ABOUT ALI
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Hello and welcome! I’m an interdisciplinary scholar of social science and technology studies. My research interests include just and inclusive approaches to sustainable energy development, and climate resilience, and broader societal impacts of digitization and algorithmic management. You can find more about my research activities, publications, and projects in the hyperlinks.

I currently teach in the Public Policy Master’s program at the Kautilya School of Public Policy (subjects relating to policy theory and practice, social policy, digital economy, and research methods). More about my teaching here.

I have previously worked in public, private, and non-governmental domains with international organizations like the National Renewable Energy Technology and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability. I hold a doctoral degree in Urban Planning and Public Policy from the University of Texas at Arlington, U.S., a Master’s Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Management from the University of Glasgow, UK, and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Osmania University, India. You can find my detailed CV here.

When not working, I can be found obeying my 2-year-old daughter and practicing my hand at amateur photography.