Jay Chillayil

Jay Chillayil
Student/Grad Student
(510) 486-5182

Jayaraman Chillayil is a Fulbright Kalam Climate Change Doctoral Fellow who conducts research on “factors influencing adoption of Energy Efficient Technologies (EET), looking through the behaviour lens”. His focus areas include industries in the SME sector and how increased adoption of EETs can impact the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions of India. 

Prior to this, Jayaraman has worked as Senior Manager in BPCL Kochi Refinery, one of the petroleum refining companies in India. He has 25 years of Industrial and two years of teaching experience. He is one of the Co-Founders of Society of Energy Engineers and Managers (SEEM), a not for profit organisation of  800 certified energy managers and energy auditors in India. He is currently the Chief Editor of the Quarterly magazine of SEEM, viz; “ Energy Manager”.

In 2010, Jayaraman had visited LBNL under Fulbright Nehru Environmental Leadership programme for 4 months. He holds a B.Tech, in Electrical Engineering from NIT, Calicut and is presently enrolled as a PhD student at Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, India