Ahmad Khalid

Ahmad Khalid

JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD , Management , Indian Institute of Technology
Postgraduate Diploma , Sustainability Science, Indira Gandhi National Open University
MTech , Renewable Energy Engineering & Management, TERI University (India)
BTech , Chemical Engineering , Aligarh Muslim University (India)
ahmad.khalid@unu.edu +81 3 5467 1212

Ahmad Mohd Khalid is a researcher with a focus on sustainability and development issues in developing countries.

Dr. Khalid's PhD thesis proposed a practical approach to facilitate measurement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the sub-national level in India in the form of an SDG Index. His current work involves implementation issues related to national and local climate action and governance structures.

Before joining UNU-IAS, Dr. Khalid served as an academic counsellor in the area of sustainability science with a leading university in India. He also worked as a research associate with a German think tank adelphi in their New Delhi office for over two years, conducting research, data analysis, and project management in the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Research Interests

  • Development challenges of developing countries
  • Energy and environmental policy
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)