Deepak is a research scientist at the Centre for Design at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University. He is a member of the Life Cycle Assessment Team in the Centre where he works on renewable energy systems, energy and buildings, and electricity markets. He obtained a Masters in Environmental Engineering from University of Florida, USA (2004). He also obtained a Masters in Applied Economics and a PhD in Renewable Energy and Policy from the University of Michigan, USA (2009). He is very interested in interdisciplinary research and works at the interface of disciplines such as energy and electricity, economics, engineering and environmental science. He has published his work in peer reviewed international journals such as Journal of Industrial Ecology (JIE), Energy Policy and Environmental Engineering Science.