Dr. Daphne Keilmann-Gondhalekar


Room:

1126

Phone:

+49.89.289.13709

Telefax:

+49.89.289.13718

e-mail:

d.gondhalekar@tum.de

Main focus:

Water - Energy - Food Nexus

Curriculum Vitae

since 2017
Research Scientist at Chair of Urban Water Systems Engineering, TUM
2015-2017 Visiting Researcher at Chair of Urban Water Systems Engineering, TUM
since 2015 Consultant for integrated urban planning
2013-2015 Research Scientist, Centre for Urban Ecology and Climate Adaptation, TUM
2009-2013 Senior Researcher, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn
2007-2008 Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA
2007 Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Urban Planning, Ecosystems Department, University of Tokyo, Japan
2002-2004 Self-employed architect
2002 Master (M.Sc.) in Architecture und Urban Planning, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland
1998 Bachelor in Architecture, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Fields of Research

  • Integrated urban planning; Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Memberships

  • International Expert Group on Earth System Preservation (IESP) TUM-IAS (2015)
  • Mercator Foundation Alumni (2013); Bavarian Chamber of Architects (2012)
  • MIT Club of Germany e.V. (2011)
  • Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) (2009)

Publications

Journal articles

Gondhalekar, D., S. Dawa, S. Tsephel, N. Otzer, and J.E. Drewes (forthcoming, 2018). Alternative Urban Futures: Water Reclamation with Resource Recovery as Key to Sustainable Development in Leh, Ladakh, India. Ladakh Studies

Drewes, J.E. and D. Gondhalekar (2017). Operationalizing the Urban Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus in Asian Cities. Water Solutions 3 2017, p.34-35

Gondhalekar, D. and T. Ramsauer (2017). Nexus City: operationalizing the urban Water-Energy-Food Nexus for climate change adaptation in Munich, Germany. Urban Climate, DOI: 10.1016/j.uclim.2016.11.004

Gondhalekar, D. and A. Akhtar (2015). Down the drain or back to the roots? A political ecology of the Water Energy Food Nexus visualized using GIS in Leh Town, Ladakh, India. Projections no. 11: Planning Sustainability in Global Economies, Journal of the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Akhtar, A. and D. Gondhalekar (2014). Towards an eco-tourism approach: Tourism impacts on water resources in Leh town. Ladakh Studies No. 30, p. 25-37

Mollinga, P.P. and D. Gondhalekar (2014). Finding structure in diversity: A stepwise small-N/medium-N qualitative comparative analysis approach for water resources management research. Water Alternatives, February 2014

Gondhalekar, D., S. Nussbaum, A. Akhtar, J. Kebschull, P. Keilmann, S. Dawa, P. Namgyal, L. Tsultim, T. Phuntsog, S. Dorje, P. Namgail and T. Mutup (2013). Water-related health risks in rapidly developing towns: the potential of integrated GIS-based planning. In Saravanan and Gondhalekar (eds.). Special Issue. Water Supply and Sanitation as “Preventive Medicine”: Challenges in Rapidly Growing Economies. Water Intl. 38(7):902-920

Gondhalekar, D., P.P. Mollinga and V.S. Saravanan (2013). Towards Systematic Comparative Water and Health Research. In Saravanan and Gondhalekar (eds.). Water Intl. 38(7):967-976

Saravanan, V.S. and D. Gondhalekar (2013). Water Supply and Sanitation as “Preventive Medicine”: Challenges in Rapidly Growing Economies. In Saravanan and Gondhalekar (eds.). Water Intl. 38(7):867-874

Gondhalekar, D. (2012). Health impact of drinking polluted water in Darchen Town, Tibet: an urban planning perspective. International Journal of Sustainable Water and Environmental Systems Vol. 4(1), pp. 59-66

Mollinga, P.P. and D. Gondhalekar (2012). Theorizing Structured Diversity: An approach to comparative research on the globalisation-localisation dynamics in water resources management. International Center for Comparative Water and Development Studies (ICCWaDS) Working Paper Series, No. 1, April 2012

