India China Institute (ICI) Fellow
Jayanta Bandyopadhyay is currently an India China Institute (ICI) Fellow. He is Professor and Head of the Centre for Development and Environment Policy at the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta. The objective of the bulk of his research has been generating trans-disciplinary public interest in critical issues related to environment and development. He has authored over 100 books, book chapters, articles and book reviews focusing on ecosystems, has served as an expert reviewer for the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and has been a member of multiple UNESCO teams on environmental issues. By means of the ICI Fellowship, Jayanta is interested in researching Indian and Chinese institutional strategies for addressing global warming and consequent climate change, and the possibility of co-designing or co-teaching on these issues.