Education
Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering
2000-2004
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Thesis: Biomass Usage for Power and Liquid Fuels

Master of Engineering, Energy Technology
1999-2000
Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Thesis: A Study of Bioenergy Technologies for the Mitigation of the Greenhouse Gases Emissions

Bachelor of Technology (Hons.), Energy Engineering
1993-1997
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Final Year Project: Design of Solar Thermal Vendor’s Kitchen

Work Experience
Deputy Director, Future Energy Systems, a Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF)-based initiative, 2017 – Present
University of Alberta

Professor (tenured), July 2015 – Present
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta

Associate Professor (tenured), July 2011 – June 2015
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta

Assistant Professor, August 2005 – June 2011
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta

Postdoctoral Fellow, July 2004 – July 2005
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Teaching and Research Assistant, September 2000 – June 2004
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Assistant Manager, Energy, August 1997 – January 1999
The Associated Cement Companies of India Limited, Jamul, MP, India