Prathna Thanjavur Chandrasekaran
Prathna Thanjavur Chandrasekaran, Ph.D., has been working in the field of water research for the past nine years. She has more than thirty publications in peer-reviewed international journals and an edited book to her credit. She has published more than 1700 citations and has an h-index of fifteen. Dr. Prathna has a Ph.D. in Nanotechnology and 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), as part of her postdoctoral studies. Her research focuses on optimizing adsorbent nanomaterials for the development of decentralized drinking water filters. She currently works as a chief minister`s fellow with the Department of Irrigation and Flood Control with the Delhi Government (India) and works on projects related to the cleaning of River Yamuna, the revival of water bodies, decentralized wastewater treatment, water management, and re-use.