International Conference on Green Energy and Sustainable Technology 

(ICGEST-2023)

“Green and Sustainable Energy Systems”

05-07 January 2024 | NIT Kurukshetra

Keynote Speaker and Chief Guest (Inauguration)

Prof. Suresh Chandra Srivastava,

Ex.Deputy Director, IIT Kanpur, 

Director, IIT Kanpur-La Trobe University Research  Academy

https://home.iitk.ac.in/~scs


Prof. Srivastava received B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from the Institute of Technology, BHU Varanasi, and Ph.D. from IIT Delhi, India. He worked at Engineers India Limited New Delhi from 1976-1988 in its Project Engineering and Engineering Technology Development divisions. Since November 1988, he has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Kanpur. After superannuation, he served as Director, IIT Kanpur-La Trobe University Research Academy and Distinguished Visiting Professor at IIT Kanpur from January 2021 till November 2023. He also served as the Head of the Electrical Engineering Department, Dean R&D, and Deputy Director at IIT Kanpur. During 2008-2009, he was a ‘Visiting Research Professor’ at Mississippi State University, USA, Visiting Faculty at AIT Bangkok during 1996-97. He held ‘P.K. Kelkar’ and ‘Ministry of Labor and Employment’ Chair Professor positions at IIT Kanpur.

His research interests include Power System Security, Synchrophasor Applications, AC/DC Microgrid, Electricity Market, and Smart Grid. He has been PI/co-PI to about 24 sponsored research and consultancy projects and had led a joint Indo-US project, from India. He has served in the governing council and expert committee of several government organizations, academic institutes, and utilities in India.

He is Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), Institution of Engineers (India), Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers IETE), and Indian Academy of Mathematical Modeling and Simulation (IAMMS). He received ‘IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Outstanding Engineer Award 2012’ from PES/IAS Chapter, of Uttar Pradesh section, ‘Academic Excellence Award’ in Power Engineering at National Power systems Conference held at IIT (BHU) during December 2012, ‘Prof GK Dubey Memorial IEEE UP Section Life Time Achievement Award 2016’ in December 2016 by IEEE UP Section, ‘Malaviya Award for Excellence in Power Systems–2018’ at National Power systems Conference held at NIT Trichy during December 2018, ‘IEEE IC  Life Time  Achievement Section Chair Award 2020’ at IEEE INDICON held at NSUT Delhi in December 2020, ‘Distinguished Teacher Award’ in year 2020 at IIT Kanpur, and ‘2021 Institute Fellow Award’ of IIT Kanpur in November 2022.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. PRABODH  BAJPAI

Associate Professor,

Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering,

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur,

https://home.iitk.ac.in/~pbajpai/ 

Dr. Prabodh Bajpai received the B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Roorkee, the M.Tech degree in Energy Studies from IIT Delhi, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kanpur, in 2008. He joined as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, India in May 2008. Currently, he has been working in IIT Kanpur in the Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, since 2022.

In his professional carrier of more than 15 years, he has served as a researcher, educator, and administrator. He has delivered research outcomes through several sponsored research and consultancy projects in last seven years in the form of publications, thesis, and patents. He has completed research and consultancy projects worth 85 million Indian rupees and is currently involved in various projects worth 300 million Indian rupees. He has published around 100 publications in reputed journals and conferences, book chapters and a patent.

He has received Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship award from DST, Government of India to visit Washington State University (WSU) Pullman, USA, and worked as the first Sr. Research Fellow in PMI, NTPC Ltd.. He has received a faculty excellence award fellowship in IIT Kharagpur in 2021.

His research interests include Renewable energy systems, Power system restructuring, Smart Grid, Microgrid, Electricity economics and Solar PV applications.


Dr. Pruthviraj U.

Associate Professor

Department of Water Resources and Ocean Engg.

NIT Surathkal

https://appmech.nitk.ac.in/faculty/pruthviraj-u


Dr. Pruthviraj  received the B.Tech., M.Tech and PhD degree from NIT Surathkal. He has been working as Assistant Professor in NIT Surathkal since 2007. Currently he is working as a Associate Professor in the Department of water Resources and Ocean Engg., NIT Surathkal. He has several papers published in reputed journals and conferences, book chapters. He is handling research projects worth 34 Cr and consultancies worth 3.7 Cr.

His research interests include Wave Structure Interactions, Open source product development, Wildlife conservation, Autonomous navigation systems, Advanced Surveying and GIS Applications.

Keynote Speaker and Chief Guest (Valedictory)

BARJEEV TYAGI, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Electrical EngineeringIndian

Institute of Technology, Roorkee

https://iitr.ac.in/Departments/Electrical%20Engineering%20Department/People/Faculty

Dr. Tyagi  received the B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Roorkee, Roorkee, the M.Tech degree from IIT Kharagpur and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kanpur, in 2005. He has been working as a faculty since 1989 in different institutions. In 2007 he joined as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Roorkee. Currently, he has been working as Associate Professor in IIT Kanpur in the Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, since 2022. He has served as a researcher, educator, and administrator. He has published around 100 publications in reputed journals and conferences, book chapters.

His research interests include Microgrid Operation and Control, Integration of Renewable Energy Resources, Stability analysis and Controller Design for Power System