Dr. Nofri Yenita Dahlan was one of 14 early- and mid-career scientists from eight ASEAN countries who was awarded the 2015/2016 ASEAN-U.S. Science and Technology Fellowship, which was managed by the ASEAN-U.S. Partnership for Good Governance, Equitable and Sustainable Development and Security a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) program implemented by DAI. The fellowship placed her in MOSTI’s Renewable Energy Research Centre (RERC), SIRIM Malaysia. She drafted a policy brief and plan of action for solar thermal in Malaysia and helped in advancing solar thermal research and development into MOSTI’s revised long-range Renewable Energy Technology Roadmap. As winner of the 2015 ASEAN-U.S. Science and Technology Fellow Video Contest, she traveled to Washington, D.C., as the fellowship program’s first ambassador and presented her research to several U.S. bodies, including the State Department, USAID and DAI.

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DAI Online Publications | USAID-Backed Fellow Inspires Malaysian Renewable Energy Policy