Hara, Y., D. Gondhalekar and K. Takeuchi (2010). Urban land expansion and farmland diversification in the suburban 4 counties of Tianjin City, China. Journal of the Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture (in Japanese)

Books

Gondhalekar, D., C. Vogt & K. Eisenbeiß (2018). Integrated Urban Development: Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals for Urban Resource Efficiency, Economic Prosperity and Social Inclusion. Published by Deutsche Gesellschaft für
Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, on behalf of
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ),
 Bonn and Berlin, pp.26

Book chapters

Gondhalekar, D., H.-Y. Hu, Z. Chen, S. Tayal, S. Kedia, H. Patalong, M. Al-Azzawi, J.E. Drewes, H.D. Uhl, M. Grambow (forthcoming, 2018). Opportunities and barriers to operationalizing water reclamation with resource recovery: a comparative analysis of environmental regulatory frameworks in China, India and Germany. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Environmental Economics, Oxford University Press

Gondhalekar, D., M. Al-Azzawi and J.E. Drewes (forthcoming, 2018). Urban Water Reclamation with Resource Recovery as a Cornerstone of Urban Climate Change Resilience. W. Leal Filho et al. (eds.), Handbook of Climate Change Resilience, Springer International Publishing

Gondhalekar, D., J.E. Drewes and M. Grambow (2017). Risk and water management under climate change: towards the Nexus City. In P. Wilderer and M. Grambow (eds.). Sustainable Risk Management, Springer.

Gondhalekar, D., S. Nussbaum, A. Akhtar, and J. Kebschull (2015). Planning Under Uncertainty: Climate Change, Water Scarcity and Health Issues in Leh Town, Ladakh, India. In W.L. Filho and V. Sumer (eds.). Green Energy, Technology: Sustainable Water Use and Management, Springer, pp. 293-312

Gondhalekar, D., A. Akhtar, P. Keilmann, J. Kebschull, S. Nussbaum, S. Dawa, P. Namgyal, L. Tsultim, T. Phuntsog, S. Dorje, P. Namgail and T. Mutup (2013). Drops and hot stones: towards integrated urban planning in terms of water scarcity and health issues in Leh Town, Ladakh, India. In M. Gislason (ed.). Ecological Health, Vol. 15 of the Advances in Medical Sociology Series, pp. 173-194

Gondhalekar, D., Y. Hara and K. Takeuchi (2007). Towards urban-rural sustainability: land diversification in Tianjin, China. In M. Keiner (ed.), Sustainable Urban Development in China - Wishful Thinking or Reality? Monsenstein & Vannerdat, pp.201-224

Gondhalekar, D. (2007). Analyzing urban-rural interaction for establishing eco-city in Tianjin, China. Ph.D. thesis, National Diet Library, Tokyo, Japan

Bannaga, S.E.I., H.E. Kramel and D. Gondhalekar (2004). The homeless masses at home: Identifying and tackling the problems and issues of internal displacement in the Igad region, Sudan. HABITAT Group, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich

Gondhalekar, D. (1999). The idea of humanism in architecture. Undergraduate dissertation, Mackintosh School of Architecture Library, Glasgow University

Policy briefs

Bekchanov, M. and D. Gondhalekar (2018). Wastewater and waste management systems and enabling conditions for Resource Recovery Reuse options in India. Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Working Paper Series

Lang, W., S. Pauleit, Gondhalekar, D., J. Brasche, G. Hausladen, J. Maderspacher, R. Schelle, J. Tigges, T. Zölch (2015). Cities in Bavaria under climate change. Bavarian Climate Report (Klima-Report Bayern 2015), Bavarian State Ministry for Environment and Consumer Protection (StMUV) (in German), p. 140-141

Saravanan, V.S. and D. Gondhalekar (2014). Integrated water, sanitation and hygiene approach as "preventive medicine". Water International Policy Briefing Series

Saravanan, V.S. and D. Gondhalekar (2013). Can Water Supply and Sanitation be a ‘Preventive Medicine’? Global Water System Project (GWSP) Policy Brief # 5

