Swati Meherishi is currently Editorial Director at Springer Nature. Since January 2019, she leads the Applied Sciences and Engineering books program in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to this, Swati has been instrumental in developing Springer’s physical sciences books and journals program in the Indian Subcontinent. She developed and managed a large portfolio of both Springer-owned and key academic society journals. She is the recipient of a special contribution award from the Indian Institute of Metals for her work on their flagship journal Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals.
Swati’s book portfolio at Springer comprises books across all domains of engineering and applied science. She has successfully launched several new book partnerships with prestigious organizations such as INAE, Indian Institute of Metals, IIT Kanpur, CSIR-NAL, and the Infosys Science Foundation. Swati holds degrees in Physics and Philosophy from the prestigious St. Stephen’s College in Delhi. She has an extensive experience publishing engineering content across two continents. Prior to Springer, Swati has managed key engineering textbook portfolios in both India and the United States. Swati is a member of the Materials Research Society (MRS), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). In her free time she teaches technical communications courses to graduate students at the IITs. Swati is also involved in initiatives related to the Sustainable Development Goals, the state of engineering education, and women in engineering and STM.