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Student workshop - Innovate with ABB: Student pathway to industry

ABB scientists and technologists are continually innovating a comprehensive range of products, systems and services that increase energy efficiency, reliability, and productivity for our industrial, utility and infrastructure customers.

All our scientists and technologist started as students like you.

During this student workshop we will be highlighting some of the recent innovation at ABB especially in the field of industrial motion i.e. motors and drives.

We will share our journey and experiences, transitioning to our current roles within ABB. This session is a platform to explore ways to engage with ABB in your academic path through internship and thesis opportunities and/ or develop your career within ABB.

Workshop leaders

Ghanshyam Shrestha

Ghanshyam Shrestha (PhD) is R&D Technology Manager for ABB’s IEC LV Motors Division, leading the technology development portfolio and roadmap and ensuring results transfer towards future generations of product development in the mid- and long-term. He joined ABB in 2012.

Prior to joining ABB, he worked at Danotek Motion Technologies as a development engineer on permanent magnet generators for wind turbines.

Dr. Shrestha holds a PhD degree from Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, a Master’s Degree from the University of Siegen, Germany, and a Bachelor’s in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Kathmandu University, Nepal.

Marco Biasion

Marco Biasion was born in Torino, Italy in 1993.

He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering at Politecnico di Torino, Italy, in December 2016 and March 2020, respectively. In February 2024, he received the Ph.D. degree in Electromechanics at the same university. Marco is currently with ABB Corporate Research Center in Västerås, Sweden where he holds a position as R&D Scientist in Electromagnetics.

His research interests include the modelling of losses in magnetic materials and rotating electric machines as well as the design of next-generation electric motors for relevant industrial applications.

Marco is a Member of IEEE Industry Applications Society, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IEEE Magnetics Society and IEEE Power Electronics Society.

About ABB

ABB is a technology leader in electrification and automation, enabling a more sustainable and resource-efficient future.

The company’s solutions connect engineering know-how and software to optimise how things are manufactured, moved, powered and operated.

Building on more than 140 years of excellence, ABB’s 105,000 employees are committed to driving innovations that accelerate industrial transformation.