Dr Vidya S Batra is Senior Fellow and currently leads the group Resource Efficient Technologies in the Environment and Waste Management Division at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi. She is also an Adjunct Faculty at TERI University, New Delhi. She has over 25 years of professional experience. Her areas of interest are clean technologies, especially the value added utilization of industrial wastes for environmental applications (adsorption media, catalysts, membrane filters). She has been involved in externally funded projects involving international consortia. She is also involved in guiding doctoral students at TERI University. She has over 60 publications in journals and conferences to her credit.
Dr Batra obtained her doctorate in Materials Science from the University of Cincinnati, USA, and her bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy from the Banaras Hindu University, India.