Krishnachandran Balakrishnan

Research lead

Krishna works on urban spatial analysis research at IIHS. His current focus is on developing methods for fine grained population and socio-economic mapping to understand spatial inequality in Indian cities, particularly in the context of urban water resources. In Bangalore, he has been working on methods for mapping population at 30m resolution, analyzing inequality in access to domestic piped water supply and estimating urban groundwater budgets.

Krishna received his Bachelor of Architecture from the School of Planning and Architecture,New Delhi, and went on to complete a Masters in Landscape Architecture and a Ph.D. in Environmental Planning, both from UC Berkeley.

Krishnachandran describes his PEAK Urban research