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Raghavendra Rau

Raghavendra Rau holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Government of Andhra Pradesh and a Graduateship of Aeronautical Society of India. He has worked with the DRDO for more than three decades in technical staff functions, materials management and administration. At CSTEP, he is in-charge of...

Aklavya Sharan

Aklavya Sharan has completed his MBA in Project Management from Sikkim Manipal University. Prior to joining CSTEP, Aklavya worked at the Decentralised Energy Systems India Pvt. Ltd. and NETPRO Renewable Energy, for 19 years. His research interests lie in the areas of project development work, busine...

Safinaz Saif

Safinaz Saif holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from VTU. Her research interests lie in the areas of environment, quality management and material science....

Saptak Ghosh

Saptak Ghosh is a Senior Research Engineer working with the Energy team at CSTEP. He has been working on projects concerning solar photovoltaics and integrated waste management frameworks for India. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from RV College of Enginee...

Shruthi S

Shruthi S. completed M.Tech in Transportation Engineering and Management from BMS College of Engineering, Vishveshwariah Technological University. Prior to joining CSTEP, Shruthi has worked at the Directorate of Urban Land Transport, Wilbur Smith Associates, GEP Infrastructure and TTIC for 10 years...

Bhupesh Verma

Bhupesh Verma is a Senior Research Analyst working in the wind energy domain at CSTEP. He holds an MBA in Biotechnology and Marketing from Shoolini University of Management Sciences, Himachal Pradesh and a Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology from Himachal Pradesh University. His research interest...

Deepu Ramachar

Deepu Ramachar holds a Master’s degree in Computer Application from KNS Institute of Technology, Bangalore and a BSc. from Bangalore University. She has previously worked as an Intern at Unisys Global Services as a software engineer. She has got seven months of experience as an Asp.net Softwar...

Bhavna Sharma

Bhavna Sharma, Communication Officer, holds Master's in Business Administration from Shoolini University of Management Sciences, Solan (Himachal Pradesh) and a Bachelor's in Computer Application from Panjab University, Chandigarh. ...

Prof. Rajgopal S

Prof. Rajgopal is a graduate of the College of Engineering, Guindy and Post Graduate Diploma in Systems Management from Jamnalal Institute of Management, Mumbai. He has worked with the Neyveli Lignite Corporation, Department of Atomic Energy and served as Secretary, Atomic Energy Commission and Cont...

Sandhya Sundararagavan

Sandhya Sundararagavan holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Pune. Her areas of expertise include Renewable energy, Demand side management, Distribution sec...

Dr. Amit Kanudia

Dr. Amit Kanudia is a Partner at KanORS-EMR, Noida, India. He holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. His expertise lies in optimisation of models for techno-economic analysis of energy-environment systems in the context of climate change and data handling systems for such m...

Shramana Dey

Shramana Dey holds a Master’s degree in Sustainable Management of Pollution from the Catholic University of Lille, France and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from BITS Dubai. Prior to joining the Master’s programme, she worked at CSTEP on sanitation related studies, as ...

Rashmi N

Rashmi N holds a degree in Masters of Business Administration (HR) from Vishweshwaraiah Technological University. Her areas of interest include Recruitment, Compensation & Benefits, Labour Relation & Employee Management....

Rishu Garg

Rishu Garg has completed MBA in Power management from the National Power Training Institute (NPTI), MDU, Haryana and a B.Tech (Electrical) from Punjab Technical University (PTU), Punjab. She previously worked with GMR Group in Energy-Strategic Planning Group (SPG) and Transmission (Regulatory) ...

Jaymin Gajjar

Jaymin has completed his M.Tech in Energy System & Technologies from Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat and a B.Tech (Electronics & Communication) from Gujarat University. Prior to joining CSTEP, he worked with Gujarat Energy Research & Management Institute (GERM...

Arushi Sen

Arushi Sen completed her Master's degree in Global Studies from the University of Leipzig, Germany and University of Wroclaw, Poland. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Lady Sriram College, Delhi. Prior to joining CSTEP, she was associated with IORA Ecological Solutions, D...

