ABOUT ME

I have more than 30 years of experience in Academics in India and Foreign Universities, and more than 10 years in the Indian Industry in top management positions. I am currently engaged in leadership education, management consulting and managerial competency development. My publications include 6 Text Books, more than 200 research papers in reputed International Journals, more than 100 papers in Indian Journals and Newspapers. I had the privilege of guiding 12 Ph.D. research scholars and several hundreds of master theses, and have advised more than 25 big companies in India and abroad in the areas of Engineering and Management. I also served as Chairman and President of many Professional associations in India and also as a board member in International Professional Institutions. I have had the honor of being elected as a Fellow of Indian National Engineering Academy-2004; towards outstanding contributions in “Engineering”. In the year 2003, I received the most prestigious “Sir Visveswaraya Award” for outstanding contribution in the field of Technical Education & Technology Management. Sambalpur University has conferred me upon “Intellectual Colossus Award 2003” as an honor to my profound contributions to the field of Management Education in India and abroad. In 1997, I was chosen as the “Most Outstanding Academician” and honored by “UNITOP” award by Indian Institution of Materials Management. In the year 1995, Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering has honored me by its highest award “Lilian Gilbreth Award” for his most significant and outstanding contribution to the field. 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Sustainable Chemistry

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Small-Molecule Solar Cells

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Metal Free Hydrogen Activation

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The Chemistry of Energy Conversion

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