Upasana Kaku

Senior Research Associate


Upasana is a Senior Research Associate at Urban Ingenuity. She joined UI in 2015, and helped manage the development of the DC PACE program, from establishing processes and program guidelines to developing formal contractor and capital provider networks. She also worked with property owners and lenders to support the initial DC PACE project closings, and has also been part of UI’s solar development and district energy efforts. She is currently focused on assisting with the company’s financial structuring and research projects, and is also enrolled in the Master of Architecture and Master of Community Planning dual degree program at the University of Maryland.