Arvind Rangarajan

University: Macquarie University  

Academic supervisor: 

Prof. Sean Foley

Industry partner: Origin Energy

Academic Background and Work Experience


Arvind completed his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, specialising in thermodynamics. His current research focuses on the microstructure of electricity markets, prior to which he had studied the economics of battery storage. Arvind is currently employed as a research assistant for Prof. Sean Foley and works as a data custodian for the Transforming Energy Markets at Macquarie University. He is excited to use his background in engineering and finance to draw implications towards the renewable energy transition.


Thesis Topic


The health of electricity markets, particularly in Australia


About Origin Energy

Origin has a rich heritage in energy exploration, production, power generation and retailing. Today, Origin is a leading provider of energy to homes and businesses throughout Australia.