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Rajiv Seth
Pro Vice Chancellor,
Department of Business Sustainability

Dr Rajiv Seth is an Aerospace Engineer by training. Having spent 27 years in the Indian Air Force, he has worked on various types of aero engines and has been involved in technical evaluation, field testing and technology transfer. He has been with the TERI University for the last thirteen years and, as the Registrar of the University, has been instrumental in the establishment of the University and the post-graduate programmes it offers. He has been actively involved in the curriculum development of the various courses. He is responsible for the overall administration of the University. As a faculty member in the Department of Business Sustainability, he teaches courses in Finance to students of the MBA programs. His current research interests are in the areas of financing of renewable energy projects, risk management, and use of weather derivatives as a hedging tool for weather related risks.

 

 

 

Educational Qualifications
  •  Ph D, Aligarh Muslim University, 2008

  •  M Tech in Aeronautical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1987

  •  B Tech in Aeronautical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1975


Honors and Awards
Gold Medal for standing first in M.Tech, IIT, Madras, 1987

Selected Publications
 Financing Large Scale Wind and Solar Projects - A Review of Emerging Experiences in the Indian Context
Swarnalakshmi U., Rajiv Seth
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews,
2015

 A study of basis risk in rainfall hedging: the case of two locations at New Delhi
Rajiv Seth, Ansari VA and Manipadma D
Journal of Agrometeorology, Vol 11(1):29-32,
2009

 Design and use of weather derivatives for farmers: the case of hegding rain risk by soyabean growers in Jhalawar District in India
Seth R, Ansari VA and Manipadma D
International Journal of Financial Markets and Derivatives, Vol 1(1):49-63,
2009

 Weather-risk hedging: an empirical study of willingness-to-pay in Rajasthan, India
Seth R, Ansari VA and Manipadma D
Journal of Risk Finance, 10(1): 54-66,
2009

 Hedging Rainfall Risk by farmers growing soyabean in Jhalawar district: A theoretical analysis of willingness to pay
Seth R, Ansari VA and Manipadma D
The Journal of Applied Economic Research, 2(2): 199-212,
2008


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