Dr. Jayant Sathaye will deliver a lecture on “Climate Change” at Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore on Saturday, June 11, 2016, at ECR Hall in the campus.

In the talk, Dr. Sathaye will present on research, modeling and policy analysis of climate change mitigation, energy efficiency standards, building energy use (including cool roofs), power sector analysis, and forestry activities. The topic has been his sole focus of research in his career.

Dr. Sathaye started his career as a Senior Scientist and Strategic Advisor and Founder of the International Energy Studies Group at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 1974 and continued to work in the organization till 2014. He was also an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco and Stanford University and is currently a Visiting Professor at the University of California, Berkeley.

He has been a coordinating lead author of 11 publications of the IPCC since 1990. Dr. Jayant Sathaye contributed to the reports of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. Dr. Sathaye holds a Ph.D. degree from University of California, Irvine, and a B.Tech. (Hons.) Mechanical Engineering degree from IIT Bombay. He also received a Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIT Bombay in 2011.

The talk is open for all. It will be held from 2 pm-4 pm. For more details, contact Dr. Sangeetha Gunasekar, Assistant Professor, Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore at +91 (422) 265 2122, Extn: 5423.

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