Anuradha Venkatesh

Anuradha Venkatesh holds a Master’s degree in Energy Management from the University of Stirling, UK. Prior to joining CSTEP, she worked in research consultancy projects dealing with energy storage and waste management. Her research interests lie in energy economics and climate change studies, ...

Pratima Bisen

Pratima Bisen holds a Bachelor’s degree in English (Honours) from Sri Venkateswara College of Delhi University, PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) from IIPM, New Delhi and Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Renewable Energy from TERI. She has worked with KanORS-EMR (Energy Modelling &am...

Gopal Berry

Gopal Berry graduated in Commerce from EIILM (Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management) Gurgaon. Prior to joining CSTEP, Gopal worked with IHDP Business Park, Shahi Exports Pvt. Ltd, Sharda Exports and Hem Stich India for 12 years. His interests lie in the areas of vendor management a...

Aditya Kaundinya

Aditya Kaundinya holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado, USA and Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. His research interests lie in the areas of water and energy analysis/modelling....

Workshop on Training Needs Assessment on Climate Change Regional Dialogue

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist and Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Researcher from CSTEP participated as subject experts for Urban Planning and Transport at the Training Needs Assessment Workshop on Climate Change, organised by the Environmental Management and Policy Research Institute (E...

Project Advisory Committee Meeting A Platform for Integrated Sanitation Investment Planning Proof of Concept Tool

Center for Study of Science Technology and Policy (CSTEP) organised a Project Advisory Committee Meeting for “A Platform for Integrated Sanitation Investment Planning – Proof-of-Concept Tool”. The meeting was attended by representatives from CSTEP, CEPT University, Arghyam, CDD Soc...

Workshop on Technology Options for Decentralized Wastewater Management Towards Sustainable Environment

Shramana Dey, Intern and Sujaya Rathi, Principal Investigator from CSTEP attended a workshop on ‘Technology Options for Decentralized Wastewater Management – Towards Sustainable Environment’, organised by the Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination (CDD) Society, BORDA and Rajiv Gandhi...

Workshop on Energy Data Management

Nihit Goyal (Senior Research Engineer) and Mohd. Sahil Ali (Research Economist) from CSTEP attended a workshop on Energy Data Management, organised by the Sustainable Growth Working Group of the US-India Energy Dialogue at the Planning Commission, New Delhi....

Workshop on Climate Change Mitigation

Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Reserach Engineer with CSTEP attended a round-table discussion that was organised by Public Affairs Center (PAC) and Institute of Financial Management and Research (IFMR) on "Climate Change Mitigation: Financing Low Carbon Growth at the State Level" held at H...

Talk on Shale Revolution in the US and its likely Impact on India

Talk on "Shale Revolution in the US and its likely Impact on India" at CSTEP by DR. BHAMY V. SHENOY, Advisor, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai....

Workshop on Power Control and Energy Management

Dr Mridula Bharadwaj, Principal Research Scientist, CSTEP, was invited as a Resource Speaker at a three-day workshop on “Power Control and Energy Management” under the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme organised by The National Institute of Technology, Warangal. ...

Talk on Institution Building

Talk on Institution Building: Role of Values - Experience of IIM Ahmedabad by Shri Prafull Anubhai, Chairman, Board of Management, Ahmedabad University....

Visit by Shri. Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Shri. Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of India, visited CSTEP. Researchers from CSTEP presented their work on Energy Efficiency, New Battery Materials, Urban Infrastructure and a demonstration of the Disaster Management and Energy Game developed by CSTEP....

Talk on Higher Education Reforms in India

Dr. Shyam Sunder, Professor of Accounting & Economics, Yale School of Management delivered a talk on Higher Education Reforms in India....

Talks by Dr. Ram K. Iyengar

Dr. Ram K. Iyengar who received his Ph. D in Metallurgical Engineering and Material Science from Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh delivered two talks at CSTEP. His talk on the first day was on Energy Management in Steel Plants and on the second day on Cleaner Production for Sustainable Developm...

Waste Management India Summit 2014

Saptak Ghosh, Senior Research Engineer at CSTEP was invited as a speaker at the Waste Management India Summit 2014, hosted by Prospur Events at the India Habitat Center in New Delhi....