Manasi, S., N. Latha, Suhas Paranjape, K.J. Joy, U.S. Nagothu, K.V. Raju, P.P. Mollinga, R. Doraiswamy and D. Gondhalekar (2009). Strategies and recommendations for river basin management in Tungabhadra. EC FP6 STRIVER (Strategy and methodology for improved IWRM - Integrated interdisc. assessment in four twinning river basins) Project Report D10.3

Doraiswamy, R., P.P. Mollinga, and D. Gondhalekar (2009). Willingness to pay - unwillingness to be paid: politics of water pricing in canal irrigation in Andhra Pradesh, India. STRIVER Policy Brief 18

Doraiswamy, R., P.P. Mollinga, and D. Gondhalekar (2009). Participatory training in canal irrigation Andhra Pradesh: JalaSpandana Experience. STRIVER Policy Brief 17

Webinars

Saravanan, V.S., D. Gondhalekar, P.P. Mollinga, and F. Bukirwa (2014). "Can water supply, sanitation and hygiene be a preventive medicine?" International Water Resources Association (IWRA) 12th May 2014

Documentary films

D. Gondhalekar (2015). “If not now, when? Planning for the urban Water-Energy-Food Nexus”

Link: vimeo.com/142941443, Password: wefnexusleh, 18 minutes

Conference papers

Gondhalekar, D. and J.E. Drewes (2018). Nexus City: urban water reclamation and reuse as key synergy potential to close resource loops in Munich, Germany and Leh, India. SDEWES, Novi Sad, Serbia, 07/2018

Gondhalekar, D. and J.E. Drewes (2017). Towards the Nexus City: urban water reclamation and reuse as key synergy potential to close resource loops in Munich, Germany and Leh, India. World Resources Forum (WRF), Geneva, CH, 24.-25.10.2017

Drewes, J.E. and D. Gondhalekar (2017). Operationalizing the urban Water-Energy-Food Nexus. Waterscapes Conference, German House for Research and Innovation and India Habitat Centre, Delhi, India, 05.-06.10.2017

Gondhalekar, D. (2017). Nexus City: Operationalizing the urban Water-Energy-Food Nexus for climate change adaptation in Munich, Germany. UNU-Flores Nexus Conference, Dresden, Germany, 05/2017

Gondhalekar, D. (2016). The Urban Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Leh, Ladakh, India (with film screening). Royal Geographic Society-IBG Annual Intl. Conference, London, 08/2016

Gondhalekar, D. (2016). Planning for the Urban Water-Energy-Food Nexus (with film screening). Understanding the Water-Energy-Food Nexus and its Implications for Governance Scientific Forum, Osnabrück, Germany, 06/2016

Gondhalekar, D. (2016). Economic growth, consumption of natural resources and risk under climate change: planning for our common urban future using Water-Energy-Food Nexus concept. International Expert Group on Earth System Preservation (IESP) Workshop on “Sustainable risk management”, 04/2016, Feldafing, Germany

Gondhalekar, D. (2016). The Urban Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Leh, Ladakh, India (with film screening). Geographentag Arbeitskreis Südasien, Osnabrück, 01/2016

Gondhalekar, D., J.E. Drewes, T. Doblinger, F. Englberger, I. Khan, and N. Phunchok (2014). The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Leh Town, Ladakh, India as a model for future cities visioning. Urban Futures Squaring Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 10/2014

Geyer, P., J. Tigges, T. Zölch, D. Gondhalekar, J. Maderspacher, J. Brasche, W. Lang, S. Pauleit (2014). Integrating urban built and green structures to improve climate change mitigation and adaptation. IC2UHI Conference, Venice, Italy, 10/2014

Gondhalekar, D. (2014). Water, energy, food nexus in Leh Town, Ladakh, India: an urban metabolism perspective. Metabolism of Water: Mobility, power and scale session, 5th Water Research Horizon Conference (Water Science Alliance), Berlin, Germany, 06/2014

Gondhalekar, D. (2014). Back to the roots, or down the drain? Local choices for water and health in Leh town, Ladakh, India. Panel 112: Healthcare and Infrastructure in the Himalaya. Himalayan Studies Conference 2014, Yale, New Haven, USA, 03/2014 (cancelled)

