PhD (Stanford University)
Research Interests: Energy Efficiency, Energy-Environment Modelling, Renewable Technologies, Decentralised Planning, Integrated Assessment Modelling and Climate Change Policy Analysis.
Professor P. R. Shukla currently holds the position of Co-Chair, IPCC Working Group III (Mitigation) since October 2015. He has a PhD from Stanford University and has been a Professor at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad since 1979. He has been awarded the Certificate for the ‘CONTRIBUTION TO THE AWARD OF NOBEL PEACE PRIZE’ FOR 2007 TO THE IPCC’ and Certificate for Contribution to Climate Change Research, by the Hon’able Prime Minister, Government of India in 2007
Coordinated and delivered numerous research and consulting assignments for national and international organizations on global technology policy, energy demand forecasting, energy and environment modeling and policy analysis, environment management, environment impact assessment, sustainable development, climate change policy, operations management, project management, logistics, and manufacturing strategy. Clients include various Ministries and Government of India, National and State Government Agencies in India, Indian and International Corporations, NGOs, bilateral and multilateral agencies and consulting firms.
|Project Title||Funding Agency|
|Assessment of Climate Change Mitigation Pathways and Evaluation of the Robustness of Mitigation Cost Estimates (AMPERE)||European Commission, Brussels, 7th Framework Programme|
|Assessment of Impact of Climate Change on Water-Energy Nexus in Agriculture Under Canal Irrigation System||The World Bank through Indian Council of Agriculture Research under National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP)|
|Assessment of Reverse Impact of Climate Change on Indian Energy Systems||Winrock International – for the India’s 2nd National Communication to UNFCCC, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India|
|Climate Policy Outreach (CPO)||European Commission, Brussels, 7th Framework Programme|
|Cost Assessment for Sustainable Energy Systems (CASES)||European Commission, Brussels, 6th Framework Programme on Research, Technological Development and Demonstration Activities|
|Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP)||IDDRI, Paris|
|Integrated Assessment and adaptation policy response study for a multi purpose hydro electric project in the Himalayan Region||Winrock International – for the India’s 2nd National Communication to UNFCCC, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India|
|Least Cost Power Sector Planning||Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), USA.|
|Long-term Climate Change Mitigation Policies: Implications of Future UNFCCC Regimes for National Energy and Environment Policies||Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India|
|Long-term Climate Change Mitigation Policies: Implications of Future UNFCCC Regimes for National Energy and Environment Policies||Asia Pacific Network (APN) for Global Change|
|Low climate IMpact scenarios and the Implications of required Tight emission control Strategies (LIMITS)||European Commission, Brussels, 7th Framework Programme|
|Policy Options to engage Emerging Asian economies in a post-Kyoto regime (POEM)||European Commission, Brussels, 7th Framework Programme: Multiple pathways analysis of emerging economies in a post-Kyoto regime|
|Promoting Low Carbon Transport in India||United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)|
|State Level Electricity Sector Reforms and Structural Changes in India and Its Impacts on Global Warming||United States Agency for International Development (USAID)|
|Strategies and Instruments for Sustainable Growth - Energy Management and Environmental Protection in India||Indo-Dutch Programme for Alternatives in Development|
|Technology-Oriented Cooperation and Strategies in India and China: Reinforcing the EU dialogue with Developing Countries on Climate Change Mitigation (TOCSIN)||European Commission, Brussels, 6th Framework Programme on Research, Technological Development and Demonstration Activities|
PAPERS IN JOURNALS AND BOOKS
• S. Dhar, M. Pathak and Shukla P.R. (2018).Transformation of India's transport sector under global warming of 2 °C and 1.5 °C scenario. Journal of Cleaner Production.172 (20). 417-427.
• S. Mittal, E.O. Ahlgren, P.R. Shukla. (2018).Barriers to biogas dissemination in India: A review. Energy Policy. 112. 361-370.
• A. Garg, P.R. Shukla, S. Parihar, U. Singh, B. Kankal.(2017). Cost-effective architecture of carbon capture and storage (CCS) grid in India. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 66. 129-146.
• S. Dhar, M. Pathak & Shukla P.R. (2017). Electric vehicles and India's low carbon passenger transport: a long-term co-benefits assessment. Journal of Cleaner Production. 146.
