Organizer: FORCE – Forum of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Presidency University, Bangalore– Observance of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
About the Webinar
- When: 27 October 2023 (Friday)
- Time: 2:30 PM onwards
- Free Registration
- E-Certificate will be issued to all the active participants
- Meeting Platform: Microsoft Teams
Brief Profile of the Resource Person
Dr. Indrajit Pal is an Associate Professor and the chair in the Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation and Management (DPMM) academic program in the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. Dr. Pal. is also Deputy Director of the Research Center “South- and South East Asia Multi-Disciplinary Applied Research Network on Transforming Societies of Global South (SMARTS)” in AIT.
Dr. Pal is Co-lead, Himalayan University Consortium Thematic Working Group on Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience. Dr. Pal is Advisor to Disaster Risk Reduction and Governance in Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES). He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes, Japan.
He has more than 19 years of experience in research, teaching, training, advocacy, and consultancy primarily focused on disaster risk governance, vulnerability and risk assessment, community-based disaster risk management, public health risk, critical infrastructure resilience building and DRR Education. Dr. Pal is supervising a number of doctoral and post-graduate degree researchers across Asia and Africa in the field of disaster risk management and governance. Dr. Pal has published 15 books and over 100 academic papers and book chapters.