Biography: Pallavi Madakasira, Lux Research

Pallavi Madakasira
Lux Research

Pallavi Madakasira is an Analyst on the Lux Research Intelligence team leading the Energy Electronics domain, advising clients on market strategy & due diligence in emerging power electronics and LEDs. Prior to joining Lux Research, Pallavi worked as an Equity Research Analyst at Piper Jaffray & Co. where she covered equities in the Cleantech and the Alternative Energy Group, specifically solar, LEDs, smart grid and energy storage companies. She also brings 3 years of solar industry expertise as a Failure Analysis Engineer at DayStar Technologies Inc. and as a Research Engineer at Miasole; both companies focused on commercializing thin film CIGS PV technology.

Pallavi received her M.S. in Physics from the University of Texas, Dallas, where she worked with the Nanotechnology Research Institute in developing Organic PV cells on flexible plastic substrates. She also has an M.Sc (Hons.) Physics from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India. She has several scientific publications to her credit and has been an invited speaker at customer focused conferences in the solar PV, electronics and LED industries