Grants and awards

Grants and fellowships

  • (2021) Southern Partner Fund, Climate Compatible Growth: 'Just energy and material transition in Lao PDR' | Role: Co-PI (£11,500)

  • (2021) ESRC Festival of Social Science (FoSS) Short film Grant: 'Planned obsolescence of smartphones and its environmental impact' | Role: Co-I (£1500)

  • (2021) Cambridge Centre for Climate Repair: 'Negative emission and public perception of technology mining using Twitter interactions' (£5000)| Role: PI

  • (2021) Energy Transition Small Grant, Issac Newton Trust: 'Energy transition in Ghana for a net-zero future' (£2000) | Role: Co-PI

  • (2021-22) Keynes Fund for Applied Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge: 'Energy Incentives and Market Mechanism in Slum Rehabilitation Housing for Distributive Justice' (£29,576) | Role: Co-I

  • (2020) Michigan Conservative Energy Forum Fellowship: 'Electric vehicle adoption analytics using Facebook' (£3000) | Role: PI

  • (2020) Cambridge Judge Business School Small Grant: 'Green propaganda in fossil industry using AI' (£5000) | Role: Co-I/RA

  • (2020) Energy Transition Small Grant, Issac Newton Trust: 'COVID-19 effects on residential electricity demand in India' (£1800) | Role: Co-I

  • (2020) Cambridge University Travel Grant for 8th Global Young Scientists Summit in Singapore (£1000) | Role: PI

  • (2018) Santander Mobility Grant from the International Student Office, University of Cambridge (£500) | Role: PI

  • (2019) Gates-Cambridge Alumni Collaborative Grants: 'Human-computer interface in social research' (£1000) | Role: PI

  • (2018-22) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Gates Cambridge Scholarship [OPP1144] 'Contextualising energy justice in poverty' (£200,000) | Role: PI

  • (2018) Trinity College MCSC Scholarship (Honorary), Trinity College, Cambridge (£1000) | Role: PI

  • (2017) Commonwealth-Shared Scholarship for engineering for sustainable development (£41,500) | Role: PI

  • (2016) Stanford University Visiting Grant from IRCC-IIT Bombay (£4000) | Role: Co-PI/RA

  • (2016) International Summer Fellowship, ETH-Zurich (£500)

  • (2015) International Summer Fellowship, Ben Gurion University of the Negev-Israel (£500)

  • (2014-16) Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, GATE-fellowship (£2300)

Awards

  • (2021) Research on 'Planned obsolescence of smartphones' selected for short film at the 2022 ESRC Festival of Social Science (FoSS)

  • (2021) Awarded the Keynes Fund for Applied Economics by the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge

  • (2021) Selected as a visiting researcher for September-2021 Data Study Group at the Alan Turing Institute (UK)

  • (2020) Selected as one of the top 20 academic posters at the AIUK 2020 conference, Alan Turing Institute (UK)

  • (2020) Scholar elect for 8th Global Young Scientist Summit (GYSS) - 2020 Singapore from School of Arts and Humanities, University of Cambridge and National Research Foundation Singapore

  • (2019) Best presentation award, ASEAN Emerging Research Conference, Cambridge, UK

  • (2019) Best poster award, Gates Day of Research, Jesus College, University of Cambridge, UK

  • (2018-22) Gates Cambridge Scholarship, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  • (2018) Trinity MCSC Scholarship (Honorary), Trinity College, Cambridge

  • (2017-18) Commonwealth-Shared Scholarship by the Commonwealth Commission and Cambridge Trust