Teja Malladi


Teja Malladi heads the Geospatial Lab and is part of the Practice team and Risk Lab at IIHS. He has a M.Sc. in Geo-Information Sciences and Earth Observation with a specialization in Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Management (University of Twente) and a B.Arch (Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture & Fine Arts University).

Teja’s practice, research and teaching interests are in the areas of urban disaster risk reduction, hazard risk and vulnerability assessment using remote sensing and geographic information systems.

Teja is a part of several multiple research and practice projects, including a GWU-IFDR project on ‘Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy’; a GCRF project on ‘Tsunami risk for the Western Indian Ocean’; a CDKN project on ‘Reducing Relocation Risks in Urban Areas”; an IIED project on ‘Long-term Impacts of Humanitarian Action in Chennai’; a Rockefeller Foundation project on ‘Urban Policy Analysis for Risk and Resilience’ in India, and a World Bank funded project on ‘identifying locations for high-intensity economic agglomerations in Odisha.