Mr. RAJU GUPTA
Mr. Raju Gupta is a B. Tech. (Mechanical) from IIT, Delhi. He is also a Certified Energy Auditor from Govt. of India. He has over 30 years of experience in providing a complete range of services from concept development to consulting to Management of execution of the projects in areas of Renewable energy, Energy Efficiency & Climate Change. He has 7 publications in journals, seminars/conferences, and compiled more than 500 reports. He is also a life member of the Society of Energy Engineers & Managers (SEEM). Mr. Gupta works on the Consulting of Climate change, Renewable, Green building, and energy efficiency projects. It supervises investment-grade energy audits in industrial plants, Building energy efficiency, Data Analysis & Financial Interpretation for energy sectors, Carbon advisory. Mr. Gupta in the past was also involved in resource assessment studies on biomass, rural energy planning & de-centralized energy planning on a national scale for Govt. of India and state governments. He is also managing renewable projects encompassing conceptualizing, consulting, Engineering, Procurement, construction management, with overall inter-discipline coordination & administration, and resource planning. He is an expert in project identification, site selection, pre-feasibility studies, Project Screening, Feasibility Analysis, structuring, detailed project report, achieving financial closure, arranging debt-equity. He also manages know-how transfer, engineering design, procurement, and construction of energy projects and equipment supply & installation. He is a strategic planner, detail-oriented with expertise in planning and executing projects as per international standards. He has excellent ability in relationship management and has analytic and negotiation skills in coordination with Clients, Experts, Financiers, Technology and Machinery suppliers, Project Engineers, and Contractors. An effective communicator with exceptional relationship management skills with the ability to relate to people at every level of business and management.
CA Jugraj Singh Bedi
Mr. Jugraj Singh Bedi has completed his Bachelor of Commerce from Uttkal University in 1992. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, since 1999. Jugraj is also a Certified Information System Auditor from ICAI. Mr. Jugraj Singh Bedi has over Twenty years of experience. His area of specialization has been in Debt Syndication, Public Finance Management. Audit, e-Auditing, Double Entry Accounting System, Social Audit and Information System Audit and Management. He has helped and advised clients in raising Secured and Unsecured large-scale funds from Banking, Financial Institutions, and the Unorganized Funding sector. He has Evaluated and advised clients on inter-company transfers of tangible goods, intangible property, services, and loans and conducted financial and economic analyses of multinational and domestic corporations, industry and market research, comparative financial benchmarking, and has done report documentation. He has been involved in many consultancy and management audit assignments entailing review of the existing processes, systems, and procedures, developing recommendations for improvements, introducing new systems, imparting training and implementation of the suggested systems and procedures. Jugraj has provided expert advice and transfer of technical knowledge to governments on public accountability, Transparency through strengthening audit and other oversight institutions in the public policy cycle, and development management. He has planned, carried out, and reported on audits of small, medium, and large size client companies. Assisted clients in industry including publicly traded companies, tech start-ups, local government, and not-for-profit organizations and entities. Presented reports and recommendations to management and boards of directors. He has been actively associated with Government Projects, like designing and developing databases and monitoring software, consultancy for Government related projects for better infrastructure in small towns for overall sustainable development for citizens socio-economic development. He has good exposure to computerized systems and procedures, implementation of new systems in a computerized environment.
Mr. Sushil Chandra
Mr. Sushil Chandra holds a masters degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (1980 Batch) and has over four decades of vast and rich experience in a wide variety of complex projects of an Integrated steel plant, Asia biggest power utility company - NTPCs supercritical Power projects & also executed projects for Refineries, Petrochemicals, Gas Processing while serving in Engineers India Ltd a Premier engineering Consultancy of Asia. Sushil has served Indias many Navartna Companies including SAIL / NTPC / EIL for the installation of various greenfield & brownfield Power projects on EPC and BOO mode over the last 40 years. As a veteran Project Execution Head continuously providing engineering service as a Focal & Single point responsibility the basis for the execution of various Power Projects from concept to commissioning to top-ranking Owners in the energy & oil and gas sector globally. He was involved in the installation of over 10,000MW Power Projects for top-ranked Energy companies in India & Kuwait which are also included in the Fortune 500 biggest corporations. A few major companies are Indian Oil Corp, Oil, and Natural Gas Corp, Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation, Kuwait Petroleum Company (KPC), etc. He has hands-on experience in international domain expertise to being associated with China National Petroleum Corporation International - the worlds 3rd largest oil company as a Power plant specialist for the development of Fulla / Moga Oil Fields in Sudan. He has an impressive record of associating power projects over 10000 MW. He has been deeply involved in various strategic decisions making and in developing the project by the Owner companies as well as EILs diversification into Power and Renewable energy sectors. Presently he is actively involved in the promotion of advanced Biofuels including Compressed Biogas (CBG) to CGD Companies and also agro residue-based pellets/ torrefied pellets to various power plants for power generation through biomass co-firing in the country.
