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Pranab Roy Chowdhury

Energy Geography

Biography

Supervising Faculty: Budhu Bhaduri

Pranab is a fourth-year graduate student and Ph.D. candidate at the Bredesen Center Energy Science and Engineering program. His research focuses on development and application of novel methodologies driven by geospatial data and analysis in the area of urban sustainability. He is interested in understanding energy consumption patterns in cities of the developing and under-developed world, where ground data is not available; the relationship between urban characteristics and the consumption of energy and other natural resources, as well as greenhouse gas emission. Pranab holds Masters degrees in Remote Sensing and GIS applications in Urban and Regional Planning from Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, India; and in Geography from the University of Calcutta, India. Before starting graduate studies, he worked as a Scientist in the Government of India and also has experience of working in the industry.


Education

Master of Technology in Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System – Indian Institute of Remote Sensing & Andhra University, India.

Master of Science in Geography – Presidency College, University of Calcutta, India

Bachelor of Science in Geography (Honors) – Presidency College, University of Calcutta, India

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