Speaker's Profile

Partha J Das

Partha J Das is a researcher from Assam, India, working mainly on climate and disaster risk reduction and adaptation. He has an MPhil and Doctorate Degree in Environmental Sciences from Gauhati University, Assam, where he specialized in climatology and flood hydrology. 

He works mainly in the northeastern region of India, a part of the Eastern Himalayas. Presently he is leading the ‘Water, Climate & Hazard Programme’ of Aaranyak, a premier environmental organization of India and a partner of ICIMOD. His team, in collaboration with ICIMOD, has been providing early warning of flash floods in Lakhimpur and Dhemaji districts of Assam for the last five years.