DR. HEMANT GUPTA
Dr. Hemant Gupta works on innovation and development of cutting-edge solutions in the fields of Biotechnology for healthcare, agriculture, water treatment, and sanitation. He has worked with the US Govt, the Dept of Agriculture, Water, and the Environment Australia, the Ministry of Emergency Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Agriculture Qatar, and the Defence Research and Development Organization, India on several projects of National Importance.
Dr. Hemant Gupta holds Ph. D. in Biological Engineering from MIT, USA, Masters in Molecular Biotechnology from Uni Of Sydney, Aus. MBBS from Uni NSW, Australia
He has worked on innovation and cutting edge biotech solutions in the fields of Genetics, small RNAs and RNA interference, Developmental Biology, Cancer and Stem cells Formulations & Stem Cell Therapies. Developing Cutting edge antimicrobial formulations for surfaces and medical applications.
20 years of scientific research experience
Energetic self-starter, skilled at effectively leading teams to bring a vision to fruition.
Entrepreneurial drive and passion for translating scientific discoveries into novel, life-changing solutions for patients in need. Strong analytical, problem-solving, leadership, and communication skills
Passionate about the intersection of environment, agriculture, healthcare, and technology and love for small RNAs, Stem cells, and Exosomes.
- Set up APIs and Formulations for Big Pharma Company using epigenetics. Research comprises the production of a range of generic Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), intermediates for generics, custom synthesis (for MNCs), and peptides in the field of agriculture, healthcare, and afforestation.
- Currently, He serves on the board of Organic121 Scientific Inc a technology company that works very closely with HealthCare, Organic Agriculture, Cleaning and Sanitation, Water & Wastewater Treatment, Soil Treatment, and Organic Consumer products.
- He has worked on the Restoration of Biodiversity at New Yorks Hudson River Estuary Wildlife and Habitat Conservation Framework in the United States and on restoring biodiversity along the banks of the Mississippi River, USA.
- He has worked with several public and private sectors, often with both on the same project. Agricultural development projects in Azerbaijan, the USA, and India with over 150000 Ha of development have been carried out under his leadership with the latest technologies, best practices, and methods.
- Worked and delivered Bioethanol, Biogas, and BioCNG projects in the USA, Malaysia, India.
- Worked on Protection and reforestation of degraded arid lands in western America, Tunisia, Azerbaijan using native tree species able to tolerate extreme droughts.
- Worked on technology development with USA and Brazil Agriculture Ministries to improve plantation productivity, increase in above- and below-ground biomass accumulation and biodiversity (especially when mixed tree species are used), soil erosion control, and improved ecosystem functions and services, such as soil and water conservation, and often aesthetic and cultural services.
- Development of fast afforestation and rooting technology called SEED BOMBS.
Mr. S. N. NAGAR
Mr. S N Nagar is a B.Tech (Electrical) from MITS, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, MP. He has also obtained M.Tech and MBA degrees from different universities. He did a diploma in Bio-Informatics from Super Computing Facility IIT Delhi. He has more than 25 years of experience in the construction line. During his career, he has worked on the entire project construction cycle including the finalization and execution of the project. His area of specialization is Electrical, Mechanical, plumbing, and firefighting. He has acquired special skills in planning and coordination with different agencies including consultants, Architects, Contractors, Suppliers, manufacturers, etc, This helps in completing the project in time. Selection, Procurement, Installation, and commissioning of Equipment are also managed by him. He has a good understanding of value engineering and practices it to minimize the cost of the project. The basic parameters of projects - Cost, Quality, and Time are always taken care of by him during the entire project cycle. He trains his team and equips them with complete project knowledge before the assignment of the project task. He has delivered many important big projects using best Engineering practices. During his working lifetime, he has completed projects worth approximately Rs 1500 Crores till now.
Ms. SHIVANI VISHNOI
Ms. Shivani Vishnoi completed her MBA in Marketing from Pune University. She did her Bachelors degree in Computer Science from Kanpur University. She has 2 years of experience in Business Development, Digital Marketing, and Client interaction in the Energy sector. She is a marketing professional with strong communication skills and relationship management skillwith the ability to relate to people.
MR. NEERAJ KAPOOR
Neeraj Kapoor is an electrical engineering graduate and has a total experience of about 25 years. He has extensive experience in the Hydropower system and energy consulting serving both in the capacity of a consulting engineer and an employee. He possesses strong technical knowledge in the field of Electrical power engineering including power plants, transmission, and distribution, Hydropower systems. He is also a certified energy auditor from BEE, Govt. of India.
DR. P. P. MITTAL
P. P. Mittal holds a Ph.D. degree & also possesses M.B.A. and is having a Post Graduate Diploma in Power Development Management. He retired as Executive Engineer from DHBVN - Power Distribution Utility of Haryana with 37 years of experience and is a Certified Energy Auditor (EA-6851) by Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Govt. of India. He has vast experience in Power and Energy Efficiency segments during his tenure in distribution utility. He is a fellow of the Institute of Valuation, and also he is a fellow of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. He is a member of the Institute of Engineers and Life Member of the Society of Energy Engineer & Manager. He was deputed by Govt. of India for very comprehensive training on Energy Conservation in Japan in 2009.
