Rahul is focused on cost-efficient energy controls and analytics for volatile energy markets. He is also an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Electrical & Systems Engineering and Dept. of Computer & Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania. His interests are in cyber-physical systems at the intersection of formal methods, machine learning, and controls. He is the Penn Director for the Department of Transportation's $14MM Mobility21 University Transportation Center. He was the Stephen J. Angelo Term Chair Assistant Professor from 2008-2013. Rahul received the 2016 US Presidential Early Career Award (PECASE) from President Obama for his work on Cyber-Physical Systems. He also received the 2016 Department of Energy’s CleanTech Prize (Regional), the 2014 IEEE Benjamin Franklin Key Award, 2013 NSF CAREER Award, 2012 Intel Early Faculty Career Award, and was selected by the National Academy of Engineering for the 2012 and 2017 Frontiers of Engineering.