• A. Garg, P.R. Shukla, B. Kankal and D. Mahapatra. (2017). CO2 emission in India: trends and management at sectoral, sub-regional and plant levels. Carbon Management. 8 (2). 111-123.
• S. Dhar, Shukla P.R., M. Pathak. (2017). India’s INDC for Transport and 2oC Stabilization Target. Chemical Engineering Transactions. 56. 31-36.
• Mittal S., M. Pathak, Shukla P.R., Ahlgren E. (2017). GHG Mitigation and Sustainability Co-benefits of Urban Solid Waste Management Strategies: A Case Study of Ahmedabad, India. Chemical Engineering Transactions. 56. 457-462.
• Mittal S., Dai H and Shukla P.R. (2016).Low carbon urban transport scenarios for China and India: A comparative assessment. Transport Res Part D. 44. 266-276.
• Pathak, M., Shukla P.R. (2015). Co-benefits of low carbon passenger transport actions in Indian cities: Case study of Ahmedabad. Transport Res. Part D. 44. 303-316.
• Mittal S, Hanaoka T, Shukla P.R. and Masui T. (2015). Air pollution co-benefits of low carbon policies in road transport: a sub-national assessment for India. Environ. Res. Lett. 10.
• Shukla P.R. and Dhar, S. (2015). Energy policies for low carbon sustainable transport in Asia. Energy Policy. 81. 170-175.
• Hourcade J-C and Shukla P.R. (2015). Cancun Paradigm Shift and COP21: to go beyond rhetoric. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics. 15(4). 343-351.
• Jean-Charles Hourcade, P.R. Shukla, C. Cassen. (2015). Climate policy architecture for the Cancun paradigm shift: building on the lessons from history. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics. 15(4). 353-367.
• Shukla P.R. and M. Pathak. (2015). How can research serve international policymaking towards the low-carbon development path? Looking forward. Energia Ambiente e Innovazione. 47(27). 94-97.
• Dhar, S. and Shukla P.R. (2015). Low carbon scenarios for transport in India: Co-benefits analysis. Energy Policy. 81. 186-198.
• Garg, A., Naswa P and Shukla P.R. (2015).Energy infrastructure in India: Profile and risks under climate change. Energy Policy. 81. 226-238.
• Johansson D. J. A, Lucas P.L, Weitzel M, Ahlgren E. O, Bazaz A.B, Chen W, den Elzen M, Ghosh J, Grahn M, Liang Q. M, Peterson S, Pradhan B.K, van Ruijven B.J, Shukla P.R., van Vuuren D. P, Wei Y-M. (2014). Multi-model comparison of the economic and energy implications for China and India in an international climate regime. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategy for Global Change.
• Garg, A., Shukla P.R., Maheshwari, J., and Upadhyaya, J. (2014). An assessment of household electricity load curves and corresponding CO2 marginal abatement cost curves for Gujarat state, India. Energy Policy. 66. 568-584.
• Chaturvedi V, Eom J, Clarke L. E, Shukla P.R. (2014). Long term building energy demand for India: Disaggregating end use energy services in an integrated assessment modeling framework. Energy Policy. 64. 226–242.
• Chaturvedi V and Shukla P.R. (2013). Role of energy efficiency in climate change mitigation policy for India: Assessment of co-benefits and opportunities within an integrated assessment modeling framework. Climatic Change. 123 (3/4). 597-609.
• Sathaye J and Shukla P.R. (2013). Methods and Models for Costing Carbon Mitigation. Annual Review of Environment and Resources. 38. 137-168.
• Lucas, P.L., Shukla P.R., Chen, W., van Ruijven, B.J., Dhar, S., den Elzen, M.G.J., van Vuuren, D.P. (2013). Implications of the international reduction pledges on long-term energy system changes and costs in China and India. Energy Policy. 63. 1032-1041.
• Hourcade J.C and Shukla P.R. (2013). Triggering the low carbon transition: climate finance in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. Climate Policy. 13. 22-35.
• Van Sluisveld, M.A.E., D.E.H.J. Gernaat, S. Ashina, K.V. Calvin, A. Garg, M.Isaac, P.L. Lucas, I. Mouratiadou, S.A.C. Otto, S. Rao, P.R. Shukla, J. Van Vliet and D.P. Van Vuuren. (2013). A multi-model analysis of post-2020 mitigation efforts of five major economies. Climate Change Economics. 4(4). 1340012.
