Prathna Thanjavur Chandrasekaran
Prathna Thanjavur Chandrasekaran has a PhD in nanotechnology and she has been working in the field of water research for the past 6+ years with over 29 publications in peer reviewed international journals and 1300+ citations to her credit. She has worked with academic institutions of repute such as the Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore) and IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, the Netherlands (formerly UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education). Her research work at these institutions primarily focused on optimizing adsorbent nanomaterials for the development of decentralized drinking water filters. She recently joined the Dept. of Irrigation and Flood Control as a Chief Minister`s Fellow with the Delhi Govt. (India). She works on projects related to revival of static water bodies, innovative waste water treatment techniques and cleaning of River Yamuna to mention a few.