Achintya received a PhD in Electrical Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley and a MS in Applied Ocean Science from the Scripps Institute of Oceanography at UC San Diego. His dissertation research explored the creation of a smart and scalable solar microgrid in order to efficiently electrify rural unelectrified regions. For the last three years, he worked as a senior engineer at Amber Kinetics Inc., a flywheel-based energy storage company in Union City, California. Achintya received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University. Achintya is currently a Senior Regulatory Analyst at the California Public Utilities Commission.
Back Row: Landon Klein, Sydney Chamberlin, Lizeth Perez, Pajau Vangay, Achintya Madduri
Front Row: Eric Walters, Chanel Matney, Marissa Kraynak, Samantha Tucci, Jared Ferguson