Raja Timilsina | Sustainability | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Raja Timilsina | Sustainability | Best Researcher Award

PHD at the Asian Development Bank Institute, Japan

Raja Rajendra Timilsina, Ph.D., an Economist at the Asian Development Bank Institute, specializes in development economics, behavioral economics, and mechanism design. With a Ph.D. from Kochi University of Technology, he focuses on sustainability, agriculture, and economic behaviors. Timilsina has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed publications and research projects, showcasing his expertise in education, health, and cultural sustainability. Fluent in Japanese and English, he holds multiple awards and scholarships, including the ADB-JSP Scholarship for Masters. With extensive teaching experience and professional activities, he continues to influence policy and research in economic development and sustainability.

🔬 Experience

Economist-consultant, Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), July 2023-Current Assistant Professor (Project based), Kochi University of Technology, April 2021-March 2022 Research Associate, Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), April 2022-June 2023 Research Associate, Research Institute for Future Design, April 2018-March 2021 Plus various roles prior

🎓Education

Ph.D. in Economics, Kochi University of Technology, 2015-2018 Research Interest: Development economics, Experiment and Behavioral economics, Mechanism design Dissertation Title: Social design and sustainability of environmental resources: Learning from field experiments Masters in International Development Program (Economics), International University of Japan, 2009-2011 Bachelors of Business Administration (Finance), Tribhuvan University, 2003-2007

Awards and Scholarships

Multiple awards and scholarships including the ADB-JSP Scholarship for Masters

Research Interests

Education, Health, and Nutrition Agriculture, Climate Change, and Livelihood Economic Behaviors and Preferences Cultural Change and Intergenerational Sustainability Experimental and Development Economics

Publications Top Notes 📝

 

Haoxian Lin | Atmospheric Physics | Best Scholar Award

 Mr. Haoxian Lin | Atmospheric Physics | Best Scholar Award

👨‍🏫Profile Summary

Lin Haoxian is a dedicated PhD student specializing in Atmospheric Physics at Nanjing University. With a Master’s in Development Economics and Bachelor’s in Economic and Financial Sciences from the same institution, he has a strong academic background. His research focuses on analyzing the impacts of northward typhoons on autumn haze pollution over North China Plain. Lin has published in reputable journals and showcased expertise in statistical analysis, programming, and regional climate modeling. With a keen interest in aerosol-weather interactions, he aims to contribute significantly to the field in the future.

 

🌐 Professional Profiles

 

 

 

About My Education, Experience, and Academic Achievements 🎓

I graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Atmospheric Science from Nanjing University and am currently pursuing my doctorate in Atmospheric Physics and Atmospheric Environment at the same esteemed institution. During my undergraduate years, I actively engaged in the National Innovation and Entrepreneurship training program, where my research on indoor and outdoor air quality was published in Aerosol and Air Quality Research in 2020. Now, during my doctoral studies, my research on the impacts of northward typhoons on autumn haze pollution over the North China Plain has been recently published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. Proficient in analyzing diverse datasets and utilizing regional climate models, I aim to delve deeper into the interaction between typhoons and aerosols, contributing to the field of atmospheric science.

About My Contribution to Research & Development, Innovations, and Extension Activities 🌐

My research has shed light on the significant role of northward typhoons in autumn haze pollution over the North China Plain. By analyzing ground-based and satellite observations, reanalysis data, and model simulations, we identified the mechanisms behind rapid PM2.5 increases during these events. Our findings underscore the importance of synoptical weather patterns in haze pollution and provide insights for mitigating haze exposure in affected regions. I aim to further explore the interaction between typhoons and aerosols, contributing to our understanding of atmospheric processes and aiding in the development of strategies for improving air quality.

📚Top Noted Publication

Title: Impacts of Northward Typhoons on Autumn Haze Pollution Over North China Plain
Authors: Lin, H., Ding, K., Huang, X., Ma, Y., Ding, A.
Journal: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
Year: 2024
Volume: 129
Issue: 6

 

Title: Joint effects of environmental filtering and dispersal limitation on the species assemblage of the Tibetan Plateau
Authors: He, J., Lin, H., Wang, R., Yu, J., Jiang, H.
Journal: Journal of Biogeography
Year: 2022
Volume: 49
Issue: 4
Pages: 640–653

 

Title: A comparison study of indoor and outdoor air quality in Nanjing, China
Authors: Xu, R., Qi, X., Dai, G., Wang, L., Ding, A.
Journal: Aerosol and Air Quality Research
Year: 2020
Volume: 20
Issue: 10
Pages: 2128–2141

 

Itishree Pattnaik | Agriculture, Gender, migration, food security, rural development

Itishree Pattnaik – Leading Researcher in Agriculture, Gender, migration, food security, rural development

👨‍🏫Assoc Prof Dr. Itishree Pattnaik an Dr at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore India and Research, Department of Immunology and Microbiology , stands as a distinguished Academician/Research Scholar in the domain of India. Holding a  Ph.D on CAgriculture, Gender, migration, food security, rural development. Their professional journey exemplifies dedication and expertise. 📚

