Presently working in Delhi College of Engineering, Prof. Naveen Kumar is a Fellow of Institution of Mechanical Engineers (FIMechE), UK; Fellow of Institution of Engineers (FIE), India and Charted Engineer, Engineering Council, UK. His research interests include; internal combustion engines, alternative fuels with special emphasis on biofuels, decentralized energy systems, renewable energy, waste recycling and sustainable development.
Prof. Kumar possesses more than 29 years of experience in academics, industry, and research. He has guided a large number of Ph.D. and M.Tech. Students and has undertaken Sponsored Research Projects from Government and Industrial Houses such as Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Petroleum Conservation Research Association and Yanmar Co. Ltd., Japan. He had been a principal consultant in a World Bank Sponsored project “Fences for Fuel” in India. He also worked in an Indo-Spanish Collaborative project to develop new and fast methods of biodiesel production. He has published more than 100 research papers in the International Journals of repute and more than 100 in Indian Journals and Conferences.
Prof. Kumar has presented his research work at Universities, research organization and industries abroad particularly in the Univ. of Minnesota, Univ. of South Florida, Univ. of Murcia, Kongju National University, Korea Institute of Energy Research, Yonsei University, NARICT, MERC, BNUT etc. He is also on the editorial board of many journals and also works as the reviewer of journals published by ASME, Elsevier, Springer, Wiley etc.
Prof. Kumar brings with him a combination of being a distinguished academician, an exemplary researcher, visionary educational administrator, a professional consultant with a positive attitude and profoundly professional approach for intimate industry interaction. He was selected as Director, Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering & Technology, Jhansi (A Government of UP Institution).
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