Pankaj Lal

Professor of Earth and Environmental Studies and Director, Clean Energy and Sustainability Analytics Center, Montclair State University

Location Essex County

Pronouns he/him

Email address [email protected]

Telephone number 973-655-3137

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Biographical information

Pankaj Lal, PhD, is founding director of Clean Energy and Sustainability Analytics Center and professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Studies, Montclair State University. He undertakes integrative, interdisciplinary research that explores interconnections among society and the environment. He integrates research activities of faculty into a broader and more meaningful framework with multiple outcomes. Along with his research team, he has been working in the United States, Caribbean islands, Africa, South and Southeast Asia focusing on human dimensions of ecosystem management, natural resource conservation and policy, environmental economics and energy geography, and climate change. His ongoing research projects involve aspects of clean energy, water, natural resources, and economies that collectively impact communities around the world. Photo credit: Montclair State University