Dattakiran Jagu is a PhD candidate in the Science and Management of Climate Change at Ca' Foscari University in Venice, Italy. His research focuses on energy modeling and the application of behavioral economics for clean energy transition.
Dattakiran has rich experience in designing clean energy heating and lighting solutions for rural communities in India. Previously, he worked as a Commercial Diplomacy Officer at the British High Commission in India, where he collaborated on clean energy partnerships and worked as a Research Associate for the 'OASYS South Asia' project, promoting innovative solutions and business models for off-grid energy access. Dattakiran is also a founding member of a clean energy start-up in Bangalore that provides engineering and consultancy services for energy efficiency, solar, wind, and biomass energy projects.
Dattakiran received a Masters in Renewable Energy from TERI University in New Delhi, and a Bachelors in Electronics from the University of Mysore.