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Anand Patwardhan

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Anand Patwardhan is professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park. He was earlier a professor at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay. Anand has a BTech (Electrical Engineering) from IIT-Bombay and a MS (Civil Engineering) and PhD (Engineering and Public Policy), both from Carnegie Mellon University. Anand’s research focuses on mitigation and adaptation responses to climate change, and the assessment of vulnerability and adaptation, as well as broader issues of science, technology and innovation policy. He has been a coordinating lead author for the IPCC, and a member of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel of the Global Environment Facility. He currently serves as co-chair of the Science Committee of the World Adaptation Science Program (WASP), co-chair of the Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA) and co-lead of the Methodology Advisory Group of the Race to Resilience

Patwardhan's full list of publications can be found on his Google Scholar page.

Areas of Interest
  • climate change; mitigation & adaptation; clean technology; technology & innovation policy
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