Arian Aghajanzadeh is a Scientific Engineering Associate in the High Tech and Industrial Systems Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. His work at LBNL is primarily focused on Industrial Demand Response; a collaborative effort between the Industrial Systems Group and the Demand Response Research Center. Arian’s research interests are to increase awareness and participation in Demand Response, Energy and Water Efficiency programs within California and US industries. He joined LBNL with a background in tech industry, where he worked for Applied Materials, the world’s largest semiconductor equipment and materials company. Arian received his Masters in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University with a focus on Energy Engineering and Economics. At Cornell University, Arian worked on the design, economic and greenhouse gas assessment of space heating and cooling using an absorption heat pump integrating solar, geothermal, and natural gas sources. He received his bachelors of science in Chemical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley.