Nikhil Vijaykar is a Senior Policy Associate at MEEA. Nikhil is responsible for analyzing and advancing federal and state energy efficiency policy and working with key stakeholders across the Midwest to inform and improve policy design. Nikhil is a licensed attorney, and practiced environmental and energy law in San Francisco before moving to Chicago and joining MEEA. Nikhil also has a background in energy modeling and analysis through his prior experience at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories.
Nikhil earned a J.D. from the University of California Berkeley School of Law, and an M.S. in Energy and Resources from the University of California at Berkeley. Nikhil completed his B.S. from UCLA, with a degree in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology. In his free time, Nikhil enjoys being outdoors, listening to good music and drawing cartoons, preferably all at once.