Keynote Speakers

Dr. R. M. Sarviya

Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal

Former Dean , Former Chairman Energy Centre.

Ph.D. from IIT Roorkee. Guided fifteen Ph.Ds. Substantial publications in reputed International journals. Chaired/Co-chaired conferences in India and abroad and keynote delivered. Succesfully completed research projects awarded by Govt of India.


Dr. M.V. Reddy

Ph. D, Materials Science from University of Bordeaux 1, ICMCB-CNRS/ENSCPB, France

Dr. M.V. Reddy currently working as a Senior Researcher, Institute of Research Hydro-Québec, Centre of Excellence in Transportation Electrification and Energy Storage, Hydro-Québec, Canada. Previously (July 2003 to May 2019) he worked at National University of Singapore (NUS) (QS Ranking no12, No 1 in Asia), at the Department of Physics, Materials Science and Engineering and Graphene Research Center, Chemistry, Singapore, he has been working on the nano/submicron sized materials (metal oxides, nitrides, graphene, graphite, carbon and metal oxide composites) for Energy (cathodes, anodes, supercapacitors and solid electrolytes), solar cells, sensors, electrocatalysis and photocatalysis, including novel methods of synthesis ex: Molten salt method (top1 publication list (source: scopus), characterization and evaluation of the electrochemical properties. For the last 20 years, I had been working on the materials synthesis, characterization, and evaluation of functional properties. He has published around 200 papers in various international journals and conducted several workshops related to functional materials and Energy storage and delivered 100 invited talks in over the world at various conferences and conducted few academic workshops on Battery materials and Materials Synthesis and characterization techniques. He also given popular science and Engineering outreach talks to college and high school students all over the world. His h-index; 63 and over 14950 citations. Recently cited top 2% highly cited researcher in area of Energy (my Ranking 1002 out of 186500 researchers) (year 2020). Recently Jan 2021, Dr. Reddy won prestigious Indian Electrochemical society award 2021 (Prof. SMM award) for his outstanding contribution to electrochemistry of Battery materials. I am very much interested to serve the community, during weekends (free time), I serving as editorial advisory board member in “Materials Research Bulletin”, Journal of Energy Storage and other open access Journals (Materials, Energies and Molecules, MDPI) and Regional editor Nanoscience & Nanotechnology-ASIA (Bentham Science).


Dr. Jahar Sarkar

Associate Professor,

Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT(BHU)

Area of Interest: Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, Refrigeration, Heat pump, Air-conditioning, Nanofluids, Passive cooling.


Dr. S.A. Sherif

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,

UF Foundation Term Professor,

Founding Director Wayne K. and Lyla L. Masur HVAC Laboratory

Director UF Industrial Assessment Center (UF-IAC),

Director UF Mobile Energy Laboratory (UF-MEL),

Co-Director Southeastern Center for Industrial Energy Intensity Reduction (SECIEIR),

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida


Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni, Ph.D

Center for Advanced Materials,

Building H10, Zone 6, Office E133, Qatar University, Qatar,

Managing Editor, Emergent Materials, Springer

Dr. Kishor Kumar is working in Center for Advanced Materials, Qatar University. He has published 82 Journal papers, 12 book chapters, 7 books edited and 3 patents filed. He has about 10 years of experience in synthesis & characterization of nanoparticles and also in manufacturing nanocomposites for industrial applications. His areas of interest include different types of nanocomposite fabrication, modifications, designs and their applications especially sensors, piezoelectrics, actuators, energy storage, Dielectrics, 3D-Printing and flexible electronics. He is serving as a Managing Editor for the Emergent Materials Journal (Springer) lead by the Qatar University and Qatar Petroleum Company (QAPCO) and Editorial Board member for the Bulletin of Chemical and Pharma Research. He serves as a guest editor in Sensors & Transducers journal and a lead guest editor in International Journal of Materials Science and Applications. Dr. Kishor achievements have been recognized by award such as Tyre & Rubber Industry Leadership Acknowledgement Awards (TRILA): Young Research Scholar of the Year 2017


