Dr. Yogesh Patil earned his MSc and PhD in Environmental Sciences from Pune University and currently holds the position of Associate Professor and Head - Research & Publications with Symbiosis Institute of Research and Innovation (SIRI), Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune, India. He is teaching to MBA students in the broad areas of Energy and Environmental Management. His research focuses on developing low-cost integrated strategies/technologies for urban and industrial waste management. He has successfully completed six research projects funded by national and international agencies like UGC, IFS and World Bank. He is author of over 20 journal articles, book chapters and presented over 30 conference papers. Dr. Patil is a recipient of several honours and awards for his research.