International Conference on

Understanding Climate Change and Enabling Climate Actions in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

Kathmandu, Nepal
11 - 13 April 2017

Priyadarshi Shukla

Dr Priyadarshi R. Shukla is Co-Chair of the Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for the Sixth Assessment Report. He has worked as an Assistant Professor (1979-88), Associate Professor (1988-91) and Professor (1991-2015) at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India. He is associated with IPCC as an author since 1993 - as a lead author of IPCC WGIII SAR (Chapters 8, 9 and 10), TAR (Chapter 8), AR4 (Chapter 2) and AR5 (Chapter 6). He is also a lead author of IPCC SRES and Special Report on Technology Transfer as well as IPCC Technical Paper I (1996) and Technical Paper IV (1997). Prof. Shukla has been a member of several prestigious National and International Policy Committees. He has led several international research projects and is a member of several international teams working on integrated assessment modeling and policy studies. He is a co-author/co-editor of fourteen books and numerous publications in international journals in the areas of energy, environment, climate change and development policies. He has guided over forty doctoral students. He obtained M.S (1976) and Ph.D. (1979) degrees from Stanford University, USA.