H. S. Sudhira
Sudhira obtained his PhD from IISC, Bangalore, for his thesis on “Studies on Urban Sprawl and Spatial Planning Support System for Bangalore, India”. With a strong desire to carry out independent and grounded research, he established Gubbi Labs, a private research collective that works on a host of domains. He has been part of a variety of sustainable initiatives, notably, Namma Cycle (the campus based public bicycle sharing system). He is also a neo-geographer, using and propagating free and open-source mapping tools, making maps of cities and ecosystems. He is also a birdwatcher and volunteers with India Literacy Project.