Hi there.

 I am Sidharth, and I usually go by Sid! I am a graduate student at Penn State pursuing my doctoral studies in the department of Energy and Mineral EngineeringI love exploring new ideas and have a broad research interestCurrently, my research focuses on addressing energy challenges in the industry, especially energy management and the policies related to it. Other projects that I am working on focuses on studying the health impacts of exposure to fine and ultrafine particulate matter, and life-cycle analysis of policies related to them.

I am also working as an Intern at the 
Assistance Program (PennTAP), providing consultation and technical services to businesses and anchor institutionsincluding manufacturers, and economic development agencies. I also worked as a Teaching Assistant  at Penn State while pursuing my Master of Science d egree.

Prior to joining Penn State, I worked at various positions at Coal India Limited, latest being Project Manager after graduating with a B.S. in Mining Engineering from  National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India

I have lived all my life in India before coming to the United States. State College has been my home since January 2015. I am originally from Rairangpur, India.