Dr. C G Madhusoodhanan,
Co-founder & CEO
EQUINOCT- Community Sourced Modelling Solutions
Dr. Madhusoodhanan’s research work is focused on understanding natural resource inter-linkages in India in the wake of extensive human interventions and climate change. He has a PhD in Water Resources Engineering from the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India.
He was the Principal Investigator of the Project on Kerala Floods 2018: Causes and Risk Mitigation Strategy, a project of Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie funded by National Disaster Management Authority, GoI
He has expertise in the assessment of hydrological impacts of climate and human interventions on the Energy-Land-Water-Climate Nexus, Climate change assessments, tropical hydrology, hydrologic modelling, integrated river basin management, water conflicts, agricultural transitions, vegetation dynamics, and natural resource management.
He also has experience in grass-root level participatory technology implementation across rural India. He is the recipient of the Global Indus Technovators Award 2004 and Excellence in Research Award of IIT Bombay in 2018.
He is also a consultant for developing Flood Risk Reduction Plan for Cochin International Airport Ltd.
He has authored several peer-reviewed journal articles, popular articles and books.