Before CALSTART, Aditya worked as assistant manager in the R&D department at Terra Motors, a Japanese commercial EV manufacturing startup, after completing his bachelor's in Mechanical and automation engineering. As a result, he gained extensive expertise in developing EV powertrains and testing methodology.
Aditya also holds an M.S. (Energy, Technology, and Policy) from Humboldt State University in Arcata, CA. His thesis examined a techno-economic comparison of battery-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell transit bus fleet options for Humboldt County, California.