Position: Domain Consultant, Sustainability Practice, TCS, Pune

Dr.Mrs Surekha Rajendra Deshmukh has over 22 plus years of professional experience. Her current role is Domain Consultant, Sustainability Practice, TCS, Pune.She did BE (Electrical Engineering-1996), M.E (Electrical Power Systems-2002) with gold medal and PhD (Electrical Engineering- 2012). As a meritorious candidate, she achieved first position at post graduation along with few awards and recognition for research contributions as Best Technical Paper at IE(I), DipEx 2013, Avishkar 2011-12.Dr Surekha is senior member of IEEE and Chair of IEEE Pune Section and Chair- PES India Chapters Council. She also serve as a Member of IEEE’s Climate Change Committee (CCIRCC) and chair of Sub Committee of CCIRCC–Global Visibility.Her areas of interest are Sustainability, Climate Change, Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics, Electrical Safety, Electric Vehicles, Power Market, Power System Operation and Control, Reliability Analysis and Smart Grid.She is passionate about publishing work and has more than 35 papers till date on her record. With wide technical experience, she contributes as a reviewer of IEEE PES publications, Elsevier and Springer journals.Dr Surekha is awarded with “Outstanding Volunteer Award” of IEEE India Council-2020, Women in Power Award- 2021, IEEE PES Outstanding Engineer Award 2022. Women In Engineering Recognition by IEEMA-from ELECRMAMA in Feb 2023She has played key roles since 2000 at IEEE Pune Section, as Chair-IEEE Young Professional Affinity Group, Secretary, Treasurer –IEEE Pune Section, WIE member, Member of IEEE standards group, Member of Humanitarian Activity Committee, Member of IE(I) and Life Member of ISTE. She is also Chapter Representative of IEEE PES R 10 West and Chair- IEEE PES India Chapter Council. She was Chair of IEEE PES-IAS Chapter of Pune Section for 2019 and 2020. Both years, during her tenure as chair PES-IAS chapter won the “BEST Chapter Award” at Pune Section. Dr Surekha remarkably contributed at global IEEE events as Resource person, Tutorial speaker, keynote speaker, Session chair, Panelist etc. at Italy, Singapore, Malaysia, Bali, Bangkok, Bangladesh, Macau, China and key cities of India.