Cruft Laboratory 314
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
19A Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA, 02138
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program
Dr. Kavita Surana's research focuses on understanding factors that influence successful innovation institutions in energy and beyond and on quantifying the role of government policies in promoting technology innovation in various countries.
Kavita comes with diverse experience in bringing together technology, markets, policy, and associated deployment. Before her fellowship, she worked as a power and energy sector consultant with ICF International and interned with a leading renewable energy development organization.
Kavita earned a Ph.D. from the University of Grenoble, France, in Materials Science while working at the French Atomic and Alternative Energies Commission (CEA). She completed her M.S. in Materials Science with a joint European Commission degree on an Erasmus Mundus scholarship and holds a B.Sc. in Physics from St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, India.