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Dr. Daisy Selvaraj has joined the EERC as a Research Engineer, where she supports business development activities related to grid integration of renewable energy systems and batteries, grid modeling and simulation/data processing, and asset management. In addition, she holds a teaching position in the Department of Electrical Engineering at UND. Daisy holds a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, India; an M.E. degree in High-Voltage Engineering from the College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Tamilnadu, India; and a B.E. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Bharathidasan University, India. She is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Indian Society for Technical Education. Daisy has authored over 30 technical publications for peer-reviewed journals and conferences and is currently a reviewer for the journal, IEEE Access.

Daisy grew up in a small town called Tiruchirapalli in the state of Tamilnadu, India, where she lived for nearly 26 years. She lived there for nearly 26 years and went to school in Tiruchirapalli as well. Her parents and siblings still reside there. After marrying her husband, David, she moved to Bengaluru, a larger city in India known for being one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the country. Daisy worked as a Postdoc at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UND before joining the EERC. 

“As a Research Engineer at the EERC, I have found unlimited opportunities to learn and address the needs of the energy industry towards making lives better. We are in a landmark moment of contributing to a greener Earth, and the EERC is at the center of energy research. That is what makes my work feel meaningful,” Daisy said. “I always wanted to work for an organization leading the future of the power industry. The EERC is the perfect fit for my career goals that focus on a blend of futuristic and technology-driven research that has immediate relevance to and impact on the power sector.” 

Daisy enjoys spending time with family and friends and being outdoors. She considers her role as a mother to be the most challenging but says it is also one of the most rewarding. She also likes cooking Indian cuisine, especially rice and lentil curry, her favorite meal.