Dr. Rajiv Kumar Chaturvedi

Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Climate Change, Forests ecology and Public Policy
Office no. A-313/5 Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani K. K. Birla Goa Campus Zuari Nagar, Goa - 403726

About the Faculty

Dr. Rajiv Kumar Chaturvedi is currently an Assistant Professor at BITS Pilani, Goa campus. He obtained his PhD from Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Ecology from the Centre for Ecological Sciences, and a masters in Geography from Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University. Dr. Chaturvedi has been a National Environmental Sciences Fellow at IISc and has contributed to more than 40 peer reviewed articles, and to two books in the areas related to forestry, environment and climate change. Dr. Chaturvedi has worked extensively with communities, Government officials, NGOs, and UN organizations. Dr. Chaturvedi is currently the co-chair of IUCN’s forest ecosystems’ group. He is currently involved with India’s national greenhouse gas inventory programme and is listed as an UN expert on GHG inventory in the land-use and forestry sector. He has been a lead author for the regional assessment reports of the UNEP (United Nations' Environment Programme) and IPBES (Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services).
Joining Date at BITS Pilani, Goa campus :- 2nd July 2018 
Net accumulated Scopus Citations = 2784 ( as on 20th Feb 2023 ) 
Net accumulated Scopus Citations with BITS Affiliation = 2223 ( since 2018 )