Dr (Mrs) Malti Goel is Former Adviser, DST and CSIR Emeritus Scientist in the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India and is a climate change expert.

Dr. Malti Goel, founder of the Climate Change Research Institute, was actively engaged in electret research on polymeric and composite materials at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi in the early part of her career as Research Associate and Post Doctoral Fellow.

From 1982 onwards she held different positions in hierarchy in the Department of Science & Technology of the Ministry of Science & Technology. She has been very perceptive about the multi-disciplinary research needs in thrust areas of physical sciences, materials sciences & atmospheric sciences. She coordinated several national level research initiatives in universities and academic institutions.

From 1998 to 2008 as Adviser she headed the Inter-sectoral Science & Technology Advisory Committee Division in the Department of Science & Technology. She has made pioneering contribution to promotion of industrially oriented joint technology research projects in socio-economic sectors dealing with energy conservation, greenhouse gas control technology and carbon dioxide sequestration etc,

She has had meritorious career, recipient of Gold Medal in Master's degree in Physics from Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani. She was topper in D.I.I.T. (post graduate diploma) and was awarded Ph.D. in Solid State Physics from IIT, Delhi.

Dr Malti Goel is a very accomplished person having got trainings in Italy, Japan, Israel and UK in many important fields of coping with global warming and sustainable development, management of energy utilization and technology change among others. She has held a number of important national and international assignments and represented the country as Vice Chairperson in Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum.

She has been associated with many academic institutions including Jamia Hamdard as Adjunct Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University and SV University, Tirupati, as Visiting Faculty, School for Planning and Architecture as Guest Faculty; Draunacharya College of Engineering and Management as Adviser and with premier science academy INSA as Emeritus Scientist.

Professionally, she is member of several premier organizations and bodies in the area of her work and has been holding position in their Boards. She has also served as honorary editor-in-chief for the only air pollution journal in the country and peer reviewer for Elsevier publications on Energy.

Dr. Malti Goel has received several fellowships, awards and honors including Bharat Jyoti Award 2012 for outstanding contribution to society and Er Avinash Chandra Medal 2006 for excellence in environment education. She has authored/ co-authored nine books and published 200 research papers in journals of international repute and her research has been cited in handbooks and patents. Recipient of Build India (Corporate) Award 2015, she become Fellow of Int. Con. on Ecology & Environment in 2015 and of National Environment Science Academy in 2008. She is conferred the PEARL Foundation Life Time Achievement Award 2016 in Climate Change Research.


Technical Papers Authored by Dr. (Ms.) Malti Goel (1971 - 2018)


Recent Research Publications (2006 - 2018)

Google Scholar Citations


Awards, Honors and Invitations (From 2012)

Participation in Gender Issues