Tanuja is Technical Staff Member at Smarter Energy group in IBM Research - India. At IBM Research, her work is focused on demand side management techniques and embedded analytics research. This research includes innovative design of nPlug (a plug for decentralized micro demand response), SocketWatch (an autonomous appliance monitoring system for detecting electricity wastage and appliance malfunctioning) and EU FP7 project WATTALYST on residential and commercial demand response.
Her research interests are in energy systems, machine learning, data mining, embedded analytics and optimization. She pursued her Masters in Computer Science at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.