Dr. Prakash Rao is a Research Scientist within the Buildings and Industrial Applications Department at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California. Dr. Rao conducts research and analysis into the potential for reducing the energy consumption and water use impacts of the US manufacturing sector while maintaining its productivity. Dr. Rao also conducts analysis of large-scale desalination, focusing on its energy implications and reduction opportunities. Dr. Rao received his doctorate in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Rutgers University and his bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
Industrial Applications Team: Bunmi Adesola, Arian Aghajanzadeh, Jingjing Liu, William C. Miller, Prakash Rao, Paul Sheaffer, Peter Therkelsen, Vestal Tutterow, Christine Wu