🎓Education:

She completed her Ph.D. in Economics in 2009 from the University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, with a thesis titled “Comparative Performance of Agricultural Sector in Andhra Pradesh and Orissa,” under the guidance of Prof. R. Vijay. Prior to her doctoral studies, she pursued M.Phil. in Economics from the same university in 2004, achieving a commendable 65%, with a thesis on “Trends in Investment in R&D in Indian Agriculture,” supervised by Prof. D. Narshima Reddy. Her academic journey began with a Master of Arts in Economics in 2002, where she secured first class with a 66% distinction from the University of Hyderabad. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics, also with first class honors and a 66% distinction, from Ramadevi Women’s Collage, Utkal University, Odisha, in 2000. Furthermore, her educational foundation includes Higher Secondary studies in Economics, Mathematics, Logic, and Psychology, where she achieved first class with a 66% distinction in 1997, followed by a Secondary School certification with first class honors and a 69% distinction in 1995 from the Council of Higher Secondary Education and the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha, respectively.

🌐 Professional Profiles:

Academic Award: 

  • Honorable Mention, 2023 Bina Agarwal Prize for Young Scholars, International Society of Ecological Economics. Boston, USA.
  • Best Paper Award, at the 60th Labour Economics Conference, organised by Indian Society of Labour Economics, held at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development research, Mumbai, 19th December – 21st December. 2018.

Members in Committees:

  • Life Member, Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), India, since 2018.
  • Member in Association of Academics for Social Justice (AASJ) (during 2023-24)
  • Member in Indian Association of Social Science Institutions (IASSI) (during 2018-19 and 2023-24)
  • Member in Indian Association of Women Studies (IAWS) (during 2019-20).
  • Members of the ‘Advisory committee – Networking and Advocacy’, Working Group for Women and Land Ownership (WGWLO), Ahmedabad (2018-2019).
  • Coordinator of GIDR-Working Paper Series (2019-2023)

Publications:

  • Pattnaik Itishree and Kuntala Lihiri-Dutt (2023), Feminization of Hunger in Climate Change: Linking Rural Women’s Health and Wellbeing in India, Climate and Development, Taylor & Francis Group. Published online December 13th 2023
  • Itishree Pattnaik (2022), Women’s Labour Contribution and Decision Making Power: Evidence from Gujarat, Anvesak. December. 52(2):33-48. ISSN 0378-4568. UGC Care list I.
  • Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and Itishree Pattnaik (2022), Women-headed Households in Agriculture: Report from West Bengal, India, Ecology, Economy and Society–the INSEE Journal 5 (1): 223-229. ISSN No. 2581-6101. SCOPUS
  • Amita Shah, Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and Itishree Pattnaik (2022), Women’s Role in Agriculture and Food Security: Learnings from Gujarat and West Bengal. Ecology, Economy and Society–the INSEE Journal, 5 (1): 89-107. ISSN number:2581-6101. SCOPUS
  • Pattnaik Itishree and Kuntala Lihiri-Dutt (2022), Do Women Like to Farm? Evidence of Growing Burdens of Farming on Women in Rural India. The Journal of Peasant Studies, 49 (3): 629-651. DOI: 10.1080/03066150.2020.1867540. ISBN Number: 03066150, 17439361. SCOPUS
  • Pattnaik Itishree (2020), Agricultural Performance in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh: An Enquiry into the Patterns Processes and Impacts. Orissa Economic Journal, 52 (2) 57-83. Published on January 2021. ISSN No. 0976-5409. UGC Care list I.
  • Amita Shah and Itishree Pattnaik (2021), ‘Pattern and Dynamics of the Rural Non-farm Economy: A Case Study of Gujarat’. Journal of Social and Economic Development. June, 23(1), 48-70. ISBN No. 0973-886X. ABDC list
  • Pattnaik Itishree, and Kuntala Lihiri-Dutt (2020), ‘What Determines Women’s Agricultural Participation? A Comparative Study of Landholding Households in Rural India’ Journal of Rural Studies 76 (2020) 25–39. ISSN No. 0743-0167. SCOPUS
  • Pattnaik Itishree, Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt, Stewart Lockie and Bill Prichard (2018), ‘The Feminization of Agriculture or the Feminization of Agrarian Distress? Tracking the Trajectory of Women in Agriculture in India’, Journal of Asia Pacific Economy, 23 (1), 138-155. ISBN No. 13547860, 14699648. SCOPUS
  • Pattnaik Itishree and Amita Shah (2015), ‘Trends and Decomposition of Agricultural Growth and Crop Output in Gujarat: Recent Evidence’, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 70 (2), 182-193. ISBN No. SCOPUS
  • Pattnaik Itishree (2015), ‘Structural Break and Phases in Agricultural Sector: An Analysis of Bihar and Odisha’, Journal of Regional Development and Planning, 3(2), 35-54. ISBN No. Peer Reviewed.