Mukand Babel is a Professor at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand and the Chair, Climate Change Asia initiative at AIT. He has been a Visiting/ Honorary Professor at the University of Exeter; Kyoto University; Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee; Beijing Normal University; and others. He has been a Member of Executive Committee, APD of IAHR; Director of the Executive Board of IWRA; Board Member of the Asia Water Council. He received the 2018 International Award by the Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources. He currently conducts interdisciplinary research to address diverse water problems and issues including climate change impact and adaptation in water sector.