I have joined Smarter Energy Team @ IBM India Research in 2014. I am currently working software and infrastructure development for rural electrification using renewable energy sources. Prior to joining Research, I have been with IBM STG group working on developing modeling/analysis and optimization algorithms for High Performance Microprocessors. I have received my Master's degree in 2003 from Iowa State University. My research interests include Rural Electrification, Micro-grids, Energy Efficient Data Centers, Business Analytics.