Annual Report April 2006 to March 2007 Energy Systems Engineering

Conferences (Participation/Organised)


  • Bandyopadhyay S.

  •  “8th Distillation and Absorption Conference”, London (UK), September 4-6, 2006.

Nayak J. K.

  • “International Conference on Solar Radiation and Daylighting (SOLARIS 2007)”,February 7-9,2007, IIT Delhi. 


  • Advances in Energy Research”,December 4-5.2006, IIT Bombay.

Invited Lectures


Banerjee R.

  •  Invited talk on ‘Analysis of Renewable Hydrogen’ presented at the University of Nottingham, May 24, 2006.


Banerjee R.

  •  Lecture on ‘Economics of Solar Thermal Heating for Industry’, delivered at IITB ARUN workshop on April 22, 2006 at IIT Bombay.

  •   Lecture on ‘Overview of Renewable Energy Scenario in India’, delivered at RENET Workshop, IIT Bombay, September 21, 2006.

  • Keynote Address on ‘Renewable Energy Sources in India’ in Short term course on “Effective Energy Conversion and Generation Systems”, IISc Bangalore-Japan Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship, November 20, 2006.

  •  Invited talk on ‘Renewable Sustainable Energy Systems for future? delivered on November 22, 2006, at INSAC-2006, BARC, Mumbai.

  • Lecture on ‘Energy Auditing & Conservation’ delivered at CEP Course on ‘Process Integration for Pollution Prevention’ on January 19, 2007 at IIT Bombay.

  •  Invited Talk on ‘Integrated Energy Planning for the Power Sector’, delivered in Power Meet, February 10, 2007 at IMC, Mumbai.

  • Lecture on ‘Advanced Training for Renewable Energy Professionals in India’, delivered as inputs for IT Power APP meeting in Delhi on February 21, 2007.

  • Lecture on ‘Renewable Energy Policy’ delivered at Prayas Workshop, Pune on March 22, 2007.

Kedare S. B.

  •  ‘Solar Thermal Systems for Process Applications’, INSAC-2006, (Annual Conference of Indian Nuclear Society), BARC, Mumbai, November 22-24, 2006

  •   ‘Solar Thermal Systems for Industrial Use’, RENET Workshop (Network for Renewable Energy Research) sponsored by European Union, IIT-Bombay, September 22, 2006

  •   ‘Solar Concentrating Systems for Industrial Process Heat Applications', Seminar on 'Solar Energy and Biogas Applications for Hotels and Hospitals', organized by Tamilnadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA), Chennai, September 15, 2006

  •   'Merits and Demerits of Different Types of Solar Concentrators Regarding Their Applications' , Three-day workshop on 'Quality Control in Renewable Energy Systems and Standardization of Test Procedures for Testing Solar Flat Plate Collector' organized by School of Energy Studies, University of Pune, August 24, 2006.

  Nayak J.K.

  •  Delivered lectures on “Test procedure of a parabolic dish concentrator” in the workshop on ARUN 160: Industrial Solar Thermal concentrator System, IIT Bombay, April 23, 2006

  •   Delivered lecture on “Passive Solar architecture” in the RENET workshop, IIT Bombay, September 21-22, 2006

Solanki C.S.

  • ‘Solar Concentrators for Industrial Process Heat’, Green Power 2006, organized by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Chennai Trade Centre, July 13-14, 2006

  •  Process Integration: An Introduction, Water Conservation & Management, Material Management in Process Industries, Targeting for Mass Exchanger Networks, Process Modification for Pollution Prevention, and Recent Advances in Process Integration presented at CEP Course on Process Integration for Pollution Prevention organized by IIT, Bombay, January 19 – 20, 2007.

  •   Fundamentals of Energy Conversion, Pinch Analysis, and Energy Efficient Lighting presented at CEP Course on Energy Management organized by IIT, Bombay, November 27 – December 1, 2006.

  •  Design of Solar Thermal Systems presented at Renet Renewable Energy workshop organized by IIT, Bombay, September 21-22, 2006.

  •  Process Integration: A Tool for Designing Energy Systems presented at Dept. Mechanical Engg, Fr. Rodrigues Institute of Technology, Vashi, August 19, 2006.