BIO DATA OF Dr. K. Sudhakar
(Ph.D. Renewable Energy)

Assistant Professor, Energy Centre, National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, M.P

Dr. K. Sudhakar obtained his B.E in Mechanical Engineering from Government College of Engineering, Salem, Madras University and M.Tech in Energy Management from School of Energy & Environment Studies, Devi Ahilya University, Indore. He obtained his Ph.D from National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli for his thesis entitled “Technical and Economic Feasibility of C02 Sequestration using microalgae in India. He has received MHRD GATE and DST Senior research fellowship from Government of India for his Doctoral Research and worked in National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli from 2008-2010. He has been actively involved in teaching & research in the area of Energy & Environment. His major research areas include Climate Change, Carbon Sequestration, Biofuel, Solar Thermal and PV Systems, Sustainability assessment, Hybrid Energy systems; Mathematical Modeling, Exergy analysis and Energy Conservation. He has published around 70 research papers both in referred national & international journals and 17 conferences proceedings. He has authored more than 10 technical books. He is a certified Energy Manager & Auditor by BEE, Ministry of Power. He has a various meritorious awards to his credit. Few of those are: 1. Best Young Teacher Award by Annai Teresa College of Engineering, TN in 2006 2. Brightest young Climate Leader Award by British Council, New Delhi in 2008 3. Young scientist Award by MPCOST, Bhopal in 2012. 4. National Citizenship Gold Medal Award by GEPRA, New Delhi in Jan -2015 5. Rashtriya Gaurav Award, India International Friendship Society, New Delhi in 2015