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

Master of Engineering, Energy Technology
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
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Final Year Project: Design of Solar Thermal Vendor’s Kitchen


Destination Canada Conference Ambassador (DC CAN), Destination Canada, Government of Canada, 2022 – Present
Destination Canada is a Crown corporation wholly owned by the Government of Canada and formed under the Canadian Tourism Commission Act (

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

Elected Alberta Representative: The Center for Legislative Energy and Environmental Research (CLEER) University Advisory Board (UAB), January 11, 2021 - Present
CLEER is an affiliate organization which supports the Energy Council – an organization of legislators from 14 US energy-producing states and two Canadian provinces (

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