Shashank is a research assistant at CSEI. He works as a researcher in the lakes initiative at CSEI. He works on maintaining and updating the lakes web dashboard using the data collected from sensors in the lake, using it as a platform to make it easier for citizens to understand lake health. Furthermore, he also is co-authoring a series of articles on visible problems in Bangalore's lakes.
He has completed his master's in Environmental studies from TERI University with a focus on water conservation and hydrology. Before joining the lakes initiative he has worked on spring rejuvenation in the Himalayas for a year with CHIRAG, working on geological surveying and community engagement.
His other interests include traveling and learning and using open source hardware and software,