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Namita Chandra

Namita Chandra

Economics

Placement: LBNL - Sustainable Energy System Intern
Berkeley, California

Poster - Exploring the Costs, Benefits, and Impacts of Wildfires, PSPSs, and EV Charging stations
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Namita is an Economics major in her final year at school and is interested in being able to use their degree and knowledge from classes towards sustainable energy solutions. Namita learns from doing and practicing and therefore is excited for hands-on experience through the Cal Energy Corps Program. Namita is currently working at an organic farm in order to learn more about sustainability on a local level and is enjoying the outdoors / away from the screen time. In her freetime, Namita picks up hobbies often on a weekly basis, from learning Garageband to playing basketball (she has never played before), and is looking forward to when the next inspiration strikes.






BLOGS


13 Aug

Blog #4 – End of Summer!

I’m in my final two weeks of the internship! It’s been such an incredible and interesting journey. I am now back in Berkeley, and I wish I could go into the lab even though people on my team aren’t even working at the office, so I know it won’t be possible this time.

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29 Jul

Blog #3 - Halfway and more!

The way I decided to structure the summer is by focusing on the EV project for the first half, then transitioning to the wildfire project for the second half. As we are nearing the halfway point, I am working on my final summary report for the Electric Vehicle modeling and benefits.

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12 Jul

Blog #2 - Driving Forward Into the Internship

Summer is going by so fast and I am so happy to be in this program where I am learning so much. I was interested in Cal Energy Corp because of the relevance to climate and climate systems.

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25 Jun

Blog #1 – First Couple of Weeks

This entry will span the first two weeks at LBNL, but I will be writing daily for a more accurate and in the moment reaction for how I am progressing! Today I had my first introduction call, and I am looking forward to the summer ahead.

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19 May

[Blog Post #0] Introduction

Hello all! Welcome to Namita’s blog, I am so excited and ready for the summer so here is a little introduction about me and what I hope to gain from this experience.

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