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Fellows, 2014

Prof. Ashok Pandey

Professor Ashok Pandey, PhD, FBRS, FNAsc, FIOBB, FISEES, FAMI is Deputy Director CSIR's National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology at Trivandrum and heading the Centre for Biofuels and Biotechnology Division there. Professor Pandey's research interests are on bio-based economy for the development of bioprocesses and products on biorefinery principle. He has 981 publications/communications, which include 14 patents & design copyright, 34 books, 97 book chapters, 374 original and review papers, etc with h index of 60 and >15,700 citation (Goggle scholar). Prof Pandey is Editor-in-chief of Bioresource Technology, Honorary Executive Advisors of Journal of Water Sustainability and Journal of Energy and Environmental Sustainability and editorial board member of several international and Indian journals.

 

Dr. S. R. Gollahalli

Dr. Gollahalli is currently a professor at the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, USA. Professor Gollahalli's research interests encompass fundamental as well as applied topics in the energy and combustion fields. The projects under his direction include combustion of liquid drops and sprays, flame characteristics of pulverized coal and synthetic fuels, combustion of biofuels, hybrid fuels such as emulsions and slurries, internal combustion engine and gas turbine combustors, turbulent diffusion flames in cross-flow streams, and microgravity combustion.
 

Honorary Fellows, 2014

Dr. R. K. Malhotra

Dr. Malhotra is full time Director on the Board of Indian Oil Corporation as Director (R&D).He is also the Non-Executive Chairman of Indocat Pvt. Limited, a JV company of Indian Oil and Intercat, USA, as well as the Board Member of Lubrizol India, a JV Company of Indian Oil and Lubrizol USA. He has more than 36 years of research experience in the downstream petroleum sector and is currently leading research at the R&D Centre of Indian Oil Corporation in areas such as refining technologies, lubricant technologies, alternative energy, bio-technology, nanotechnology and gasification.

 

Fellows, 2015

Prof. L.M. Das

Dr. L. M. Das is currently Professor at the Centre for Energy Studies, IIT Delhi. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the REC Rourkela (1970), M. Tech. from IIT Kharagpur (1972) and Ph.D. from IIT Delhi (1987). His primary areas of research interest are development of alternative-fuelled low emission engines/ vehicles. He has published more than 80 research papers in international journals on alternative fuels such as Hydrogen, CNG, Biodiesel and Hydrogen-CNG blends. He is a member of Advisory Board for International Association of Hydrogen Energy (USA).

 

Prof. Chang Sik Lee

Professor Chang Sik Lee is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the College of Engineering of Hanyang University, South Korea. He received his B.S. (1967), M.S (1974) and a Ph.D. (1980) in Mechanical Engineering from Hanyang University. His research interests are alternative fuel engines, alternative fuels, exhaust emission reduction, engine fuel sprays and laser measurements, and themodynamic analysis of engine systems. Professor Lee has authored over 250 articles in leading international journals and two books on Engineering Thermodynamics and Automobile Engineering. He was President of KSAE, President of ILASS-Korea, President of ILASS-Asia and President of Automotive Environment Center.

 
Honorary Fellows, 2015

Prof. O. N. Srivastava

Prof. Onkar Nath Srivastava obtained PhD (Physics) from Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and worked as post doctoral fellow at Cornell University (1966-69). He was a Professor and Head, Department of Physics, and Coordinator CAS and Hydrogen Energy Centre, and is presently Professor Emeritus of Physics and Coordinator of Nano-science and Technology and Hydrogen Energy Centre at BHU. Professor Srivastava has made notable research contributions in renewable energy. He has guided more than 32 Ph.D. students and published more than 400 papers, 15 review articles and the book entitled Crystallography for Solid State Physics (1989).

 

Dr. Gabriel D. Roy

Dr. Gabriel D. Roy received his B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He graduated from University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI), where he received his Ph.D. degree in engineering science. Dr. Roy is former Associate Director at the Office of Naval Research Global (ONRG), Singapore. His responsibilities included global technology awareness, and development of research collaborations with India. He was also responsible for supporting research in his area of specialization – propulsion – which included energy storage, combustion, hypersonic, emission and noise reduction, and alternate fuels. Dr. Roy has authored over 20 books and 100 research publications.

