Mukesh Gupta

Mukesh Gupta
Mukesh Gupta, Instructor in Environmental Sciences

Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences and Policy , Environmental Sciences and Policy Department, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Master of Art in Environmental Sciences and Policy , International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE), Clark University, Worcester, MA, USA
Master of Science (Technology) in Environment Management , Institute of Environment Management & Plant Sciences (IEMPS), Vikram University, Ujjain, MP, India
Bachelor of Science (Biology) , Government Autonomous PG College, A.P.S. University, Satna, MP, India


Mukesh has worked as sustainability researcher and consultant with universities, non-profits, and the corporate sector. He completed his PhD in Environmental Sciences and Policy from the Central European University (CEU), Budapest. In his PhD dissertation, Mukesh estimated energy savings and GHGs emissions reduction potential as slum areas in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa transition to efficient energy technologies by 2040. Mukesh has teaching experience under the Roma Graduate Preparation Program at CEU, Budapest. He is interested in linking theory with practice, science with policy, and knowledge with action, through diverse systems and knowledge management tools.


In the Fall 2017 Semester, Mukesh will be teaching Energy and the Environment; and Global Climate Change courses, Regional Environmental Challenges in Asia (RCHA 2012).

Climate Change & Energy for Development; Low Carbon Growth Strategies using scenario analysis; Urban sustainability; Analysis of Multiple Impacts of Energy Efficiency; Project Evaluation; Systems Thinking & Complexity; Valuation of Ecosystem Services; Energy and Sustainability Legislative & Policy Monitoring, dissemination, analysis & communication



Journal Articles

Güneralp,B., Zhou, Y., Ürge-Vorsatz, D., Gupta, M., Yu, S., Patel, P., Fragkias, M., Li, X., Seto, K., (2017) Global scenarios of urban density and its impacts on building energy use through 2050, Special Feature – Sustainability in an Urbanizing Planet – Urbanization to Mega-Urban Regions, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS)

Urge-Vorsatz, D., Kelemen, A., Thomas, S., Thema, J., Tirado-Herrero, S., Mzavanadze, N., Hauptstock, D., Suerkemper, F., Teubler, J., Gupta, M., Chatterjee, S. 2016. Measuring multiple impacts of low-carbon energy options in a green economy context, Applied Energy 179 (2016) 1409–1426


Authored Books

Gupta, M.K. 2011. Promoting Self Sufficiency Through Carbon Credits From Conservation and Management of Forests, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing


Book Chapters, etc

Gupta, M. 2015. The Future of Slums Hinges on Sustainability, Chapter 24, Condie, J., & Cooper, A. M. (2015). Dialogues of Sustainable Urbanisation: Social Science Research and Transitions to Urban Contexts. Penrith, N.S.W.: University of Western Sydney.


Working Papers / Reports

Urge-Vorsatz, D., Kelemen A., Gupta, M., Chatterjee, S., Egyed, E. and Reith A., 2015. Literature review on Multiple Impact quantification methodologies, D 2.1 report, Calculating and Operationalising the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency in Europe (COMBI)

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