Gondhalekar, D. and V.S. Saravanan (2013). Climate Change, Water and Health in a Small Town and a Big City in India. FS. 52: Geographien von Gesundheit in den Ländern des Globalen Südens, C. Butsch & P. Sakdapolrak, 58. Geographentag, Passau, Germany, 10/2013

Gondhalekar, D. (2013). To centralize or not to centralize: local choices for urban water management in India. Sustainable Architecture for a Renewable Future (PLEA), Technical University of Munich, Germany, 09/2013

Gondhalekar, D. and A. Akhtar (2013). To the roots or down the drain? Opportunities and challenges for innovative water management approaches in China and India. Global Water Systems Project "Water in the Anthropocene", Bonn, Germany, 05/2013

Gondhalekar, D. (2012). Comparative study of health impact of water access in urban China and India. EcoHealth Conference. Kunming, China, 10/2012

Gondhalekar, D. (2012). Towards systematic and funded comparative water and health research: Africa, China, India, and Nepal. 3rd Intl. Consortium for Comparative Water and Devt. Studies (ICCWaDS) Workshop, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 05/2012.

Gondhalekar, D. and S. Kabisch (2012). Future Cities Visioning for Urban Climate Change Adaptation. ICLEI Resilient Cities Conference, Bonn, Germany, 05/2012

Gondhalekar, D. (2011). Water pollution and health impact in urban Tibet. 6th Dubrovnik Sust. Devt. of Energy, Water and Env. Systems (SDEWES), Dubrovnik, Croatia, 09/2011

Gondhalekar, D. (2011). Health impact of water access in urban Tibet. Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and Environment (ACSEE), Osaka, Japan, 06/2011

Mollinga, P.P. and D. Gondhalekar (2010). Heuristics, pragmatics and critical realism: Dealing with context in comparative research on globalisation-localisation dynamics in water resources management. XVII ISA World Congress of Sociology, Research Committee on Comparative Sociology, Gothenburg, Sweden, 07/2010 (accepted but cancelled).

Abdullayev, I. and D. Gondhalekar (2009). Aral Sea crisis: Large Scale Irrigation at Expense of Human Health. International Human Dimensions Programme IHDP, Bonn, Germany, 04/2009

Gondhalekar, D., Y. Hara and K. Takeuchi (2007). Urban land expansion and cultivated land loss in the Beijing Tianjin region, China. City Planning Institute of Japan, Yokohama, 08/2007

Gondhalekar, D., Y. Hara and K. Takeuchi (2006). Open space conservation and land use change in Beijing and Tianjin, China. 3rd China Planning Network CPN, Beijing, 06/2006

Conference posters

Gondhalekar, D. and J.E. Drewes (2015) Decentralized wastewater reuse to address Water-Energy-Food Nexus using GIS in Leh Town, Ladakh, India. Nexus Conference. UNU-FLORES, Dresden, Germany, 03/2015

Kebschull, J. and D. Gondhalekar (2013). Wasserknappheit in Leh, einer schnell wachsenden Kleinstadt in Nordindien. UN-Day, Bonn, Germany, 10/2013 (in German)

Gondhalekar, D. and J. Kebschull (2013). To centralize or not to centralize: planning appropriate sanitation infrastructure in Leh Town, Ladakh, India. Sustainable Architecture for a Renewable Future (PLEA), Technical University of Munich, Germany, 09/2013

Gondhalekar, D. (2012). Future Cities Visioning: Systematizing the Urban Design Process. Planet under Pressure Conference, London, GB, 03/2012

Gondhalekar, D., F. Bukirwa, F. Contreras, P. Cherickel, T. Gadda, Y. Hara, R. Moreira and S. Raja (2011). How to make your city “greener” using urban design. UN-HABITAT Governing Council Meeting, Nairobi, Kenya, 04/2011

Frenchman, D., C. Zegras, D. Gondhalekar and J. Yang (2008). Beijing Urban Design Studios: Lessons and Directions for the “Clean Energy City”. MIT Energy Conference, 04/2008

Gondhalekar, D. and F. Contreras (2005). Developing a holistic approach to case studies on cities. Alliance for Global Sustainability (AGS) Annual Meeting, MIT, 03/2005