Akhilesh Surjan

Registered to supervise postgraduate research

20162019
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Research interests

Prof Surjan has successfully engaged with issues of disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and urban sustainability for two decades. He served as a Lead Author for the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). He also served as Contributing Author for the United Nation’s Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction. He has also successfully worked in academic, civil society and government institutions in Asia-Pacific region. Prof Surjan is editor of the international journal Sustainability Science (2017 Impact Factor 3.855) and program committee member of the Australian & New Zealand Disaster & Emergency Management Conference.

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Research Output 2016 2019

Connecting the actors, discovering the ties: Exploring disaster risk governance network in Asia and the Pacific

Trias, A. P. L., Lassa, J. & Surjan, A., Feb 2019, In : International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 33, p. 217-228 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Disasters
disaster
governance
Ecosystems
ecosystem

Exploring linkages between sustainable consumption and prevailing green practices in reuse and recycling of household waste: Case of Bhopal city in India

Pandey, R. U., Surjan, A. & Kapshe, M., 1 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 173, p. 49-59 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

domestic waste
Recycling
recycling
income
Kitchens

Measuring political will: An index of commitment to disaster risk reduction

Lassa, J. A., Surjan, A., Caballero-Anthony, M. & Fisher, R., 15 Nov 2018, In : International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Disasters
disaster
commitment
political activity
vulnerability

Building Community Resiliency: Linkages Between Individual, Community, and Local Government in the Urban Context

Shaw, R., Parvin, G. A., Surjan, A. & Atta-Ur-Rahman, 2016, Urban Disasters and Resilience in Asia. Shaw, R., Rahman, A., Surjan, A. & Parvin, G. A. (eds.). 1 ed. UK: Butterworth-Heinemann, p. 287-292 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

local government
urban area
megacity
waste management
rural area

Cities, Vulnerability, and Climate Change

Atta-Ur-Rahman, Parvin, G. A., Shaw, R. & Surjan, A., 2016, Urban Disasters and Resilience in Asia. Shaw, R., Rahman, A., Surjan, A. & Parvin, G. A. (eds.). 1 ed. UK: Elsevier, p. 35-47 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

vulnerability
climate change
greenhouse gas
city
water stress