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Nidhi Kalra

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Senior Decision Scientist, World Bank

Dr. Nidhi Kalra is a Senior Decision Scientist at the World Bank where she specializes in decision support. In particular, she helps organizations use analysis and stakeholder engagement to make good long term plans, despite uncertainty about climate change and other factors, and amid complex stakeholder interests. She has helped a number of institutions with long-term planning, including New York City’s Department of Environmental Protection, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. National Cooperative Highway Research Program, the Government of Qatar, and the Steering Center for Flood Control in Ho Chi Minh City. Prior to joining the World Bank, Dr. Kalra was an Information Scientist at the RAND Corporation. Dr. Kalra holds a Ph.D. in Robotics from the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University