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Suresh N.S.

Suresh N.S., Senior Research Engineer, holds a Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He is a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from Sri Venkateswara University. His research interests lie in renewable energy, conventional energy and emerging techno...

Ashish Nigam

Ashish Nigam is a Research Engineer involved in the assessment studies for offshore wind energy projects at CSTEP. He holds a Master’s degree in Energy & Environment from Lancaster University, UK and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from FLAME, Pune. His professional...

Merlin Francis

Merlin Francis holds a Master’s degree in Communication from Christ University, Bangalore. Prior to joining CSTEP, she worked with The New Indian Express and Times of India for 5 years. She is interested in the reading and writing about transport and urban sustainability, governance, education...

Malvika Jayachandra

Malavika Jayachandran  is pursuing her Masters in Architecture from University of Mysore. She has completed Bachelor of Architecture from Pica, University of Mumbai. Prior to joining CSTEP, Malavika worked at NQH Architects, Ho Chi Minh City and Zacharia Consultants , Bangalore as Junior Archit...

Round Table on Environment Sustainability and Climate Change: Karnataka Agenda

A Round Table on Environment, Sustainability and Climate Change: Karnataka Agenda, was organised by the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) and HSBC along with the Environment and Good Governance Trust, the London School of Economics (LSE), and Institute for Social and Economi...

Indo-US Workshop on Designing Sustainable Products

An Indo-US Workshop on Designing Sustainable Products, Services and Manufacturing Systems was organised by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA, and the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and supported by the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum. CSTEP researchers contr...

Talk titled ‘Making Sense of Sustainability’

Dr. Rachuri Sudarsan, from National Institute of Standards and Technology, delivered a talk titled ‘Making Sense of Sustainability’ at CSTEP....

Talk by Monto Mani

Prof Monto Mani, at IISC Mr. Mani, Associate Professor, Centre for Sustainable Technologies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore delivered a talk on "Imminent sustainability challenges in a built environment" at CSTEP on December 03, 2014....

ABG Sustainability Conference

Mohd. Sahil Ali attended a Sustainability Conference organised by the Aditya Birla Group (ABG) on September 16, 2015...

Indo-German Conference on Sustainability

Sonali Anusree Patro, Research Analyst and Riya Rachel Mohan, Consultant from CSTEP attended the Indo-German Conference on Sustainability organised by the Indo-German Centre for Sustainability, February 27, 2016....

Workshop on Peri-Urban Development and Sustainability

CSTEP organised a Workshop on Peri-Urban Development and Sustainability on September 23, 2016....

Sustainability analysis and energy footprint based design in the product lifecycle

Sustainability analysis and energy footprint based design in the product lifecycle at Indo-US Workshop on Sustainable Products,Services and Manufacturing Systems, August 18-20, 2009...

Sustainable Access for All: Building Sustainability into Universal Energy Access, Occasional

Sustainable Access for All: Building Sustainability into Universal Energy Access, Occasional Paper Series 11, Southern Voice, May 2014...

Transitioning Towards a Green Economy in Karnataka

Karnataka envisions job-oriented, inclusive economic growth through sustainable industrialisation and accelerated urbanisation. These transitions are likely to increase the demand for resources and energy significantly. The achievement of this vision may be threatened by limits on resources and an a...

Creating Inclusive Cities: A Review of Indicators for Measuring Sustainability for Urban Infrastructure in India

Creating Inclusive Cities: A Review of Indicators for Measuring Sustainability for Urban Infrastructure in India...

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

CSTEP's effort in Energy Efficiency and Sustainability is to provide options for improving energy efficiency and lowering CO2 emissions in several sectors of an economy. As part of the National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency under the Prime Minister’s National Action Plan for Clima...

Energy Policy

CSTEP's work in Energy Policy has been focused on making energy planning and energy policies more sustainable, whether within the frame of energy security, low carbon development, green growth, or sustainable access. These issues are rigorously analysed from engineering, economic and social pers...

CLIMATE STUDIES

CSTEP through various projects is engaged in climate modelling, mitigation, and adaptation as part of its Climate Studies initiative. The research includes exploration of options for India’s low carbon energy growth as well as adaptation strategies. In recent work, CSTEP undertook the evaluati...

Monto Mani

Monto Mani, Associate Professor, Centre for Sustainable Technologies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore delivered a talk on "Imminent sustainability challenges in a built environment" at CSTEP on December 03, 2014....

Why Indian Industry should support Think Tanks

Why Indian Industry should support Think Tanks: An interview of Dr. Anshu Bharadwaj, Sustainability Next, September 2014...

Karnatakas Solar Policy Packs Punch

Karnataka's Solar Policy Packs Punch, Saptak Ghosh, Sustainability Next, August 2014...

Where's the Storage Plan

Where's the Storage Plan? Mridula Dixit Bharadwaj and Bishal Madhab Mazumdar, SustainabilityNext, June 2014...

