Increasing the visibility of soot-free and zero emission heavy-duty vehicles in the Transport Decarbonization Agenda of the ASEAN region
Senior Researcher (Consultant)
Aditya Mahalana joined the ICCT in February 2020 as a research consultant based in Jakarta, Indonesia. He is now also a co-cluster coordinator for the EV Batteries and Cost Parity cluster. His work includes electrification strategy development in Indonesia, fuel efficiency in Vietnam, soot-free work for ASEAN, and remote sensing testing in Jakarta. His work also encompasses vehicle taxation structure in Indonesia and other transport and environment projects for ASEAN. Prior to the ICCT, Aditya worked with various organizations, including GIZ, ASEAN Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities, and several local NGOs. He has co-authored various research publications focused on transport and environment, air pollution from mobile sources, fuel quality, and GHG mitigation for the transport sector. He holds an M.S. in Sustainable Development from Universitaet Leipzig in Germany, with a focus on sustainable urban and regional planning. He is a Hanns Seidel Stiftung scholarship alumnus. In his free time, he likes hiking, bushcraft, and running.