Samanvitha Murthy is a Scientific Engineering Associate working in the Electricity Markets and Policy Department at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Samanvitha focuses on demand response and smart grid areas. Her research involves studying the interaction between energy efficiency and demand response as well as the impact of utility demand response programs.
Samanvitha holds an M.S. in Energy Science, Technology and Policy (Applied Studies) from Carnegie Mellon University. Her independent research involved analyzing smart meter transaction data from mini-grid customers in rural Tanzania to identify customer segments and characterize their purchase patterns.