Sameer Kwatra conducts research and analysis to advance energy efficiency in commercial and residential buildings. His current research interests include miscellaneous energy loads in commercial and residential buildings; increasing utility participation in advancing building energy codes; and analyses to support DOE rulemaking on appliance and equipment standards. Sameer also leads the program development for the National Symposium on Market Transformation. He joined ACEEE in 2012.
Sameer comes from a diverse professional and academic background. He began his career working with the automotive and steel industry as an engineer with Saint Gobain. His latest work assignment prior to joining ACEEE was leading the rural strategy with the ICICI Group, the largest financial house in India.
Sameer holds a Master in Environmental Management in Energy and Climate Change from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the Indian Institute of Management, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology India.