About Taruna

Taruna Sudhakar is a final year undergraduate student pursuing Electronics and Communication Engineering in SSN College of Engineering (affiliated to Anna University). She is part of the Microgrids team at Solarillion, and works on the development of optimization algorithms for improving the efficiency of Rural Indian microgrids. She presented a paper titled Irrigation Optimization for Agricultural Productivity: Case Study of a Hybrid Solar Microgrid in Rural India at the 2019 Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC ‘19) held in Seattle, WA. Apart from her ongoing work at SF, she has also interned at Indian Institute of Technology Madras in the field of Image Guided Surgery and is pursuing further research in the field of Image Processing and Computer Vision at her college. She intends to pursue a Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering in Fall 2020.

Publications

Irrigation Optimization for Agricultural Productivity: Case Study of a Hybrid Solar Microgrid in Rural India
Janani Jayaraman, Taruna Sudhakar, Sai Shankar Muthukrishnan, Aswin Gopikanna, Vineeth Vijayaraghavan
2019 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) (Accepted)