Haresh Kamath is Program Manager for Energy Storage at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). He manages the Institute’s research into the development, assessment, and application of energy storage technologies for grid storage applications. Kamath is also a Technology Scout for EPRI’s Technology Innovation Program, where he investigates advanced materials technologies for power delivery applications, and advanced energy storage technologies.
Kamath joined EPRI PEAC in 2002 as a project engineer in energy storage and distributed generation. His responsibilities grew to include management of the energy technologies group, encompassing EPRI Solutions efforts in energy storage, distributed generation, energy efficiency, and electric transportation. He was an author for the DOE-EPRI Handbook of Energy Storage and serves on the board of directors of the Electricity Storage Association.
Before joining EPRI, Kamath worked at Lockheed Martin Space Systems as a product engineer responsible for spacecraft batteries. He also served as an applications engineering and business development manager at a startup energy storage company.
Kamath received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in chemical engineering from Stanford University.