Dr. C N Tripathi

Professor, Anant School for Climate Action

C.N. Tripathi has his PhD from the Department of Geophysics (Climate Change) from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He also earned his MSc (Tech) degree in Geophysics (Meteorology), as well as his Bachelor of Science from the Banaras Hindu University.

With over 28 years of professional career, Dr. Tripathi has gained extensive research, academic and administrative experience in the field of climate change and related issues, including application of regional climate simulation for assessment of impact of climate change on agriculture and water resources of India, as well as technologies for climate change mitigation and adaptation in rural and urban sector. He has worked for projects in the area of “Global Warming and India’s Food Security” and on the “Development of GIS Based Integrated Watershed Management Decision Support System” during his tenure as Senior Project Scientist at Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. He also has extensive experience of teaching B.Tech and M.Tech students and supervising PhD students in the area of Environmental Engineering at Hindustan College of Science and Technology, Farah Mathura. In addition to teaching and training to B.Tech/M.Tech/Doctoral students, he has wide experience in academic administration as well. Examples of such experiences include his positions as Head of Department of Environmental Engineering, the Coordinator of the Skill Development Program, a Member of the Proctorial Board, a member of the flying squad at Hindustan College of Science and Technology, Farah Mathura. He was also the member of the Board of Studies of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University Lucknow and was a pioneer in the development of the course curriculum of the Bachelor of Technology in Environmental Engineering. He has published more than 55 research papers in National/International journals and conferences and is also the reviewer for the prestigious journals “Water Resources Management” of Springer Publications and “Cogent Engineering” of Taylor and Francis publishing house. Besides his significant contribution to research and development, teaching and administration, he has also made impactful contributions to organizing environmental awareness programs; society connect programs for farmers; numerous conferences and training programmes in the areas of climate change and environmental management.