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Venkatesh Chinde

Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering

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Venkatesh Chinde joined NREL in 2018 and contributes to the research efforts on autonomous energy systems. His primary focus is on making building energy modeling a dynamic and fully integrated component of the distribution grid and automation systems.

Prior to joining NREL, Dr. Chinde was an intern at Johnson Controls, where he focused on modeling for residential and light commercial buildings. He also served as a faculty member at Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute.


Ph.D. in mechanical engineering with mathematics minor, Iowa State University

M.S. in electrical engineering, Iowa State University

M.Tech in electrical engineering, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute

B.Tech in electrical and electronics engineering, Auroras Engineering College