Name: Akash Verma

Role: Postdoctoral Researcher at National University of Singapore’s Centre for Nature-based Climate Solutions

Akash Verma is a distinguished Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the National University of Singapore’s Centre for Nature-based Climate Solutions, where his work bridges the realms of engineering, environmental sciences, and ecology. With a keen focus on the Himalayas and Southeast Asia, his research employs advanced technological approaches to enhance the measurement and verification of carbon stocks and assess the impact of climate change on forest-agriculture dynamics.

Before embarking on his current role in July 2022, Akash contributed to academia as a Graduate Student Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant at the National University of Singapore. During this time, he guided undergraduate students through various ecological and environmental modules and engaged them in practical fieldwork experiences.

Akash also brings a wealth of teaching experience from his tenure as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Studies at Delhi University, and as a Senior Teacher at Excelsior American School in India, where he taught Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Sciences. His research has included studying the mass nesting behavior of Olive Ridley turtles in relation to environmental patterns at the Indian Institute of Science.

His unique blend of practical teaching experience, deep research expertise, and his dedication to advancing nature-based climate solutions through innovative technology make Akash Verma a formidable expert in his field, providing profound insights into the complex interactions between climate change and terrestrial ecosystems.

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