[ Chitresh Saraswat ]

Chitresh Saraswat is a doctoral scholar and interdisciplinary researcher in the Fenner School of Environment & Society, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

Trained as an environmental geographer (water sustainability) and computer scientist, his research interests straddling water governance, innovation, and sustainability transitions. His primary research focuses on the role of ethics, innovation and capability building to accelerating transition towards achieving water security in Global South. He is also interested in governance of social and crowd-based innovation in sustainability transitions.

Chitresh has over ten years of research and industry experience, both nationally and internationally. He has developed this through roles with United Nations Agencies, Energy & Water Utilities, and corporate (IT) sector firms. Chitresh received Master of Science (Sustainability) degree from United Nations University (UNU-IAS), Tokyo. He also holds a joint diploma in sustainability science from the University of Tokyo (Out) and has completed post-graduation from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India. He has published 27 peer-reviewed outputs (articles, authored book and book chapters) in high impact factor journals and books in the research areas of sustainability transition, water management, security and governance, and cyber-physical systems.

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