 

Fellows, 2016

Prof. Avinash Kumar Agarwal

Prof. Agarwal has carried out both fundamental as well as innovative, industrially relevant applied research in the area of IC engines, alternative fuels and emission control. He has developed a low cost biodiesel pilot plant and tested biodiesel fuelled car to motivate Indian automotive industries for biodiesel applications. Prof. Agarwal has developed first prototype of the EFI system for the ALCO-DLW locomotives, For social benefits, Prof. Agarwal has developed a low cost biodiesel pilot plant which is installed in rural areas by KVIC, Mumbai. Prof. Agarwal has published several books and more than150 papers in his credit. He has been elected for Fellow of INAE (2015), ASME (2013) and SAE International (2012). Presently he is working as Poonam and Prabhu Goyal Endowed Chair Professor. He has been awarded for NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Award-2012, Dr. C. V. Raman Young Teachers Award-2011, Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award-2008.

 

Dr. S. Venkata Mohan

Dr.Mohan made outstanding contributions laid a new found path for waste remediation and environment protection. He established a link between waste remediation and renewable biofuel generation, accounting for a paradigm shift from ‘waste as an environmental pollutant’ to ‘waste as wealth’ encompassing sustained circular bioeconomy, which establishes a new vista in the context of “Waste Biorefinery”. Dr. Mohan has published 250+ journal papers, 8 cover page articles, 29 chapters contributed for books and 9 review articles. He also holds 8 patents in his area. Dr. Mohan has been awarded by Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) Prize , National Bioscience Award (2012), ProSPER.NET-Scopus Young Researcher Award in Sustainable Development (2010), NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award (2010). Dr. Mohan has been elected as Fellow of INAE, FIEI, Andhra Pradesh/ Telengana Academy of Sciences, Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation.

 

Prof. Ernst Wintner

Prof. Wintner was professor for laser technology at Photonics Institute of TU Vienna and promoted honorary full professor within his university. He founded one of the first research groups in the field of laser ignition worldwide in 1999. The efforts toward the development and implementation of laser ignition in internal combustion engine technology are remarkable and are demonstrated by many citations in the scientific community. He has submitted a number of patents with respect to a laser source for ignition, the laser window and multipoint ignition. Prof. Wintner served as editor of several journals and the European Quantum Electronics Division of the EPS. His efforts have resulted in over 250 technical papers and 4 book chapters. He received Dr. Wolfgang Houska Award (2015), Dr. Wolfgang Houska Award (2008), The largest award of the Austrian Industry AMA Price (2013), BMW Award (2007).

 

Honorary Fellows, 2016

Dr. Satish Kumar

Dr. Kumar is a distinguished Aerospace scientist of national repute with outstanding contribution to the missiles and strategic systems. He has the unique distinction of leading important strategic establishments over a decade and laying the foundation for futuristic technological growth in critical areas. Dr. Kumar contributed to Development of Liquid propellant rocket engines for Prithvi missile, Productionization of highly complex LP engines at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Development of Propellant transfer systems and Storage facilities at various forward Army locations. He has more than 40 research papers to his credit and two patents obtained in US, China, Russia, Germany and India. Dr. Satish Kumar honored with the Technology Award by Ministry of Defence, Prime Minister’s Special Award for Development of Strategic Weapons and Performance Excellence award by DRDO. He has been elected as Fellow of Aeronautical Society of India, Fellow of Society for Shock Wave Research, India, Life member of Astronautical Society of India and Combustion Institute of Indian Section.

 

Prof. Ryo Amano

Prof. Amano has been very active in the development of next generation of novel advanced energy systems in both gas turbines based conventional and renewable energy production systems. Dr. Amano has contributed to enhancing energy production from wind, biomass, hydro, and propulsion energy. He has contributed to the development of turbulence theories, combustion, heat transfer, propulsion, aerodynamics and applications to gas turbine and aerospace related projects. He also has been engaged in aerospace research in NASA, US Air Force, industrial gas turbines, steam turbines, and cooling technology. Prof. Amano has been elected for Fellow of ASME (2001), Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (2002). His efforts have resulted in over 600 technical papers, 4 books and 24 book chapters.

