ACEF Speaker

Mridula Bhardwaj

Capacity Building Specialist,
International Solar Alliance

Dr. Mridula Dixit Bharadwaj is a Capacity Building Specialist at the International Solar Alliance under the ISA-ADB Technical Assistance Program. She is currently coordinating ISA Programs related to Green Hydrogen, Solar Electric Mobility, and Storage. Dr. Bharadwaj holds a Post Doctorate in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, USA, and a doctorate in rechargeable battery systems from Bangalore University. She has more than 28 years of research experience in batteries, EV, and materials science domains. Some of the academic recognitions include the Best Research Paper Award in the Material Science Category by the Microscopy Society of America. Prior to ISA, she worked with the United States Steel Corporation, General Motors (R&D), and a technology-policy think tank as lead researcher and Section Head. She has participated in several government committees on EV and storage including the National Rare Earth Expert Committee of NITI Aayog, India.


  • Session 4.1: Green Hydrogen for Industrial Decarbonization
  • Deep Dive Workshop: Mobilizing Financing and Technology to Promote Solar in Asia and the Pacific