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Upasana Dasgupta

Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University
Doctoral candidate
Kolkata Area, India
Upasana Dasgupta is a doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Law and the Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University. She is pursuing doctoral research on "Preventing Collisions in Outer Space: Towards better implementation of State responsibility in commercial space era" under the supervision of Professor Ram Jakhu. She holds a Masters in Air and Space Law (Thesis) from McGill University. Her masters’ thesis was entitled “On-orbit Transfer Of Satellites Between States: Legal Issues with Special Emphasis On Liability And Registration.” Upasana has worked on various projects of McGill's Institute of Air and Space Law as a Research Assistant including the Global Space Governance, Manual on International Law Applicable to Military Uses of Outer Space and Space Security Index. Upasana is enrolled as an advocate at the Bar Council of Kolkata and has practiced law in India as an associate at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.