Workshop on Climate Change, Energy-Risk and Low Carbon Strategy

Dr. Sharath Rao and Mohd. Sahil Ali attended a workshop on ‘Climate Change, Energy-Risk and Low Carbon Strategy’ on January 21, 2015 organised by Environment Management & Policy Research Institute (EMPRI)....

Faecal Sludge Management Conference

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist at CSTEP attended the Faecal Sludge Management Conference (FSM3) organised by the International Water Association, in Hanoi from January 19-23, 2015....

Workshop on ‘Climate Change on Urban-risk Vulnerability and Adaptation Measure’

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist and Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Researcher, Urban Development from CSTEP were invited as Key Resource Persons for a training programme on ‘Climate Change on Urban- Risk, Vulnerability and Adaptation Measures’ organised by the Environmental Ma...

Workshop on Faecal Sludge Management – Information Needs from Key Players

CSTEP hosted and jointly organised a workshop along with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok on Faecal Sludge Management – Information Needs from Key Players on April 6-7, 2015, in Bangalore....

Talk on Storm Water Management

Dr. Cliff Davidson, Director, Center for Sustainable Engineering, Syracuse University, US visited CSTEP to deliver a talk on ‘Storm Water Management' on June 25, 2015....

Tenth Annual International Conference on Public Policy and Management

Bhupesh Verma, Research Analyst at CSTEP attended a conference on Public Policy and Management, organised by the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore on August 3-5, 2015....

Workshop on Testing of Faecal Sludge Management Toolbox

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist; Shubhra Singh, Consultant and Vivek Vaidyanathan, Research Scientist from CSTEP participated in a three-day workshop on Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) organised by the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok on January 20-22, 2016....

Train the Trainer of Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) Toolbox

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist and Shramana Dey, Consultant from CSTEP attended a training program, organised by the Environmental Engineering and Management Department of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) for 4-day training entitled Train the Trainer of Faecal Sludge Management (F...

Workshop titled Gaps in Sanitation: An FSM-centric View

A dissemination workshop titled Gaps in Sanitation: An FSM-centric View was jointly organised by Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) and Environmental Management & Policy Research Institute (EMPRI) on November 09, 2016....

Citius, Altius, Fortius: A History of How the World Became Efficient

Dr. Deepak Malghan, a faculty at the Centre for Public Policy, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, delivered a talk on ‘A History of How the World Became Efficient’, at CSTEP, on 3 July 2017....

Storage options and materials for renewable applications and Fundamental R&D in batteries: Global trends and CSTEP Efforts, Power Control and Energy Management

Storage options and materials for renewable applications and Fundamental R&D in batteries: Global trends and CSTEP Efforts, Power Control and Energy Management, May 10-11, 2013...

Resource Variations and Resultant Tariffs for On-shore Wind potential in Karnataka

Resource Variations and Resultant Tariffs for On-shore Wind potential in Karnataka, Eighth annual international conference on public policy and management infrastructure: hard and soft, August 12, 2013...

Considering Emergency and Disaster Management Systems from a Software Architecture Perspective

Considering Emergency and Disaster Management Systems from a Software Architecture Perspective, The 4th Annual International Conference on Next Generation Infrastructures, November 16-18, 2011...

An Approach to Disaster Management using Games and Agent Based Models

An Approach to Disaster Management using Games and Agent Based Models, 2011...

Considering Emergency and Disaster Management Systems from a Software Architecture Perspective

Considering emergency and disaster management systems from a software architecture perspective...

Grid Security Management-Book Review

Grid security management-Book Review...

Integrated Urban Sanitation Decision Support Tool

As a result of inappropriate planning and management, urban infrastructure has not been able to keep up with the demands of the growing urban population. Poor sanitation and its contribution to the spread of diseases and pollution cannot be neglected. It has been made evident that there is a lack of...

Nuclear Waste Management

Renewable sources of energy might seem to be a viable alternative for clean-power generation. However, their intermittency is an impediment. In this context, nuclear energy merits serious consideration. Public aversion exists due to its potential risks, past disasters and lack of suitable solutions ...