Dr. Rashmi Sanghi is the Sr. Research Fellow (River Basin Management and Water Sustainability) at IISD, who is a Doctorate in Organic Chemistry from Allahabad University. Till recently she worked at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur India as Research Scientist. She has been a Visiting Scientist at the Rutgers University USA and LNMIIT Jaipur. She has handled multiple projects under varying capacities. She is the Recipient of CHEMRAWN VII- 2012 IUPAC international Prize for Atmospheric and Green Chemistry Award (IUPAC AWARD). Her major research interests are environmental green chemistry with focus on microbial and nanoparticle research. She has contributed to improved wastewater remediation using green technologies based on biopolymers and has also engaged herself in a variety of environmental outreach activities by generating awareness about the need to embrace green chemistry as the platform for a better and healthier future.
She has traveled worldwide for various academic activities and has over 85 international Journal Publications and Two (2) Patents and Six (6) Books to her credit (Books). Her latest Book about the River Ganga “Our National River Ganga: Lifeline of Millions”, Published by Springer. She heads the River Basin and Water Resources Development & Conservation, Projects Division at IISD, where she leads the team for conducting water audit, water supply and sanitation network development projects, water quality analysis and water management action plan related studies.