Dr. Rakhi Sharma holds doctoral degree, Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India and post graduation, Master of Technology (M.Tech.) with Distinction from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal, M.P. She obtained her Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree in Electrical Engineering from Prestigious Government Engineering College Jabalpur, M.P. Her areas of research interest are Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems, Electrical Power Generation and Distribution, Renewable Energy, Life Cycle Assessment, Electrical network analysis.Dr. Rakhi Sharma is Director and Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering in School of Engineering & Technology (SOET), Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi and has over 21+ years of teaching and research experience. She has been associated with designing and development of various distance learning technical Degree/Diploma/Certificate programmes. She has many publications in international journals of repute and international/national conferences. She is the member of several professional bodies. Dr. Rakhi Sharma is the recipient of two prestigious All India University Gold Medal award for ‘Innovations in Distance Education’-2010 & Best Research Paper Award’-2014 at IGNOU, New Delhi.