Research project

  • Ongoing Project: "Comprehensive valuation of forest ecosystem and understanding the method of value formation: A case study in Himachal Pradesh" (IIT Mandi Seed Grant Project)

  • Consulting Member and former student member of the project "Road map for decarbonization of Indian energy system: exploring innovative solutions" under Indo-Norwegian Cooperation Programme 2014 (INCP) hosted by Jadavpur University, India and University of Stavanger, Norway.

Previous research experience

  • Dec, 2016: Visiting researcher at Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore. Research topic: Structural path analysis of Indian economy to understand energy use behaviour.

  • July 2014- Jan 2016: Research Personnel at Global Change Programme, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India in collaboration with University of California, Berkeley, USA. Project: 'Commercializing a scalable low cost arsenic remediation technology for societal impact', in collaboration with University of California, Berkeley, USA (funded by Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, Govt. of India)

  • 2008 -2014: M.Phil. and Ph.D. research on energy use behaviour of Indian industries at the Department of Economics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India 

  • Sept - Dec 2013: Visiting Fellow at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Joint Global Change Research Institute at University of Maryland, USA. Research topic: Incorporation of detailed Indian industry module in Global Change Assessment Model (GCAM).

  • Aug - Nov 2010: Visiting Fellow at Utrecht University School of Economics, The Netherlands. Research topic: Comparison of EU-ETS with Perform, Achieve and Trade in India.

  • July 2006 - July 2008: Junior Research Fellow at Collaborative Research and Dissemination (CORD), New Delhi, India, Project: Revisiting Education for All funded by IDRC, Canada.