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Education, Science Communication, Skill Development

  1. Reimagining Education for SDG 4.7 and Sustainable Future, Education and Sustainability, Centre for Sustainable Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University, Oct., 2020

  2. An Analytical Report on Sustainable School, DRR, and 21st Century Skills Development Innovations submitted to Samagra Shiksha, Govt. of Uttarakhand, Aug., 2020 [as part of a MOU]

  3. Climate Action for Sustainable Development by Youth,  during Nav Bharat Nirman, India International Science Festival (IISF), Nov., 2019 Kolkata 

  4. Maker and Game Based Learning for Sustainability, SDGs, 9-10 Mar., 2019, selected for FabLearn 2019 – 8th Annual Conference on Maker Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

  5. Game Based Approach for Learning of Medicinal Plants, 14-16 Dec., 2018, selected for 9th National Teachers Science Congress, NCSTC, DST, GoI

  6. Integrating STEM+ and Sustainability Concepts for Youth and Community, 15-17 Nov., 2018 TECH 2018, UNESCO MGIEP

  7. Educational Games for Learning Sustainability Concepts by Youth and Community, 16-18 Dec., 2017 TECH 2017, UNESCO MGIEP

  8. Sustainable Employable Skills for 21st Century Professionals, All India Seminar on Brighter Career through Professionals Skills Enhancement, 2-3 Nov., 2015, IEI, UKSC, UTU, Dehradun, pg. 26-30

  9. "ALANKRIT" Model for Environmental Education and Planning in World Engineers Summit 2015: Sustainable Urban Development for Global Climate Resilience, Singapore 

  10. Human Computer Interaction and Public Communication, Invited Speaker for 4th Vigyan Sancharak Sammelan at 98th Indian Science Congress during 3 – 7 Jan., 2011 at SRM University, Chennai 

  11. How to write research paper at the AICTE SDP at GEIT in Dec. 2007

  12. Digital Transition: New Mechanism for ‘Information’ Handling and its Social Impact, National Conf. On Library and Information Science and Technology, Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli, Feb. 2003


SDGs and India


  1. Global Children's Designathon (GCD Nov., 2019), we partnered with Designathon Works, The Netherlands as among 39 cities around the world with 1.200 children working in parallel to design solution around Food and Climate Action. The event's main focus was on zero hunger, climate action, food wastage, land use (SDG 2, 3, 12, 13, 15). 

  2. Global Goals Jam 2018 @HRDEF for Smart City Dehradun, Blog published by Digital Society School, Netherlands in Oct., 2018

  3. Implementation of 2030 Agenda: SDGs Practices in India, Blog published by Together 2030 in Dec. 2017

  4. Institutionalizing the SDGs: An Indian Approach, Blog published by Together 2030 in Dec. 2016

  5. India's Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC), Blog published by SDSN Youth in Dec., 2015

Forestry, Woods, Medicinal Plants

Book - Wood Anatomy of Sapindales, Publisher, Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, 2008, Dehradun


  1. Our Spices, Curiosity, VIPNET, VigyanPrasar, Dept. of Science and Technology, GoI publication, Nov., 2020

  2. Wood Anatomy of Anacardiaceae from  India with special reference to systematic position of Rhus, International Association of Wood Anatomist  (IAWA), 2008

  3. Occurrence of different perforations in perforated ray cells and vessels of Indian Elaeocarpaceae’ Indian Forester, 2007

  4. Diagnostic importance of crystals in woods of family Anacardiaceae’. Indian Forester Vol.132 (2) 188-196, 2006

  5. Intrusive cavities in fibres of Indian woods’. Indian Forester Vol.131(12) 1602-1608, 2005

  6. Wood Microstructure of Indian Staphyleaceae with particular references to unusual type of perforated ray cell’. Indian Forester Vol. 131(8), 2005

  7. Xylotomic study of the family Sapindaceae: Microstructure, Systematics and Ecological trends’. Indian Forester Vol. 131(8), 2005

  8. Perforated ray cells in Pistacia terebinthus- A new record for Anacardiaceae’. Indian Forester Vol.128 (5), 2002

  9. Medicinal Woods of India with Special Reference to Woods from Himalayan and Sub-Himalayan Tract of India  in International Conference on the Art and Joy or Wood. held at Bangalore, (October, 19-22, 2011 )

  10. Xylotomy of Indian Hippocastanaceae with Special remarks on their Systematic Position in Indian Science Congress, (3-7th       Jan., 2010)

  11. Xylotomy of Indigeneious Species of Gluta L., and Melanarrohea wallich with Special remarks on their systematic position in Indian Botanical Society XXXII Annual Conference at Kuvempu University (December, 28 – 30, 2009)

  12. Ecological adaptations in the microstructure of Indian Woods: A Case Study of the family Anacardiaceae in Tropical Ecology Congress 2007, held at Dehradun (2-5 December, 2007) 

Human Computer Interaction, Cognition, Consciousness


1. Multidimensional Nature of ‘Information’: Computation and Cognitive Perspective, LAP Publishing, Germany, 2013

2. Editor, Proceedings of All India Seminar on Applications of Imaging, Visualization, and Optimization Technologies, IEI, UKSC, Mar., 2012


  1. Indian Scientific Wisdom and Ecological World View in Seminar organized by ISCOS, ISWA in Feb., 2016

  2. Understanding UI design for Creative Writing: A Pilot Evaluation in INTERACT 2015 Adjunct Proceedings: 15th IFIP TC 13, University of Bamburg Press

