Profile of Domain Experts - Environmental Research Wing

Environmental Research Wing

Dr. Narendra Kumar Bansal is presently serving as Vice Chancellor, SMVD University at Katra. He has 36 years of teaching and R&D experience in the field of energy. He specializes in Renewable Energy, Energy Conservation, Energy Planning and Economics. He has vast experience of managing and executing large projects and organizing conference/seminars nationally and internationally on Renewable Energy. He is a visiting scientist and guest professor in major universities in Germany, U.S., U.K. and Italy. His list of publications range from being an author and a co-author of several books on renewable energy and its various dimensions, reviewed chapters of books, state of art reports, General Articles in Magazines/Journals, manuals, Research Papers in International Journals with co-authors as well as single authored on topics of Energy Environmental Analysis, Policy and Planning, Renewable Energy Systems and its various dimensions. Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Solar Architecture. He is a awarded by various awards nationally as well as internationally. He is also holder of Alexander Von Humboldt Fellowship, German Academic exchange Fellowship, CSIR and IITD Scholarships. He is member to major committees on Energy and Management within India as well as abroad.


Dr. A.K.A. Rathi is a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from M.S. University of Vadodara, he has also done British Council sponsored Diploma in Integrated Coastal Zone Management from University of Newcastle, UK. He has rich experience of 40+ years and has contributed to the sector. He has attended several national and International courses like SA 8000 lead assessor, OHSAS 18001 auditor course, Advanced Environmental Management Systems auditor’s course, Hazard analysis in chemical industry and inherently safer plant design, Industry and Environment- Water Pollution and Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Health and Safety.


Dr. Bebashis Raha is a DSc in Water, Energy, Greenhouse & Climate Change, and a PhD in environmental engineering & sustainable development (Australia), Fellow Engineers Australia. He has a vast international experience of 30+ years as an Engineer and Manager in water, wastewater, recycled water, desalination, operations; quality, environmental, health & safety, energy, greenhouse, climate change mitigation and adaptation, carbon tax, pollution tax, corporate regulation, compliance and audits in the largest utilities, chemical industries (ICI). He has developed, trained, implemented and maintained certified ISO 9001 Quality, ISO14001 Environmental and ISO 18001 Health & Safety Management Systems across water, energy, chemical and petroleum corporations. He has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Sydney, University of Western Sydney, University of Wollongong and the University of Technology in Masters in Environmental, Water and Public Health Engineering and MBA Program since 1998. He is a Greenhouse & Energy Auditor (Australian Government); Lead Auditor in Quality; Lead Auditor in Environment and Lead Auditor in Health and Safety (RABQSA, USA); and led numerous audit teams in operations, quality, EHS, energy, greenhouse management systems and regulatory compliance for international best practice corporation.