Jetal Agnihotri is originally from India but has been living in Hamilton, Canada for 1 year. She holds a B. Eng. Degree in Environmental Engineering from L.D. College of Engineering, Gujarat, India with focus on waste-water treatment. She has hands-on experience in working with various Environmental Consulting Organizations in Gujarat, India. She has also undergone an Internship at Centre for Environment Education, Gujarat, India, where she was appointed as a moderator of UNDP Committee in CEE MUN Conference (Joint venture of Centre for Environment Education and Model United Nations). She is currently a M.Sc. Candidate at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada and her research focus is on “Identification of Snowmelt Estimation Techniques for Enhanced Spring Peak Flow Prediction”.
Jetal undertakes a four-month Research Assistantship under the supervision of Dr. Duminda Perera at UNU-INWEH. Her key responsibilities will be to draft synthesis report on “Review of the status of and trends in flood early warning systems globally” to explore how flood early warning systems reduce the flood risks and their contribution in achieving Sustainable Development Goals.