Indian-American Rajendra Singh Named White House's Solar Champions Of Change
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Indian-American Rajendra Singh Named White House's Solar Champions Of Change

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WASHINGTON: An Indian-American professor was today named by the White House as the 'Solar Champions of Change' in recognition of his immense contribution towards developing alternate source of energy and promoting solar deployment in residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

Rajendra Singh, the D Houser Banks Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the prestigious Clemson University, is among the 10 individuals declared as Solar Champions of Change.

The White House said these individuals are driving policy changes at the local level to expand energy choices for Americans, grow jobs, and add new clean energy to the grid.

With proven success in operations, project/programme R&D, Singh is a leading semiconductor and photovoltaic (PV) expert with over 35 years of industrial and academic experience of photovoltaic and semiconductor industries.

After doing Masters from Meerut University and Bachelors from Agra University, Singh received the PhD from McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, in 1979.

From 1979 to 1980, Singh was a visiting Assistant Professor at both the University Of Waterloo, Canada and at Colorado State University, Fort Collins.
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Source: PTI
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