• Hourcade J.-C. and Shukla P.R. (2013). Triggering the low-carbon transition in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. Climate Policy. 13. 22 – 35. 10.1080
• M. Namazu, S. Fujimori, Shukla P.R., Y. Matsuoka. (2013). Two low carbon development pathways in India. Global Environmental Research. 17 (1). 119-128.
• Calvin, K., Clarke, L., Krey, V., Blanford, G., Kejun, J., Kainuma, M., Kriegler, E., Luderer, G., Shukla P.R. (2012). The role of Asia in mitigating climate change: Results from the Asia modeling exercise. Energy Economics. 34. 3S251-S260.
• Shukla P.R. and Chaturvedi V. (2012). Low carbon and clean energy scenarios for India: Analysis of targets approach. Energy Economics. 34. S487–S495.
• Kainuma M, Shukla P.R. and Kejun Jiang. (2012). Framing and modeling of a low carbon society: An Overview. Energy Economics.34.S316–S324.
• Mahapatra D, Shukla P.R. and Dhar S. (2012). External cost of coal based electricity generation: A tale of Ahmedabad city. Energy Policy. 49. 253-265.
• Garg Amit, Shukla P.R. and Upadhyay Jigeesha. (2012). N2O emissions of India: an assessment of temporal, regional and sector trends. Climatic Change.110 (3-4).755-782.
• Toshihiko Masui, Kenichi Matsumoto, Yasuaki Hijioka, Tsuguki Kinoshita, Toru Nozawa, Sawako Ishiwatari, Etsushi Kato, Shukla P.R., Yoshiki Yamagata and Mikiko Kainuma. (2011). An emission pathway for stabilization at 6 Wm−2 radiative forcing. Climatic Change. 109. 59-76.
• Garg Amit, B. Kankal, Shukla P.R. (2011). Methane Emissions in India: Sub-regional and sectoral trends. Atmospheric Environment. 45(28). 4922–4929.
• Shukla P.R. and Dhar Subash. (2011). Climate agreements and India: aligning options and opportunities on a new track. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics.11 (3). 229-243.
• Shukla P.R. and Mahapatra D. (2011). Dynamic Life-cycle Analysis of India’s Electricity System, International Energy Journal. 12(1). 43114.
• Halsnaes, K, Markandya A and Shukla P.R. (2011). Introduction: Sustainable Development, Energy, and Climate Change. World Development. 39 (6). 983–986.
• Shukla P.R. and Chaturvedi V. (2011). Sustainable Energy Transformations in India under Climate Policy. Sustainable Development. 21 (1). 48–59.
• Shukla P.R. and Pathak M. (2011). Low Carbon Future: Investing in Renewables. Renewable Watch. 1 (4). 46-47.
• Shukla P.R. and Pathak M. (2011). Bioenergy Strategies: Moving into a greener future. Energy Next. 1 (4).
• Shukla P.R., Dhar S and Fujino J. (2010). Renewable energy and low carbon economy transition in India. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy. 2. 31005.
• Menon-Choudhury Deepa and Shukla P.R. (2009). An integrated strategy for urban Air Quality Management in India. International Journal of Environment and Pollution. 39 (3/4). 233-252.
• Dhar S and Shukla P.R. (2009). Regional Cooperation towards Trans-country Natural Gas Market: An Socio Economic Assessment for India. International Journal of Energy Sector Management. 3(3). 251-274.
• Garg A and Shukla P.R. (2009). Coal and energy security for India: Role of carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS). Energy: The International Journal. 34. 1032–1041.
• Shukla P.R., Dhar, S., Victor, D.G, and Jackson, M. (2009). Assessment of demand for natural gas from the electricity sector in India. Energy Policy. 37 (9). 3520-3534.
• Garg Amit, Dhiman R. C., Bhattacharya Sumana and Shukla P.R. (2009). Development, Malaria and Adaptation to Climate Change: A Case Study from India. Environment Management. 43 (5). 779-789.
• Shukla P.R., Dhar, S and Mahapatra D. (2008). Low Carbon Society Scenarios for India. Climate Policy. 8. S156-S176.
• Halsnæs K., Shukla P.R. and Garg A. (2008). Sustainable development and climate change: lessons from country studies. Climate Policy. 8 (2). 202–219.
• Halsnaes K and Shukla P.R. (2007). Sustainable development as a framework for developing country participation in international climate change policies. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategy for Global Change. 13. 105-130.