Dr. Farrukh Khalid

Assistant Professor ,

Technical Consultant at International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),

Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

Dr. Farrukh Khalid is currently working as an Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering at Istinye University (ISU), Turkey. His research interests are in sustainable and renewable energy systems; green buildings; nuclear desalination; waste management, thermochemical cycles for hydrogen production; high temperature electrolysis; exergy analysis. Dr. Khalid has published more than three dozen of papers in high quality journal and conferences. He currently serves as the Topic Editor of Scopus Indexed Journal namely Environments published by MDPI and consultant for International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, Austria. Additionally, Dr. Khalid has also served as the resource person for various GIAN courses conducted by Government of India. Dr. Khalid obtained his PhD and MS in mechanical engineering from Ontario Tech University, Canada in 2017 and 2014, respectively. He completed his BTech in Mechanical Engineering (2012) at AMU, India. Prior to joining ISU, he was a postdoctoral researcher at Hamad Bin Khalifa University. He also works as a research assistant at the Ontario Tech University, Canada. He is an active reviewer for more than dozens of international refereed journals such as Energy Conversion Management, IJEX, IJER, etc. He also serves as a Technical Consultant for IAEA, Austria.


Atit Koonsrisuk

School of Mechanical Engineering, Suranaree University of Technology (SUT)

Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand

Atit is a faculty member of the School of Mechanical Engineering, Suranaree University of Technology (SUT) in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. Atit is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) and won the SUT Teacher of the Year Award in 2014. His responsibilities include teaching bachelors and graduate students, overseeing graduate student research. He is a reviewer of several international journals (Energy, Applied Energy, Solar Energy, Energy Conversion and Management, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, Applied Thermal Engineering, International Journal of Ambient Energy, Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering). .


Dr. Prashant Baredar

Chairman Energy Centre,

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal


Dr. Hitesh Panchal,

GEC Patan

Dr Hitesh Panchal currently working as Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department at Government Engineering College Patan, Gujarat. He has completed his PhD in the area of Solar Desalination from KSV University Gandhinagar, Gujarat. He has published 120+ research articles in reputed international Journals like Elsevier, Taylor and Francis, Springer, ASME etc. with 3000+ Google scholar citations containing H index 35 and I 10 index 76. He has also filed 24 full patents and among then two patents have already granted. He has completed two research projects from GUJCOST and SYST, DST Govt. of India. He has received 27 awards like Tech Guru Award, Young scientist, Pedagogical innovation award, young researcher award, Preeminent Researcher Award, best PhD Thesis Award, Best Research projects award and many more. Currently he is also selected in the list of top 2% Scientists in Energy field having Global rank 2628 with C score 3.16853335 as given by Stanford University.


Prof. DIPANKAR DEB,

Professor at Institute of Infrastructure Technology Research and Management (IITRAM)

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Dipankar Deb is a Professor in Electrical Engineering at Institute of Infrastructure Technology Research and Management (IITRAM) Ahmedabad. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and has served a couple of years at IIT Guwahati as an Assistant Professor (AGP 8000) during 2010-2012. He has over 6 years of Industrial experience both in New York (USA) and GE Global Research (Bengaluru) India. From July 2015 to Jan 2019, he has served as an Associate professor, and from Jan 24, 2019, onward he is a Professor of Electrical Engineering. He holds 6 US patents and has published 30 SCI indexed Journal articles and 40+ International conference papers. He has also authored 10 books with reputed publishers like Springer and Elsevier. He is a Book Series editor with Springer for the series: "Studies in Infrastructure and Control". He is also a Book Series Editor with CRC Press on Control Theory and Applications, and an Associate Editor for IEEE Access. He has also worked extensively in areas such as Adaptive Control, Active flow control, Renewable Energy, Cognitive Robotics and Machine Learning.