GIS GUEST EXPERT Yuge Ma is DPhil Candidate in Environmental Change Institute (ECI), University of Oxford. She was a guest researcher with the Brookings Institution in Washington DC and Beijing (2011-2012), a GG2022 fellow (gg2022.net), and an Avantha International Fellow 2013 with Aspen Institute (India). She had also conducted research with The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI), and Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) in New Delhi. She is co-founder of the Oxford Juxtapose Project, which is a multi-disciplinary platform for comparative studies on contemporary China and India.
Her research focuses on comparing the energy and low-carbon policies of India and China, global energy governance and China-India collaboration. Previously, she served as a consultant for the India Initiative of Panasonic’s Overseas R&D Center. She has also been a presenter and journalist on Tsinghua TV and CCTV. Yuge graduated from Tsinghua University with bachelor’s degrees in building efficiency technology and in law. She spent one year as a graduate student at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi after graduation. Her most recent book is titled Grow Up in India (Lijiang Publishing House, 2013).