EPECentre welcomes new Director

22 October 2018

The EPECentre is pleased to welcome Dr Radnya Mukhedkar, a leading professional in the energy industry, as their new director.

  • Radnya Mukhedkar

The EPECentre is pleased to welcome Dr Radnya Mukhedkar as their new director. With experience in the field of power systems and power electronics applications, and with over 25 publications to her name, Dr Mukhedkar is a leading professional in the energy industry.

Dr Mukhedkar has graduated with distinction from COEP India. She has a Doctorate in the application of power electronics to power systems from UWE Bristol UK and an MBA from Warwick business school. She has over 18 years of experience in the engineering industry in the role of a supplier to electricity utilities worldwide.

During the period of education and industrial experience, she aimed to collaborate between the worlds of academia and industry by encouraging industry employees’ participation in outreach programs, university based industry research, lecturing or mentoring. Prior to joining EPECentre at UC, she was Chief Consulting Engineer, a technology leader with GE HVDC Centre of Excellence in UK. Throughout her career, she has been focused in developing the people, organisation and its capabilities.

"EPECentre is one of the few establishments around the world, providing a unique platform for collaboration between the Power industry and the University. I am privileged to have this great opportunity to harness the synergies between the eminent academia, brilliant researchers, eager students and the industry to create a sustainable centre."    

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