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Rao, Veena

Rao, Veena
Faculty Research Assistant
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Center for Environmental Energy Engineering


Veena Rao graduated with a Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Maryland in December 2013 and joined CEEE as a Faculty Research Assistant shortly thereafter.  At the center's S2TS lab, Rao prepares federal and industrial research proposals for the S2TS lab, and coordinates lab-related activities. She also has expertise in building energy audit research work and advises students on how to conduct ASHRAE energy audits of UMD buildings in order to significantly improve energy efficiency.