Rajit Gadh (Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) is spearheading the development of a new energy distribution network, called smart grid technology. He intends to improve the technology in India through a new partnership between the Smart Grid Energy Research Center and an energy distribution company in New Delhi, UCLA officials announced Jan. 29.
Source: UCLA professor develops smart grid technology to tackle energy shortage Daily Bruin, 7 March 2016
Additional coverage about Rajit Gadh’s work with energy distribution in India:
UCLA researchers to help Tata Power in India deliver energy more efficiently UCLA Newsroom, 29 Feb. 2016