Prateek Mittal is a Senior Research Associate at Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD), India. He works on projects related to health, gender and environment. He is also working on developing strategies to improve post-earthquake rehabilitation in Nepal. Prior to joining EPoD, he worked as an urban and transportation planner for a regional government in Illinois. As a planner, he designed analytical tools and strategies to encourage public participation in planning processes and to promote use of active modes of transportation. Prateek holds a Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering from IIT Guwahati, and a Master in Urban Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.