Jyoti Prajapati

Jyoti Prajapati

Fellow (Alumni)

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Jyoti joined the IASS as a fellow in April 2018. She has completed her MSc Masters in Environmental Science at the Department of Environmental Science, Khwopa College affiliated to Trivbhuwan University (2012-2015), Kathmandu, Nepal. She received the International Climate Protection Fellowship 2018/19 form the Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation for her research topic "Air Quality and Climate Benefits of Low Carbon Sustainable Urban Transportation in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal" and she will be conducting her research under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Mark Lawrence and Maheshwar Rupakheti at the IASS, as her host institute. Prior to the fellowship she worked as a Program Officer in Clean Energy Nepal (Non-Governmental Organization) under the Clean Air, Urban Mobility and Climate Change Unit. Her academic knowledge and experience in the sector of Air, Urban Transport and Climate Change has led her to join the IASS and conduct her research for low carbon sustainable transportation to combat air pollution and climate change.

  • 3/2018-Current: International Climate Protection Fellow, 2018/19, Alexander Von Humboldt (AvH) Foundation, Host Institution: Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V.(IASS)
  • 2/2016-11/2017: Program Officer, Clean Energy Nepal-CEN, Lalitpur, Nepal, Division: Clean Air, Urban Mobility and Climate Change.
  • 8/2014-9/2014: Intern, Society for Youth Activity, SOYA, Bhaktapur, Nepal, Division: Youth Mobilization, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
  • 4/2015-11/2015: Science and Environmental Science Teacher, Chelsea International Academy, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • 5/2011-4/2015: Science and Environmental Science Teacher (Part time), Vidhya Vikash Secondary Boarding School, Bhaktapur, Nepal.
  • 2012-2015 MSc in Environmental Science, Khwopa College affiliated to Trivbhuwan University, Bhaktapur, Nepal.
  • Clean Air
  • Mitigation of air pollution and Sustainable Urban Mobility: Improving public transport, promote non-motorized transportation and reducing emission from transport, research based policy advocacy.
  • Climate Change and Renewable Energy
  • Sustainable Development: Sustainable cities and energy transition
  • Climate Induced Disaster and Disaster Risk Management

Publications prior to joining the IASS

  • Jyoti Prajapati1, Kamal Raj Gosai1, Amrit Sharma2, 1Khwopa College, Tribhuvan University, Bhaktapur Nepal, 2Central Department of Environmental Science, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu Nepal (2017) Community fire vulnerability assessment in Bhaktapur municipality, Journal of Environment Science, volume III, Government of Nepal, Ministry of Population and Environment, Department of Environment.
  • Monthly E-Newsletter "Clean Air News": Clean Air Network Nepal and Clean Energy Nepal, Volume 10, Issue 1 to10 and Volume 11 Issue 10 from March 2016 to October 2017.