Dr Chandranath Tripathi

Professor and Academic Director, Anant School for Climate Action
MSc (Tech) in Geophysics, Banaras Hindu University

Dr. C.N. Tripathi has a PhD from the Department of Geophysics (Climate Change), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He also earned his MSc (Tech) degree in Geophysics (Meteorology), as well as his Bachelor’s degree from the Banaras Hindu University. Dr. Tripathi has over 28 years of professional experience and has gained extensive research, academic, and administrative experience in the field of climate change and related issues. This includes the application of regional climate simulation for the assessment of impact of climate change on agriculture and water resources in India, as well as technologies for climate change mitigation and adaptation in rural and urban sectors. 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 BTech and MTech 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 BTech, MTech, and Doctoral students, he has wide experience in academic administration as well. He has held 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 for the BTech 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, Springer Publications and Cogent Engineering, Taylor and Francis. 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, and numerous conferences and training programmes in the areas of climate change and environmental management.