‘Sustainability’ in the next development agenda: the case of energy access (Part 1)

Nihit Goyal, Shweta L. Srinivasan, Mohd. Sahil Ali, ‘Sustainability’ in the next development agenda: the case of energy access (Part 1), Southern Voice Initiative, April 22, 2014...

Smart Decisions for a Sustainable City

Shrimoyee Bhattacharya and Sujaya Rathi, Smart Decisions for a Sustainable City, Sustainability Next, November 2014...

‘Sustainability’ in the next development agenda: the case of energy access (Part 2)

Nihit Goyal, Shweta L. Srinivasan, Mohd. Sahil Ali, ‘Sustainability’ in the next development agenda: the case of energy access (Part 2), Southern Voice Initiative, April 30, 2014...

Thinking Beyond Building Toilets

Sujaya Rathi, Thinking Beyond Building Toilets, Sustainability Next, January 2015...

Thinking Beyond Building Toilets

Our latest publication in Sustainability Next on SanTool by Sujaya Rathi...

Target Sustainability, Become Smart

Target Sustainability, Become Smart, Sujaya Rathi and Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Infrastructure Today, March 2015...

Energy-Efficient Irrigation Pumping: 96 GWh of Electricity Can be Saved

Energy-Efficient Irrigation Pumping: 96 GWh of Electricity Can be Saved, Mohd. Sahil Ali, Sustainability Next, April 7, 2015...

Wind Energy is Like a Neglected Wife in India

Wind Energy is Like a Neglected Wife in India, Sustainability Next, March 13, 2015...

EU-India Cooperation: Driving Sustainability

EU-India Cooperation: Driving Sustainability, Indian Express, May 8, 2015...

Make in India: Why Domestic Solar Power Component Manufacturing Needs More Support

Make in India: Why Domestic Solar Power Component Manufacturing Needs More Support, Bhupesh Verma, Vaishalee Dash and Dr. Sharath Rao, Sustainability Next, July 9, 2015...

Intelligent Systems for Smart and Sustainable Transport

Intelligent Systems for Smart and Sustainable Transport, Anantha Lakshmi P. and Sujaya Rathi, Sustainability Next, August 8, 2015...

Why India Should Soon Move to Solar Tower Technology

Why India Should Soon Move to Solar Tower Technology, Srilaskmi G, Sustainability Next, September 10, 2015....

Better Quality of Life For All With Lower Climate Impact is Possible: CSTEP

Better Quality of Life For All With Lower Climate Impact is Possible: CSTEP, Sustainability Next, September 10, 2015....

Fitting Solar Photovoltaics in the Indian Power Sector

Fitting Solar Photovoltaics in the Indian Power Sector, Harshid Sridhar, Sustainability Next, October 10, 2015....

India’s Commitment to Climate Change at UNFCCC

India’s Commitment to Climate Change at UNFCCC, Shweta Srinivasan, Sustainability Next, October 10, 2015....

Manufactured Sand

Manufactured Sand, Shyam Sunder P, Sustainability Next, November 12, 2015....

Reconceptualising Smart Cities A Reference Framework for India

Reconceptualising Smart Cities A Reference Framework for India, Sustainability Next, Novemeber Issue, 2015....

Why Mobile Towers Can’t Go Solar Soon?

Why Mobile Towers Can’t Go Solar Soon?, Murali R. Ananthakumar, Sustainability Next, January 8, 2016....

Workshop on Modelling Sustainability

Venkatesh Vunnam, Senior Research Engineer from CSTEP attended a workshop on Building Energy Modelling for Efficient Design and Sustainable Cooling Technologies, organised by cBalance Solutions and Fair Conditioning in Bengaluru on March 25-26, 2016. Click to view write-up Workshop on Modellin...

Indo-German Conference on Sustainability

Sonali Anusree Patro, Research Analyst and Riya Rachel Mohan, Consultant from CSTEP attended the Indo-German Conference on Sustainability organised by the Indo-German Centre for Sustainability, February 27, 2016. Click to view write-up Indo-German Conference on Sustainability...

ABG Sustainability Conference

Mohd. Sahil Ali attended a Sustainability Conference organised by the Aditya Birla Group (ABG) on September 16, 2015 Click to view write-up ABG Sustainability Conference...

Round Table on Environment Sustainability and Climate Change: Karnataka Agenda

A Round Table on Environment, Sustainability and Climate Change: Karnataka Agenda, was organised by the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) and HSBC along with the Environment and Good Governance Trust, the London School of Economics (LSE), and Institute for Social and Economi...

Indo-US Workshop on Designing Sustainable Products

An Indo-US Workshop on Designing Sustainable Products, Services and Manufacturing Systems was organised by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA, and the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and supported by the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum. CSTEP researchers contr...