Please see complete biography in the attached CV.
Megha Shenoy, Ph.D. is the research director of Resource Optimization Initiative (ROI), Bangalore, India. She is also a Visiting Fellow of the Center for Industrial Ecology, Yale University, USA. Megha completed her Masters and PhD at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India and a post doctoral fellowship at the Center for Industrial Ecology, Yale University, USA. Her main interests are Industrial Ecology, Environmental Economics and Cooperative solutions to maximize environmental and social benefits. Resource Optimization Initiative (ROI) focuses on research and outreach to apply industrial ecology concepts and tools for optimal resource utilization in the Indian context. It conducts investigations on behalf of private and public sector actors in India to recommend and implement IE-based solutions. ROI also conducts and co-ordinates symposia, workshops and conferences in areas related to resource (energy, water, material) consumption and production.
Please see complete list of publications in the attached CV.
• Shenoy, M., Jain, G., & Parthasarathy, T. 2011. Indian energy policy and strategy: pre and post COP 15. International Development Policy Series: Energy and Development. The Graduate Institute, Geneva. 2: 117-139.
• Eckelman, M.J., Shenoy, M., Ramaswamy, R., & Chertow, M. 2010. Applying industrial ecology tools to demand-side water management in Bangalore, India. Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution. 7(4): 71-79.
• Bain, A., Shenoy, M., Aston, W. & Chertow, M. 2010. Industrial symbiosis and residual flows in an industrial area in south India. Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 54(12): 1278-1287. • Arun Dev, S., Shenoy, M., & Borges, R. M. 2010. Genetic and clonal diversity of the endemic ant-plant Humboldtia brunonis (Fabaceae). Journal of Biosciences. 35(2) http://www.ias.ac.in/jbiosci/dev_240.pdf
• Shenoy, M., & Borges, R. M. 2010. Ecological correlates of the strength of ant-plant mutualisms. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 100(3): 538–551. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2010.01459.x
• Shenoy, M., & Borges, R. M. 2008. A novel mutualism between a myrmecophyte and its resident pollinator. Naturwissenschaften 95(1): 61-65. doi: 10.1007/s00114-007-0289-0
• Gaume, L., Shenoy, M., Zacharias, M., & Borges, R. M. 2006. Co-existence of ants and an arboreal earthworm in a myrmecophyte of the Indian Western Ghats: Anti-predation effect of the earthworm mucus. Journal of Tropical Ecology. 22:1-4. doi:10.1017/s0266467405003111
• Michener, C. D., Borges, R. M., Zacharias, M. & Shenoy, M. 2003. A new parasitic bee of the genus Braunsapis from India (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Allodapini). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 76 (3): 518-522.