 
Fellows, 2017
Prof. Probir Kumar Bose

Prof. Probir Kumar Bose is Director of NSHM Knowledge Campus, Durgapur, West Bengal, India. He has exceptional scientific and professional contributions in the areas of thermal engineering, internal combustion engines, alternate fuels, and automotive engineering. Prof. Bose is an elected Fellow of Institute of Engineers, India and member of Combustion Institute, Indian Institute of Welding, Indian Society of Technical Education, Indian Society of Engineers, and Indian Institute of Metals. Prof. Bose has published more than 100 peer reviewed journal papers and has several patents to his credit.

 

Dr. Ramesh Agarwal

Dr. Ramesh Agarwal is Professor in School of Engineering & Applied Science, Washington University, St. Louis, USA. He has received numerous prestigious awards including SAE International Medal of Honor (2015), AIAA Reed Aeronautics Award (2015), SAE Aerospace Engineering Leadership Award (2013), SAE Clarence Kelly Johnson Award (2009), AIAA Aerodynamics Award (2008), Royal Aeronautical Society Gold Award (2007), and ASME Fluids Engineering Award (2001) to name a few. He has published more than 500 peer reviewed journal/ conference papers and edited several books/ book chapters.

 

Dr. Bhola R. Gurjar

Dr. Bhola R. Gurjar is Professor in Department of  Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India . He has exceptional scientific and professional contributions in the areas of Environment, Air and Water Pollution, Urban Transport, and Environmental Impact and Risk Assessment. Prof. Gurjar has received several prestigious awards including IE(I) Nawab Zain Yar Jung Bahadur Memorial Medal-1995, START Young Scientist Award-2004, IE(I) National Design Award in Environmental Engineering-2011, and IE(I) Eminent Environmental Engineer Award-2015.

 
Dr. Swarnendu Sen

Dr. Swarnendu Sen is professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. He has exceptional scientific and professional contributions in the areas of heat transfer, combustion, and multiphase flows. Prof. Sen is an elected Fellow of the West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology. He has received several prestigious fellowships including DAAD Research Fellowship-2011 and 2013, Visiting Research Fellowships to University of Illinois, Chicago-2002, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Virginia-2006. He has authored more than 90 peer reviewed journal publications.

 

 
Dr. Thallada Bhaskar

Dr. Thallada Bhaskar is Principal Scientist in CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun, India. He has received several prestigious awards including NESA Scientist of the Year Award-2016, CSIR-Raman Research Fellow- 2013, AIST-Distinguished Researcher Award-2013, and JSPS-Visiting Scientist Award-2009. Dr. Bhaskar has published more than 100 peer reviewed journal papers and edited several books.

 

 
Dr. Anirudh Gautam

Dr. Anirudh Gautam is General Manager in Rolling Stock Design Division, RITES, Ministry of Railways, India. Dr. Gautam has worked extensively on combustion, performance and emissions of locomotive engines, development of emission control systems and engine structural optimization. He has received prestigious awards such as Outstanding National Service Award by Ministry of Railways, Chief Mechanical Engineer Award, General Manager Award, Director General Award, and Railway Ministers Award.

 

Honorary Fellows, 2017

Dr. V. K. Saraswat

Dr. V. K. Saraswat is Member of NITI Ayog, Government of India. He has led research on indigenous development of Liquid Propulsion Rocket Engines and missiles namely Prithvi, Dhanush, and Prahaar. He is the principal architect of the Ballistic Missile Defense program, which included major technology breakthroughs. Dr. Saraswat is an elected Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering, Institution of Engineers, India, Aeronautical Society of India, Institute of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers, Systems Society of India, and Society for Shock Wave Research, India. Dr. Saraswat has been bestowed with several prestigious awards such as Padmabhushan, Padmashri and Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Award.

 

2016 International Society for Energy, Environment and Sustainability

Last Updated on 25th October, 2016