
Algeria
At UNU-CRIS 
01/10/2021
Biographical Statement 

Redha Agadi obtained a master’s degree in Electrical engineering from the Superior School of Applied Sciences in Tlemcen, Algeria. He conducted an experimental study and design of a smart energy meter in Algeria with appropriate simulation tools.  Redha developed a strong interest in issues surrounding energy policies and climate change. He is due to graduate from the Pan African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES) in Tlemcen, Algeria, with a Master of Sciences in Energy Science (Renewable Energy Policy option). His Master of Sciences’ research is focusing on deploying digitised decentralised renewable energy systems to promote energy transition in Algeria.

Regarding his professional experience, he worked as a Research assistant at Micro energy international firm in Berlin, to carry out design, research, and planning projects on Renewable energy and Microgrids in farms. His primary duties were to support the company with data collection and literature review on energy, water, agriculture, and ICTs strategies in the Maghreb countries (Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia).

During his three-month internship at UNU-CRIS, Redha will be working under the supervision of Nidhi Nagabhatla in the Climate Change and Natural Resources cluster and will assist her in conducting a literature review and data analysis on specific aspects of climate change related to projects.