Dr. Manajit Sengupta
NREL, Golden, USA
Dr. Manajit Sengupta is currently Chief Scientist in Predictive Analytics and Sensing at NREL and leads research in the areas of solar resource assessment, solar forecasting and PV Variability. He has over 22 years of experience in atmospheric modeling, assimilation and observational analysis. He is an expert in remote sensing, forecasting and analysis of clouds and solar radiation. Dr. Sengupta was a member of the GOES-R science team responsible for creating products for the next- generation of NOAA’s operational weather satellite. He has also led research, as part of DOE’s Climate Change Program, to study the impact of clouds on surface radiation. Dr. Sengupta has over 150 publications in top-tier international journals and conferences. He received his Ph.D. degree in Meteorology from The Pennsylvania State University and his MBA from the University of Colorado, Denver.