Student
Charu Sharma

Charu is a Masters student in the Building Technology program at MIT. She received her Bachelor of Architecture from National Institute of Technology, India before receiving her Post Graduate Diploma in Green Cities and Eco-Efficiency from the Erasmus University, Rotterdam (NFP Scholar). Prior to her arrival at MIT, she was working in the field of sustainability for around six years both in India and Australia. Charu is interested in exploring the potential of implementing the concepts of circularity in built environment.

Areas of Interest
Building Energy, Climate Change, Daylighting, Environmental Planning, Food Systems, Healthy Communities and Active Living, Resource Management, Sustainability

Education

2016 - 2016
Post Graduate Diploma in Green Cities and Eco-Efficiency , Erasmus University, Netherlands
2007 - 2012
Bachelor of Architecture , National Institute of Technology, India

Academic Experience

2015 - 2016
Visiting Faculty , TERI University, India

Professional Experience

2017 - 2018
Sustainability Consultant , Low Impact Development Consulting, Melbourne
2012 - 2016
Research Associate , The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), India
2010 - 2011
Intern Architect , SGA, India

Awards

2016 - 2016
Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP) , Government of the Netherlands