Shruti Gopirajan Andaladi Thekkethil

Shruthi Gopirajan Andaladi Thekkethil, M.Sc.

  • Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
    Postfach 3640
    76021 Karlsruhe

Current positions

  • Doctoral student at ITAS with DAAD scholarship

Fields of work

  • Vulnerability and adaptation of socio-ecological systems
  • Forest fire ecology
  • Social forestry
  • Post-fire restoration and adaptation
  • Regional focus: Western Himalayan Region (Uttarakhand, India)

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Professional background

since 2022 Doctoral student at ITAS
2021 - 2022 Analyst at the Indian PAC Consulting Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2021 Research associate - Geography at the Acadecraft Pvt. Ltd., Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
2018 - 2019 Research internship at the Indira Gandhi Conservation Monitoring Centre (IGCMC) of WWF - India Secretariat, New Delhi, India
2018 - 2020 Master degree (M.Sc.) in Environmental Sciences at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
2015 - 2016 Undergraduate research fellow at the University of Delhi, Innovation Project “Comparative Genomics of Dengue Virus to Explore Potential Candidates for Novel Vaccine Targets”
2015 - 2018 Bachelor degree (B.Sc.) in Life Sciences at the University of Delhi, New Delhi, India

Selected publications

Gopirajan, A. S.; Kumar, P.; Joshi, P. K. (2021)
Unraveling the complex and dynamic Himalayan socio-ecological systems: a systematic review. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 1-28
doi: 10.1007/s10668-021-01527-5

Gopirajan AT, S.; Kumar, P.; Chauhan, N.; Joshi, P. K. (2020)
Influence of socio-environmental risks on natural resource-dependent socio-ecological systems in Central Himalaya. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 1-20
doi: /10.1080/10807039.2020.1861427


Andaladi Thekkethil, S. G.; Fassnacht, F. E.; Schmidtlein, S.; Joshi, P. K.; Saha, S.
Post-fire recovery assessment for fostering socio-ecological resilience in the Western Himalayan Region
2023. International Symposium on Intersectoral Cooperation for Resilient Landscapes, International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) and the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) (2023), Dehradun, India, March 29–30, 2023