Anantha Lakshmi Paladugula is a Research Scientist at CSTEP. She holds a master's degree in Transportation Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Acharya Nagarjuna University. She has over 10 years of experience in sustainable transport planning and modelling. Prior to joining CSTEP, she worked with the Directorate of Urban Land Transport, Government of Karnataka. Her research interests lie in sustainable transport, shared vehicle economy and new mobility options.