Priyank is joining ESMAP as a Young Professional from the Harvard Kennedy School, where he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow working on energy system decarbonization and climate policy issues. He brings expertise in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions from hard-to-abate sectors while exploring environmental justice and climate equity issues. Priyank consulted for the World Bank’s Transport Global Practice, where he led the Bank’s energy efficiency research program in decarbonizing maritime shipping. Priyank holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, where his doctoral work focused on evaluating the environmental, climate, and public health impacts of freight transportation systems, work supported by the National Science Foundation. Priyank also holds an M.S. in Management Science & Engineering from Columbia University, where he was an International Fellow at the School of International and Public Affairs. He did his undergraduate studies in Electrical Engineering at the National Institute of Technology, India.