Vimalanand Prabhu joined the Ph.D. program in UNC-CH's Department of Public Policy in Fall 2000. He has a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering and Master of Management from India. Prabhu's main interests lie in Infrastructure finance and Economic development. He has helped with the EFC finance course. He has also worked on a World Bank sponsored project to develop a Cash-Flow equilibrium model for the Water sector in developing countries.