Ramya Natarajan is a Senior Research Engineer at CSTEP. She holds a master's degree in Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and a BTech in Biotechnology from Anna University, Tamil Nadu. At CSTEP, she has worked on evaluating methanol's potential as an alternative fuel for India and on waste-to-energy conversion. She has also worked on analysing the energy implications for a desired quality of life in India. Prior to joining CSTEP, she worked as a researcher at Indiana University, Bloomington, and Energy Research Institute (NTU), Singapore.