Prof. Rajit Gadh
Dr. Rajit Gadh is Professor of the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science at UCLA, Founder and Director the Smart Grid Energy Research Center or SMERC(http://smartgrid. ucla. edu) and Founder and Director of the UCLA Connected Autonomous Electric Vehicle Program or CAEV. Dr. Gadh has a Doctorate degree from Carnegie Mellon University(CMU),a Masters from Cornell University and a Bachelors degree from lIT Kanpur all in engineering. He has taught as a visiting researcher at UC Berkeley, has been an Assistant, Associate and Full Professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison, and was a visiting researcher at Stanford University. His experience in research and development spans over 30 years and includes leading technology teams to investigate and develop advanced technologies and products. He is the author of over 200 articles in journals and conference proceedings and 4 patents. His research interests include smart grid architectures, smart wireless communications, sense and control for demand response, microgrids, and electric vehicle and battery energy storage integration into the grid.