  3. Empirical Evaluation of Complex System Interfaces for Power Plant Control Room using Human Work Interaction Design Framework, IFIP AICT 407, Springer Book series Human Work Interaction Design, pp. 90-97, 2013

  4. Embodied Cognition, Human Computer Interaction and Application Areas, SIP/ICHCI Springer Communications in Computer and Information Science, Volume 342, pg. 369-374, 2012 

  5. Invited Talk - User Interface Design from Cognition Perspective at the IEI, UKSC on 30th April, 2012

  6. Data Mining for Effective Access of Data in Networked Societies: A Case Study of Study of Digital Library, in the National Conference Proceeding on Application and Trends in Data Warehousing, Data Mining and Data Modeling, Dehradun, 9 -10 Feb. 2008

  7. Design of Information System Interfaces: Using Human Computer Interaction and Cognitive System Engineering Paradigm, 2nd Uttarakhand Science Congress, Nainital, 15- 17 Nov. 2007

  8. Embodiment: A Link for Vision, Experience, and Consciousness, accepted for presentation in the International Conf. on Toward a Science of Consciousness 2007: Brain Embodiment, Experience, Organized by Hungarian Cognitive Science Foundation, Center for Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona, Tucson, USA and the Budapest Semester in Cognitive Science, Budapest, Hungary, from 23–26 July 2007

  9. Human Computer Interaction and Cognition Role in Universal Design, in the proceedings of International Conf. on Intelligent Systems & Networks IISN 2007, Eds. Prof. Shakti Kumar et. al., Organized by Computational Intelligence Lab., Society for Educational and Research (SER) and Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Management & Technology, Jagadhri, Haryana, 23 – 25 Feb. 2007 pg. 62 – 65

  10. Information Access and Management in Digital Libraries, in the International Conf. CALIBER 2007 on Information and Knowledge Management in Networked World, Organized by INFLIBNET, UGC and Panjab University, Chandigarh, 8 -10 Feb. 2007

  11. Ubiquitous Computing at the AICTE SDP at GEIT in Dec. 2007

  12. Embodied Cognition: An Approach for Human Computer Interaction, National Conf. on Human Computer Interaction, PG Dept. of Computer Science, Kongu Arts & Science College, Erode, Feb. 2007

  13. Information and Object: A Multidisciplinary View, CSI Communications, Vol 30, Issue 5, Aug. 2006

  14. Situated and Augmented Cognition: Brain in action – A Critique presented at International Symposium on Building the Brain, organized by National Brain Research Centre (NBRC), Manesar, Haryana, 15 – 18 Dec. 2003

  15. Ubiquitous Bits: Implementation and Accessibility, presented at the workshop on Accessibility and Inclusive Design in Intl. Conf. on Human Computer Interaction - INTERACT 2003, Zurich, Switzerland, IFIP TC 13 from 1 –5 Sep. 2003

  16. Can Vision Provide Answers to Consciousness presented at International Conf. On Theoretical Neurobiology, organized by NBRC, Manesar, Haryana, 24–26 Feb.2003

  17. Invited Lecture on “fMRI and Consciousness” in the International Workshop on “NMR, Brain Function, Psychological Processes and Human Behaviour”, organized by CBCS, University of Allahabad and SGPGI, Lucknow at IIP, Dehradun, 25 June - 3 July 2003



Krishi-Bharti: An Interface for Indian Farmer, Students' Technology Symposium (TechSym), 2014 IEEE, 259-263


Engine Emission

  1. Artificial Neural Networks for Internal Combustion Engine Performance and Emission Analysis in International Journal of Computer Applications, Vol. 87, No. 6, Feb. 2014

  2. Artificial Neural Networks Based Methodologies For Optimization of Engine Operations in International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 3, Issue 5, May 2012 (ISSN 2229-5518) 

Water Resources Management

  1. Water Management in Hilly Region for Sustainable Management,  Blog published by TEACH SDGs in Nov., 2018

  2. Design of Decision Support System for Management of Water Resources in a River Basin for Sustainable Development, All India Seminar on Advances in Engineering and Technology for Sustainable Development, 12-13 June, 2015 at GBPUAT, Pantnagar, pg. 68-75

  3. Public Perception and Environment Mitigation of Hydro Power for Sustainable Development in International Conference on Hydropower for Sustainable Development organized by Govt. of UK. AHEC, IIT, Roorkee from 05 – 07 Feb., 2015

  4. A serious game for serious issues using Aqua Republica for sustainable water by UNEP-DHI, 2017

  5. A Framework of Information Technology for Water Resources Management in Intl. Journal of Computer Applications (0975-8887), Vol. 30, No. 5, Sep. 2011 

  6. GIS Applications for Hydro Power Generation, Distribution, and Transmission Studies with reference to River Basin in All India Seminar AIVOT, Mar. 2012 

  7. Role of Information Systems for Water Resources Management, in National Seminar on Remote Sensing & GIS and its Applications in Water Resources Management organized by CGWB on 15-16 March, 2011 at Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun


Renewable Energy

Solar Power Trends and Challenges for Uttarakhand in All India Seminar on Solar Power Trends at IEI, UKSC with special mention of Floating Solar Power in reservoir suitable for Uttarakhand on 29-30 Nov., 2018


Disaster Risk Management

Monitoring of Landslides for Char Dham Yatra through remote sensing and GIS with reference to river basin in All India workshop on remedial measures for landslides in state highway of Uttarakhand Char Dham Yatra at UAA, Nainital on (June 22, 2012)

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