Yogesh Bhandari is a first year Meng. candidate in Energy system at the University of Illinois at Urbana -Champaign, where his primary area of study is Electrical engineering with the focus on Transmission and his secondary area is building energy system. He has a strong inclination towards clean energy for subsistence markets. After his graduate studies, he intends to work with an organization focused on clean energy projects for south Asian and African countries. He has developed clean energy solutions for the subsistence marketplaces as well as collaborated on the project focused on building energy efficiency.