Dr Karthik is working as a senior researcher in Environmental Research Institute at UCC, Ireland. His research interests include profitable waste treatment systems, bio-based economy, energy policy and bioenergy/biofuels. He has published more than 25 papers and 11 book chapters in high-impact journals. He has earned his PhD from UB, Sweden. He has been instrumental in building textile-based bioreactors for biogas production. He has collaborations with international academic and industrial partners (e.g. Boras Energy and Environment AB, Agroetanol AB, FOV Fabrics AB, Nordic Cleantech, Zeachem, Gas Networks Ireland). His vision is to develop a roadmap on a profitable waste treatment system for India.
Zeba Khan is a media professional and writer who has been actively working in print and digital mediums since seven years. Currently serving as a consultant editor for a digital publication her passion for socially relevant causes brought her to associate with Thank You. She endeavours to take the drive of waste-free world to masses and turn the eco-friendly trend a way of life.