Dr. C.N. Tripathi holds a PhD in Geophysics (Climate Change) from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He also earned an MSc (Tech) degree in Geophysics (Meteorology) and a Bachelor of Science from the same institution.
With a professional career spanning over 28 years, Dr. Tripathi has accumulated extensive expertise in climate change and its associated challenges. His proficiency encompasses the utilization of regional climate simulation to evaluate the impact of climate change on agriculture and water resources in India. He is also adept at implementing technologies for climate change mitigation and adaptation in both rural and urban contexts. Notably, he played a pivotal role in key projects related to “Global Warming and India’s Food Security” and the “Development of GIS Based Integrated Watershed Management Decision Support System” while serving as a Senior Project Scientist at the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
Beyond his research pursuits, Dr. Tripathi has exhibited exceptional proficiency in teaching B.Tech, M.Tech, and guiding PhD students, having held positions as Professor, Associate Professor, and Assistant Professor at different institutions. He significantly contributed to shaping the curriculum for the Bachelor of Technology in Environmental Engineering as a member of the Board of Studies of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow. Furthermore, his adeptness in academic administration is evident through various leadership roles, including Head of Department of Environmental Engineering, Coordinator of the Skill Development Program, and Member of the Proctorial Board, among others during his previous affiliation.
Dr. Tripathi’s scholarly contributions are widely recognized, with over 55 research papers published in esteemed national and international journals and conferences. He is an avid contributor to articles in various newspapers and magazines, particularly in the area of climate action. Additionally, he serves as a valued reviewer for distinguished journals such as “Water Resources Management” by Springer Publications and “Cogent Engineering” by Taylor and Francis publishing house.
Outside of academia, Dr. Tripathi has demonstrated a fervent commitment to environmental awareness. He has organized programs for society outreach, particularly focusing on farmers, and hosted numerous conferences and training programs centered around climate change and environmental management. His multifaceted contributions exemplify a profound dedication to advancing knowledge and practices in the field of climate change. Presently, Dr. Tripathi holds the esteemed positions of Professor and Academic Director at the Anant School for Climate Action.