Anand Kandaswamy comes from a multidisciplinary background covering the spheres of law, economics, and public policy. He received his bachelor's degree with highest honors from Rutgers College where he majored in economics and political science, with a concentration in finance. Three years later, he received his law degree from Yale where he served for two years as a managing editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation and was a research assistant to Professor Bruce Ackerman on two books published by the Yale and Harvard University presses. More recently, he studies economics and public policy at the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies on a fellowship from 2013-2014 and published an article in the Johns Hopkins Bologna Center Journal.
At the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Anand works with Douglas Thomas on the study of manufacturing economics and statistics. He has co-authored multiple reports and studies on this topic with Mr. Thomas. He is also working on a project to study dynamic systems pricing and trans active energy models for the Smart Grid. Anand is a current and active member of the New Jersey Bar.