Reshma Singh is the Program Director of the Department of Energy’s tech-to-market IMPEL program, the California Energy Commission's R2M2 Microgrids program, and previously the Presidential U.S.-India Center for Building Energy Research and Development (CBERD) at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She brings over 10 years of experience advancing urban sustainability and cleantech innovation, and working with complex international ecosystems in the United States, India, and Singapore. Reshma’s work lies at the intersection of design and technology of smart buildings and cities, with a focus on energy, data analytics and UX, and IoT sensors and controls.
Reshma holds two cleantech patents. She is the lead author of Building Innovation Guide, and is a contributor to Mutations: Harvard Project on the City and The Bay Area-Silicon Valley and India: Convergence and Alignment in the Innovation Age. She serves on the Telecommunications Industry Association’s (TIA) Smart Buildings and Power and Energy group, and is on the Advisory Council for the State Department’s international TechWomen program (techwomen.org).
Reshma previously co-founded GreenExcel, an online education platform. She is a recipient of the American Association of University Women award, Harvard University’s Community Service Fellowship award and has taught graduate seminars at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and at University of California, Berkeley. Apart from her professional life, she teaches dance and has co-produced an acclaimed children's musical. Reshma holds a master's degree from Harvard University, and a bachelor's degree in architecture from New Delhi, India.