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Former post-doctoral


Dr. Shreya Some is an economist by training. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Economics, Jadavpur University in 2021. She is interested in interdisciplinary research focusing on mitigating climate change. She is passionate about demand side climate mitigation, emission reduction from the food system, just transition of the food system. Her research interests include a wide range of topics: emission mitigation, energy modeling, sustainability transition, gender equality and sustainable development. Her focus sectors are: agriculture, transport, energy, and cities. She uses diverse tools and frameworks for research analysis including quantitative economic tools and econometric models. Prior to joining AIT, she worked as a Scientist in the Technical Support Unit of IPCC WGIII (Sixth Assessment Cycle-AR6).


Former research associate

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Muhammad Huzaifa Butt is a sustainable energy transition and project management specialist. He holds a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering (2015) from Mirpur University of Science and Technology, Mirpur (Pakistan), MSc Project Management (2019) from Bahria University, Lahore (Pakistan) and MSc in Sustainable Energy Transition (2022) from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. From 2015 to 2020, Mr. Huzaifa Butt worked as project engineer on energy infrastructure projects particularly hydropower projects in Pakistan. His research interests include energy demand modeling, social acceptance of technological transition, technology innovation system analysis, acceleration and acceptance of demand side green technologies, mobility demand and net-zero pathways in the context of developing countries.

Former student assistant


August, 2022 - February 2023 

Jeeten Kumar is a Master’s student at AIT’s Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation, and Management (DPMM) program. Prior to his enrollment, Jeeten worked as a consultant and researcher in the non-profit and social enterprise sectors which focused on issues related to disaster and climate resilience, education in emergencies (EiE), and renewable energy between 2018-2022. Jeeten earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from UNPAR, Indonesia in 2018. 

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