Shaurya completed his Bachelor from CEPT University (2016), Ahmedabad in Urban Planning. Before joining Global Centre for Environment and Energy, Ahmedabad University he previously worked at the Centre for Urban Equity (CUE), CEPT University, Ahmedabad for almost 2 years and has worked on various projects, Building Inclusive Urban Communities (BInUCom) funded by Erasmus + Programme of European Union; Inclusive Urban Housing as Climate Change Strategy funded by Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India; Towards a more Equal City: Ahmedabad: Town Planning Schemes for Equitable Development – Glass Half Full or Half Empty? Funded by the World Resource Institute (WRI), India. Improving Women’s Safety in Public Spaces – Ahmedabad funded by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) and Police Commissioner Office, Ahmedabad; and Master Plans and its Assessment funded by CUE. His work interest intersects and revolves around Urban (City) Studies, Climate Change, Data Science, Design and Technology. He aims to solve the world’s basic problems with feverishly inventive imagination and unquenchable curiosity and empirical testing.