• Garg A, Shukla P.R., Kapshe M. (2007). From Climate Change Impacts to Adaptation: A development perspective for India. Natural Resources Forum. 31. 132-141.
• Shukla P.R., Garg A, Kapshe M, and Nair R. (2006). India’s Non-CO2 GHG Emissions: Development Pathways and Mitigation Flexibility. Energy Journal. Special Issue. 461-483.
• Garg A, Shukla P.R. and Kapshe M. (2006). The sectoral trends of multigas emissions inventory of India. Atmospheric Environment. 40 (24). 4608-4620.
• Zhang C, Shukla P.R., Victor, D. G, Heller, T. C, Biswas, D, Nag, T. (2006). Baselines for Carbon Emissions in the Indian and Chinese Power Sectors: Implications for International Emissions Trading. Energy Policy. 34 (14). 1900-1917.
• Shukla P.R., Rana A, Garg A, Kapshe M, Nair R. (2006). Global Climate Change Stabilization Regimes and Indian Emission Scenarios: Lessons for Modeling of Developing Country Transitions. Environment Economics and Policy Studies. 7 (3). 205-231.
• Sathaye J, Shukla P.R. and Rabindranath NH. (2006). Climate Change, Sustainable Development and India: Global and National Concerns. Current Science. 90 (3). 314-325.
• Shukla P.R. (2006). India’s GHG emission scenarios: Aligning development and stabilization paths. Current Science. 90 (3). 354-361.
• Shukla P.R., Nag T and Biswas D. (2005). Electricity reforms and firm level responses: changing ownership, fuel choices and technology decisions. International Journal of Global Energy Issues. 23(2/3).
• Shukla P.R., Balasubramaniam S. and Yajnik A. (2004). CDM and India: Firm Responses, Baselines and Development Dynamics. Journal of International Research in Environment Strategies. 5 (1). 257-272.
• Garg A, Shukla P.R., Kapshe M and Menon D. (2004). Indian Methane and Nitrous Oxide Emissions and Mitigation Flexibility. Atmospheric Environment. 38 (13). 1965-1977.
• Arnulf Grübler, Nebojša Naki?enovi?, Joe Alcamo, Ged Davis, Joergen Fenhann, Bill Hare, Shunsuke Mori, Bill Pepper, Hugh Pitcher, Keywan Riahi, Hans–Holger Rogner, Emilio Lebre La Rovere, Alexei Sankovski, Michael Schlesinger,.P.R. Shukla, Rob Swart, Nadejda Victor, and Tae Yong Jung. (2004). Emissions Scenarios: A Final Response. Energy and Environment. 15 (1). 11–24.
• Naki?enovi?, N., Grübler, A., Gaffin, S., Jung, T. Y., Kram, T., Morita, T., Pitcher, H., Riahi, K., Schlesinger, M., Shukla P.R., van Vuuren, D., Davis, G., Michaelis, L., Swart, R. and Victor, N. (2003). IPCC SRES revisited: a response. Energy and Environment. 14 (2-3). 187-214.
• Nair R, Shukla P.R., Kapshe M, Garg A and Rana A. (2003). Analysis of Long-term Energy and Carbon Emission Scenarios for India. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. 8 (1). 53-69.
• Garg A, Shukla P.R., Ghosh D, Kapshe M and Nair R. (2003). Future GHG and Local Emissions for India: Policy Links and Disjoints. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. 8 (1). 71-92.
• Ghosh, D., Shukla P.R., Garg, A. and Ramana, P. V. (2002). Renewable Energy Technologies for the Indian Power Sector: Mitigation Potential and Operational Strategies. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. 6 (6). 481-512.
• Garg A, Kapshe M, Shukla P.R. and Ghosh D. (2002). Large Point Source (LPS) Emissions from India: Regional and Sectoral Analysis. Atmospheric Environment. 36. 213-234.
• Garg A, Shukla P.R., Bhattacharya S and Dadhwal VK. (2001). Sub-region (District) and Sector Level Greenhouse Gas Emissions for India: Assessment of Inventories and Mitigation Flexibility. Atmospheric Environment. 35 (15). 2679-2695.
• Rana A and Shukla P.R. (2001). Macroeconomic Models for Long-term Energy and Emissions in India. OPSEARCH (Special Issue on Energy and Environment Modelling). 38(1). 87-108.
