Arnico Panday is a Senior Atmospheric Scientist and Coordinator of the Atmosphere Initiative at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), where his team works on issues of air pollution across the Hindukush Himalaya region, from monitoring emissions and atmospheric composition to studying impacts on health and climate, to upscaling mitigation solutions. He serves on the Steering Committee of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), as a lead author of the CCAC’s Asia Regional Assessment, as a board member of Nepal Economic Forum and Himalayan Consensus Institute, and as an Advisory Group member of the Asia Co-Benefits Partnership.
Before joining ICIMOD he was Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia, and Visiting Assistant Professor at the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Arnico received a Bachelor’s degree with high honors in Environmental Science and Public Policy from Harvard University, a Master’s degree in Land Resources from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Doctor of Science in Atmospheric Science from MIT. He has conducted postdoctoral research at MIT and at Princeton University’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory and helped set up a climate observatory in Rwanda.
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