Dr. Deepak Dwivedi
Dr. Deepak Dwivedi has completed his Ph.D. (Chemical Engg.) from WASM Curtin University, Perth Australia (QS world rank-2) in collaboration with the University of Cambridge, UK (as a visiting scholar) and the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO), Sydney (as Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) Postgraduate Research Awardee). He has completed his short postdoc at ESRF, France. Prior to this, he was selected as Research Scientist at Stanford University, USA. He has been the recipient of various awards including the prestigious "Balshree award" by H.E. The President of India, Child Scientist Award (2006 and 2007) by H.E. The President of India (Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India) Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, National Talent Search Award by MHRD, National Merit scholarship by MHRD, Recommendation for MEXT fellowship at Japan by MHRD, New Delhi, and Award by Institution of Engineers (India) for outstanding contribution in research at an early career, etc. He had secured state merit rank in the high school certificate exam (95.5%) (Governor medal), state merit rank in the higher secondary exam (94%) (Governor medal), and university merit rank in Engineering (Governor medal) and outstanding thesis declaration by AINSE, Australia apart from the district merit ranks in district-level primary (96%) and district level middle school exam (98.6%). He has been involved in funded projects worth $128000 AUD.
Currently, he is serving as Assistant Professor (Chemical Engineering and Biochemical Engineering) at RGIPT. He is also serving as a board member in various international journals including:
(1) Editorial board member in Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries (Elsevier) (IF: 3.660)
(2) Editorial Board Member in Scientific Reports (Nature) (IF: 5.134)
(3) Editorial Board Member in Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology (Taylor and Francis) (IF: 2.087)
(4) Editorial Board Member in Journal of Pipeline Science and Engineering (Elsevier) (IF: Pending)
(5) Editorial Board Member in Green Technology, Resilience, and Sustainability (Springer) (IF: Pending)
His area of interest is corrosion science and engineering, surface engineering, energy resources and utilization, and advanced materials and energy sources. In addition to his Assistant Professorship, Dr. Deepak is serving as:
(a) Senior Visiting Researcher, University of Cambridge, UK.
(b) Adjunct Lecturer, WASM, Department of Chemical Engineering, Perth, WA Australia.
(c) International Invited Member (Research), Dublin City College, Ireland.
(d) Honorary Regional Secretary, IICHE-Amethi Regional Centre, UP, India.
Professor A.S.K. Sinha
A strong proponent of Swami Vivekanands philosophy, Professor Sinha received his Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University. Later, specializing in Chemical Reaction Engineering, he obtained his M Tech and Ph.D. degrees both from the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University.
Starting their career as a faculty member at an early age in his own alma mater, Professor Sinha rose to become the Professor and Head of the Chemical Engineering Department at the Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University. Before joining Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology as its third Director, he has been serving as a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University. He is responsible for reshaping this Department into a model centre for quality engineering education and research centre through several innovations including raising the quality faculty and creating state-of-the-art laboratories. He has also served as the Dean of Academic Affairs at the Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University from 2017 to June 2019, besides many other important assignments.
He has a perspective developmental vision plan for the overall growth of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology and is now bringing many important academic reforms to the campus.
Member of many academic and technical societies, his areas of research are diversified. Centering on Chemical Reaction Engineering and Heterogeneous Catalysis, he has significantly contributed in the areas such as Photo-catalysis for Water Splitting and Pollution Control; Conversion of Methanol to Hydrocarbons; Heterogeneous Process for Biodiesel Production; Catalytic Cracking of Methane; Production, Storage, and Uses of Hydrogen; Nano-materials along with Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes. He has also been serving on several governing bodies, advisory boards, and committees of several governmental organizations.
Apart from his interest in the application of chemical reaction engineering concepts in the physics and chemistry of materials, Professor Sinhas mission is to bring out a paradigm shift in society through science and engineering concepts.
Dr. Sarbjit Singh Sooch
Dr. Sarbjit Singh Sooch has obtained B.E. (Civil Engineering), M. Tech (Civil Engineering - Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering), and Ph.D. (Civil Engineering - Environmental Engineering). He is the Director of, the School of Energy Studies for Agriculture in Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana. In addition to this, he is the coordinator of the All India Coordinated Research Project on Renewable Energy Sources for Agriculture and Agro-based Industries, Principal Investigator of The Operational Research Project and Bio-Conversion Technology components, and in charge of the extension ad-hoc project Biogas Development and Training Centre at PAU, Ludhiana funded by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, New Delhi. He developed technology on Large Capacity Fixed Dome Type Biogas Plants for Power Generation. He has 25 publications in refereed journals, 58 extension papers/articles, 11 papers presented in seminars/conferences, 11 papers published in the proceedings of seminars/conferences, 6 chapters contributed for books/technical bulletins, 11 bulletins/manuals/booklets, and compiled 11 reports. Dr. Sooch is a life member of the Institution of Engineers (India), Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers (ISAE), Society of Environmental Sciences, Society for Sciences, Solar Energy Sciences of India, Biogas Forum-India (BIGFEN) and Indian Ecological Science..