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Anindya Bhattacharya

Guest Research Scholar

Integrated Assessment and Climate Change Research Group

Energy, Climate, and Environment


Anindya Bhattacharya is working extensively in the area of climate mitigation through optimal energy systems along with the water energy nexus. He is also specialized in the macroeconomic impact assessment of energy and environmental policies using general equilibrium modelling tools. Dr. Bhattacharya also has extensive experience in climate adaptation in the Asian region. He has over fifteen years of international experience working in the areas of energy and environmental economics and policy with various organization across the world.

Dr. Bhattacharya is currently leading the energy and climate change division of a research organization, The Celestial Earth, in India. He is now actively involved with the National Institute of Transformational India (NITI Aayog) of Govt. of India, developing a national energy model using MESSAGE. Dr. Bhattacharya obtained his PhD in Energy Science from Kyoto University, Japan and his MS in Resource Economics from West Virginia University, USA.

His current research interest are:
- Sub-national energy systems model for India
- Economics of adaptation
- Water-energy-land-use nexus and spatial analysis
- Sustainable urban energy system

Last update: 25 APR 2017