Yashima supports the building technology commercialization, early market transformation, and deployment of innovative research and analysis programs. She serves as a Program Manager for the deployment of tech-to-market programs like IMPEL and Cradle2Commerce. She also works on a program that aims at supporting India in accelerating its climate ambition by identifying specific opportunities in decarbonized and clean energy system pathways, accompanying benefits that would be achieved, and facilitating progress with transformative modeling, implementation and investment actions.
Before joining LBNL, Yashima worked as a Research Associate with the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) on data-driven assessment and analysis for the new IIHS Campus being built in Bengaluru and as a Program Manager for Solar Decathlon India. At IIHS, she lead the development of dashboards used for analytics for systems like energy, water, waste, etc, and coordinated with other teams at IIHS to understand their use cases for data collection. She also assisted with developing controls and algorithms. Before joining IIHS, she also worked with GBCI where she was involved in the development of the LEED Residential green rater training program and educational content on LEED Zero and LEED Residential 4.1.