2023’s 30 Under 30 EC&M Electrical All Stars: Mohammed Zulfikar

July 13, 2023
Meet this year's group of up-and-coming innovative electrical professionals


Job Title: Electrical Design Engineer

Company: P2S

Location: San Diego

Age: 29; Years on the Job: 5

Interests: Analyzing the stock market and making healthy dishes

Mohammad Zulfikar, an electrical design engineer, has a profound fascination with technology and its applications in electrical systems.

"As a dynamic and challenging field, it requires creativity, innovation, and problem-solving skills and a wide range of career opportunities,” he says. “This is appealing to me, as it provides a chance to grow both personally and professionally."

As the first in his family to work in the electrical industry, Zulfikar attributes his introduction to the discipline to his professors at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Dubai. He earned his bachelor's degree in electrical and electronics engineering and a master's degree in electric power from the University of Southern California.

"My training has equipped me with a solid understanding of the fundamental concepts of electrical engineering and the ability to apply them to real-world problems,” he stated.

Zulfikar's specialized focus on power engineering and energy-efficient solutions gained through his master’s degree allows him to contribute meaningfully to his company's sustainability efforts. He explains, "I see myself leading teams and projects, working on innovative and sustainable solutions for clients, and contributing to the growth and success of my company."

Currently serving as the lead electrical designer for an aquatics center project, his responsibilities include project-specific electrical technical drawings, performing feasibility studies, and preparing schematic designs and construction documents.

He emphasized the need to stay at the forefront of the latest tools and technologies. He expressed interest in participating in P2S incubator initiatives focused on technological advancements.

Looking ahead, he aims to take on greater responsibilities and leadership roles and expand his skill set.

"I aim to make a meaningful impact in the industry and be recognized as a leader and expert in my field,” he says. 

About the Author

Amy Fischbach | Amy Fischbach, EUO Contributing Editor

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