Prashant Dhawan

Co-founder & Director, Biomimicryindia

Prashant Dhawan is the Co-founder of the Biomimicry India Network. He holds a MS degree (Master of Science ) in Biomimicry from the Arizona State University, U.S.A along with Biomimicry Professional Certification awarded by Biomimicry 3.8, USA . He also holds a degree in Architecture from SPA Delhi, and an MBA from ISB Hyderabad. Prior to starting the Biomimicry India Network he was Head of Campus Development with the Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Head Business Development, India, for YOO Ltd , Assistant Vice President with ‘Total Environment Building Systems Private Limited’, Bangalore and as Corporate manager with ‘Mahindra Holidays’ he helped develop and launch ‘Zest’ . As an entrepreneur he was involved in diverse projects ranging from documenting the Alchi Monastry in Ladak to being the Campus Architect for the expansion of Dyal Singh College in Delhi. He is one of the few architects who provided design services in the walled city (Shajahanabad) in Delhi and has also written on issues related to human centered design. Prashant prefers to call himself an amateur researcher of issues related to sustainable happiness.