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Anay Waghale

Anay Waghale

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Portland Office
Portland, OR 97204
(509) 372-6119


Mr. Waghale joined PNNL in 2018 as a Post Masters Connected Lighting Research Associate. Before this he worked for a lighting manufacturer start-up where he developed a connected lighting system for horticulture. Mr. Waghale has experience in various fields including prototyping, Photo-Voltaic system design, circuit design and Internet of Things devices. He is currently supporting the Solid-State Lighting Research and Development Program, primarily in the areas of estimation of lighting energy end-use consumption and energy reporting accuracy of different luminaires.

Research Interests

  • Connected lighting systems
  • Renewable energy and smart grid technologies

Education and Credentials

  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Power Systems, Syracuse University
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Nagpur University, India

PNNL Publications


  • Waghale A.S., S.C. Pratoomratana, and M.E. Poplawski. 2022. "Demonstration of a modeling toolkit for the design of building electrical distribution systems." In Proceedings of the 9th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings, Cities, and Transportation (BuildSys 2022), November 9-10, 2022, Boston, MA, 246-249. New York, New York:Association for Computing Machinery. PNNL-SA-176229. doi:10.1145/3563357.3564057

Energy and Environment

Core Research Areas