• Department of Natural and Applied Sciences
Area of Expertise
Dr. Jamir teaches courses related to Climate Change Adaptation and Food Security at the University.
Dr. Jamir joined TERI University in July 2012 as an Assistant Professor. Prior to joining TERI she was at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), York, UK as a Ph.D. researcher. She has a doctoral degree from the University of York, UK.
Her key research expertise is Climate change adaptation, air pollution and food security. Her research interests includes, air pollution and climate change impacts on agricultural crop yield and socio-economic impacts; integrating indigenous knowledge with science for developing climate change related policies and adaptation strategies towards sustainable growth and development. She is also interested in working on environment and development issues by engaging with different stakeholders including local communities and people from different scientific and cultural background.
She has also served as a Core faculty at Global Center for Food Systems Innovation (GCFSI), USAID (2013-2015); and Manager for the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), South Asia Regional Center (2015-2017).
Besides research and teaching engagements, she has also been organizing a number of training workshops related to different areas of sustainable development for researchers, students, policymakers, and other stakeholders from India and other countries with support from the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, Department of Personnel Training, Government of India, UNEP, etc.
Diwakar KC, Maraseni T., Jamir C., Magar RT, Tuladhar F., (2019) Effectiveness of Gravity Goods Ropeways in market participation of smallholder farmers in uplands. Transportation, 1-22.
Sethi S., Moors E, and Jamir C., (2017). Unexpected extreme events drive the inter-annual variabilty in carbon exchange at the Pine forest in Netherlands. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, EGU2017-18547-1, eISSN 1607-7962, EGU General Assembly, 2017.
Emberson L.D., P. Büker, M.R. Ashmore, G. Mills, … C. Jamir, et al., (2009). A comparison of North American and Asian exposure– response data for ozone effects on crop yields. Atmospheric Environment. 43 (12): 1945-1953.
National Overseas Scholar, Government of India, 2007- 2011.
Ranked as top 20% Awardees in the Joint CSIR-UGC Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Eligibility for Lectureship National Eligibility Test (NET) in "Life Sciences" in the year 2003, India.
Almeida"s Botany Scholarship, St. Xavier"s College, Mumbai for securing highest marks in the University Exam (M.Sc., Botany), Mumbai, India, 2000.
Paddy growing culture of the Ao Naga Tribe and climate change, Nagaland (Northeast India). Project PI. Funding body- Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA), Ministry of Art and Culture, Government of India. Starting, September 2018. Ongoing
Application of life cycle thinking approach for enhancing the fruits and vegetables supply chain: A pilot study from Nagaland, India. UN Environment's 'Resource Efficiency through Application of Life cycle thinking’ (REAL) project. Project PI. Funding body- UNEP, Asia Center, Bangkok. August 2017 to November 2018.
Nutritional Security of Hill and Mountain Communities in the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region. Project PI. Funding body – Integrated Consortium for Mountain Development (ICIMOD). August 2017 to April 2018
Assessing Co-benefits of the low carbon development pathway for India, Lead Researcher for Ozone impacts on crops modeling. Duration January to December 2016. Funding body- Shakti Sustainable Foundation.