Professor, Computer Science
University of California, Santa Cruz
Prof. Lodha is interested in multi-disciplinary research curating (accessing and identifying relevant and reliable data) and visualizing data for policy and actionable research through partnership with various stakeholders. He is a co-author of the book Atlas of Global Inequality. He is currently co-authoring a book Atlas of California.
He is interested in an innovative pedagogy for Computer Science emphasizing the importance of innovation, entrepreneurship and community to empower society using software and technology tools.
He mentors both undergraduate and graduate students interested in multidisciplinary e-Research focusing on capacity building and nurtures them into co-authoring research monologues. He is interested in collaborating with students with shared interests at a wide range of universities internationally and remotely. He collaborates with research scholars and public organizations with a focus on policy analysis and impactful research.