• Garg A, Ghosh D and Shukla P.R. (2001). Integrated Modeling System for Energy and Environment Policies. OPSEARCH (Special Issue on Energy and Environment Modelling). 38(1).
• Garg A, Shukla P.R., Bhattacharya S and Dadhwal VK. (2001). Sub-region (District) and Sector Level SO2 and NOX Emissions for India: Assessment of Inventories and Mitigation Flexibility. Atmospheric Environment. 35 (4). 703-713.
• Shukla P.R., Sokona Y and Halsnaes K. (2000). Mitigation and adaptation cost assessment concepts, methods and appropriate use: special issues and problems related to cost assessment of developing countries. Pacific and Asian Journal of Energy. 10 (1).
• Ramana PV, Sinha C and Shukla P.R. (2000). Penetration of Renewable Energy Technologies and Climate Change Policies in India. International Journal of Global Energy Issues.
• Jung T.Y, La Rovere E. L, Gaj H, Shukla P.R. and Zhou D. (2000). Structural Changes in Developing Countries and Their Implications to Energy-related CO2 Emissions. Journal of Technology Forecasting and Social Change.
• Kanudia A and Shukla P.R. (1998). Modelling of Uncertainties and Price Elastic Demands in Energy-environment planning for India. OMEGA, International Journal of Management Science. 26 (3).
• Ghosh D, Majumdar S and Shukla P.R. (1998). Demand-Side Management at Ahmedabad Electricity Company. Energy Management.
• Majumdar S and Shukla P.R. (1997). Electric Load Forecasting Using Artificial Neural Networks and Deficit Management. Energy Sources. 19 (8).
• Shukla P.R. (1997). Biomass Energy in India: Transition from Traditional to Modern. The Social Engineer.6 (2).
• Shukla P.R. (1997). Energy for Sustainable Development: A Social Engineering Perspective. The Social Engineer. 6 (2).
• Ramana PV, Shukla P.R. and Hommes EW. (1997). Rural Electrification in India: Role of Renewables, The Social Engineer. 6 (2).
• Fisher-Vanden K, Shukla P.R., Edmonds JA, Kim SH and Pitcher HM. (1997). Carbon Taxes and India. Energy Economics. 19. 289-325.
• Shukla P.R. (1996). Wood Energy and Global Climate Change. Wood Energy News.11 (3).
• Shukla P.R. (1996). The modelling of Policy Options for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in India. AMBIO. XXV (4). 240-248.
• Banerjee D and Shukla P.R. (1996). Benchmarking Manufacturing Performance: An Application to the Indian Automotive Component Manufacturing Industry. International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management. 2 (2).
• Shukla P.R. (1995). Greenhouse Gas Models and Abatement Costs for Developing Nations: Critical Assessment. Energy Policy. 23 (8). 677-687.
• Chandra P and Shukla P.R. (1994).Manufacturing Excellence and Global Competitiveness: Challenges and Opportunities for the Indian Industries. Economic and Political Weekly. XXIX (9).
• Shukla P.R. and Modak S. (1992). Strategic Management of Energy Conservation: A Case Study of Ashok Organic Industries Ltd. Energy Management.
• Moulik TK, Dholakia BH, Dholakia RH, Ramani KV and Shukla P.R. (1992). Energy Planning in India: Relevance of Regional Planning for National Policy. Energy Policy. 20 (9).
• Rathnam S, Arun MR, Chaudhury A and Shukla P.R. (1992). The Design, Implementation and Application of A DSS For Media Planning. INTERFACES.
• Moulik TK and Shukla P.R. (1991). Management of Energy Conservation- Perspective and Framework. Energy Management.
• Moulik TK, Dholakia BH and Shukla P.R. (1990). Energy Demand Forecast for Agriculture in India. Economic and Political Weekly.
• Shukla P.R. and Moulik TK. (1986). Impact of Biomass Availability on Selection of Optimal Energy Systems and Cost of Energy. Energy Journal.7 (2).
Masters and Doctoral level courses in the area of:
• Carbon Finance
• Managing Energy Businesses
• Environment Management
• Energy and Environment Policy
• Electric Power Economics and Policy
• Environmental Risk Analysis
• Agribusiness and Energy Markets
• Computer Aided Decision Models
• Operations Management
• Manufacturing Policy
• Multiple Criteria Decision Making
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