Dr. Deepika Swami

Assistant Professor
Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering
IIT Kanpur




  • Ph.D. in Climate Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) (2014- 2019).

Current research activities

  • Decarbonizing energy-intensive industries in India,
  • IIT Kanpur to become carbon neutral by 2027,
  • Optimizing biomass supply chain,
  • Evaluating renewable energy schemes of India,
  • Exploring pathways for transition towards renewable energy,
  • Climate change risk assessment, and
  • Adaptation & resilience community level.

Professional Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (December 2021-Current)
  • Climate change scientist, Department of Forest, Ecology, and Environment, Government of Karnataka, Environmental Management Policy Research Institute (EMPRI) (October 2020-December 2021)
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (March-September, 2020)
  • Research Associate, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (October, 2019-Feburary, 2020)
  • Senior Associate: Research and Content, Quantinsti, Data science and algorithmic trading firm (July-October, 2019)


Recent Papers