Research Team

Vijaylakshmi Suman

Junior Research Assistant, CUES Vijaylakshmi completed her M.A in Environment and Development from the School of Human Ecology, Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD). Ever since, she has been specifically interested in Restoration Ecology, and also completed a dissertation on the restoration and recreation of the Dheerpur wetlands in the Yamuna floodplains of Delhi, by focusing on ecological and social … Continue reading Vijaylakshmi Suman

Fizala Tayebulla

Junior Research Assistant, CUES Fizala Tayebulla’s curiosity in urban ecology stems from her captivation with ecology and its intricate processes. She has worked in the urban ecological landscape as part of her dissertation in Masters in Environment and Development. She has been associated with nature conservation organisation, working mostly in fringes of Protected Areas and … Continue reading Fizala Tayebulla

Ajay Immanuel Gonji

Junior Research Assistant, CUES Ajay has always been fascinated with wildlife from a very young age. During the course of his Masters degree in Human Ecology at Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD), he developed a keen interest in understanding the distribution and status of ‘wild’ fauna in urban forests. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Human Ecology from … Continue reading Ajay Immanuel Gonji

Shiwani

Junior Research Assistant, CUES With an ardent interest in biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, Shiwani also enjoys travelling and has been part of India Hikes working as a green trail intern. She completed her Bachelors degree in Zoology (Hons) from Hindu College, University of Delhi and post-graduation in MA Environment and Development from Ambedkar University Delhi. … Continue reading Shiwani

Shashank Bhardwaj

Senior Research Assistant, CUES Shashank Bhardwaj has a keen interest in the field of ecological restoration. He has been actively involved in various restoration projects in a variety of landscapes in India. Rangeland and grassland ecology are also thematics that interest him. Besides his academic interests, he enjoys travelling and photography. Given a chance, Shashank … Continue reading Shashank Bhardwaj

Sonali Chauhan

Senior Research Assistant, CUES Sonali is a Science graduate with a Masters in Environment and Development from School of Human Ecology at Ambedkar University Delhi. Before joining CUES, she has worked in projects relating to biodiversity conservation, ecological restoration and urban ecology. She has a keen interest in plant ecology. She is part of the … Continue reading Sonali Chauhan

Divya Mehra

Junior Research Assistant, CUES Divya’s admiration of trees and forests started at a very young age. Her curiosity to understand the functioning of biodiversity and ecosystems led her to do her Masters in Environment and Development from the School of Human Ecology, Ambedkar University Delhi. She has been associated with a conservation organisation, working mostly … Continue reading Divya Mehra