Swati Meherishi is currently Editorial Director at Springer Nature. Since January 2019, she leads the Applied Sciences and Engineering book program in the Asia Pacific and Middle East and Africa regions. Prior to this, Swati has been instrumental in developing and leading Springer’s physical sciences books and journals program in the Indian Subcontinent. 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 has over 16 years of experience in academic publishing. Prior to joining Springer, Swati has managed key engineering textbook portfolios in both India and the United States.
Swati holds degrees in Physics and Philosophy from the prestigious St. Stephen’s College in Delhi. In her free time she teaches technical communications courses to graduate students. Swati is also involved in initiatives related to the Sustainable Development Goals, the state of engineering education, and women in engineering and STM.
Swati serves on the Global SDG Steering Group at Springer Nature, Chairs the Indian Chapter of the Springer Nature Disability and Neurodiversity Employee Network, and serves on several DEI initiatives within Springer Nature