Practice Lead for Sustainability
Raj drives ASU’s efforts to provide solutions to the complex sustainability challenges facing the developing world by linking ASU’s world-class researchers to international development funding agencies, and by fostering partnerships with NGOs, the public and private sectors, and foundations. He holds a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an M.B.A. and Ph.D. in Sustainability from Arizona State University. His Ph.D. research was focused on institutional energy systems, taking a participatory approach to strategically and systematically developing sustainable energy systems. During his engineering and business development career, he developed renewable and waste gas distributed energy solutions at Ingersoll Rand, delivering financial and energy efficiency value for clients.