Dr. Indrajit Pal

Advisor, Disaster Risk Reduction and Governance

Dr. Indrajit Pal is Assistant Professor and Chair in the Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation, and Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. Dr. Pal having more than 18 years of experience in research, teaching, training, advocacy, consultancy primarily focused on Disaster Risk Governance, Hazard and Risk Assessment, Risk Perceptions, CBDRM, Public Health Risk, GIS & Remote Sensing in DRM, Public Health risk assessment and Climate Change Adaptation. Dr. Pal has published a number of books and research articles in peer-reviewed national and international journals. Indrajit is a member of the Board of Directors for the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI), Japan.

Dr. Indrajit is instrumental in initiating RIMES-AIT Graduate Fellowship, a research partnership on Multi-Hazard Early Warning Research and Development. Dr. Pal is also extensively working with RIMES in terms of DPMM student internship research, joint course development for the post-graduate students, and joint writing of journal articles.

Research Expertise:

Disaster Risk Governance, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Development, Incident Command System (ICS), GIS / RS in disaster risk management, Climate Change Adaptation, Community Based Disaster Risk Management, DRR Education, Resilience assessment, and Public Health Risk assessment.