Mr. Pradeep Vitta is a Manager at Southern Company’s Research and Technology Management group, located in Birmingham, Alabama.
Pradeep has been employed by Southern Company since 1988 and has held several significant positions as a research engineer and progressed with increased responsibility of managing the End-Use Energy Efficiency and Power Quality Research group. Pradeep’s current responsibilities include overseeing the research program area which includes energy efficient end-use technologies related to power quality, residential, commercial, industrial, and electric transportation. This area of research includes product identification, development, and application evaluation support for industrial process, power quality, building HVAC, water heating, lighting, advanced batteries, and electric transportation technologies.
Prior to joining Southern Company, Pradeep worked five years as an HVAC Consulting Engineer at The Wooten and Company in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Pradeep earned a BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Mysore, Manipal, India and an MS Degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.