PROF. P.B. SHARMA

President

Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Vice Chancellor

Amity University, Gurgaon.

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PROF. P.B. SHARMA

Born in April 1948 at Vidisha in Madhya Pradesh, Professor Pritam B. Sharma graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Samrat Ashok Technological Institute with a GOLD MEDAL of Faculty of Technology of Vikram University in 1969. He was sent by Govt. of India as a National Scholar for higher studies abroad and he obtained his Post Graduate Degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Birmingham (UK) in 1974 and received the Post Graduate Prize for being the topper of the Engineering Faculty of University of Birmingham. He later received his Doctorate Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Birmingham (UK) in 1978. Prof. Sharma is a man of vision and firm commitment and resolve to nurture academic and professional excellence in originations and Institutions to which he has associated himself during his 37 years long professional career.


He brings with him a combine of the wisdom of an IIT professor, an institution builder and Director of premier institutions such as DCE and maturity to excel a university of technology of which he was the founder Vice-Chancellor. Prof. Sharma is an IT savvy technical education administrator having knowledge and vision of building world class institutions. Prof Sharma is currently the Vice-Chancellor of Amity University and President of Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Academic Positions
  • Present 2017

    President

    Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

  • Present 2014

    Vice Chancellor

    Amity University

  • 2014 2009

    Vice Chancellor

    Delhi Technological University

  • 2009 2008

    Director

    Delhi College of Engineering

  • 2008 2006

    Vice Chancellor

    Rajiv Gandhi Technological University,Bhopal, MP

  • 2006 2003

    Principal

    Delhi College of Engineering

  • 2003 1999

    Vice-Chancellor

    Rajiv Gandhi Technological University,Bhopal, MP

  • 1999 1990

    Principal

    Delhi College of Engg. Delhi

  • 1994 1990

    Professor

    Mech. Engg. IIT Delhi

  • 1990 1980

    Asstt. Professor

    IIT Delhi

  • 1980 1978

    Lecturer

    IIT Delhi

  • 1978 1969

    Lecturer

    Mech. Engg. Dept. S.A.T.I.Vidisha M.P.

Education & Training
  • Ph.D. Mech. Engg. Dept 1978
    University of Birmingham (UK)

    Rotating Stall Behaviour of an Axial Compressor Rotor.

  • M.Sc. (Engg.), Mech. Engg. Dept. 1974
    University of Birmingham (UK)

    Topper of 1974, Received the Avery Prize for Postgraduate Studies.

  • B.E. (Mechanical) 1974
    Vikram University, Ujjain

    First Class First, "Gold Medallist"

Honors, Awards & Fellowships Conferred
  • 2013
    Honorary Doctorate of Engineering (Honoris Causa) by University of Birmingham (U.K)
  • 2013
    "Outstanding Contribution to Education", ET NOW National Education Leadership Awards
  • 2012
    ABP News National B- School Award – 2012 – For Outstanding Contribution to Technical Education
  • 2011
    Star News National B- School Award -2011- For Outstanding Contribution to Technical Education
  • 2009
    "Lifetime Achievement Award 2009" from Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering
  • 2008
    Eminent Engineer Award by The Institution of Engineers (India) Delhi State Center
  • 2005
    Fellow of Indian Society of Technical Education
  • 2004
    Jeevanmal Nahata Memorial Award
  • 2002
    Scroll of Honour from Narmada Hydro Power Corporation
  • 2001
    Scroll of Honour from Institution of Engineers (India)
  • 1999
    President, Engineering Sciences Division, 86th Indian Science Congress
  • 1999
    Fellowship of World Academy of Productivity Sciences
  • 1998
    Distinguished Leadership Award by American Biographical Institute, USA.
  • 1998
    Fellow of Institution of Environment Engineers (India)
  • 1997
    Sir C. V. Raman Memorial Award
  • 1993
    ICME Award of Order of Merit in Management
  • 1992
    NAFEN Excellence Award
  • 1992
    Fellow, Aeronautical Society of India
  • 1992
    Fellow, Institution of Engineers (India)

Research Summary

Professor Sharma spent 5 years at University of Birmingham, UK in higher studies and research. He was a Rolls Royce Research Fellow at Birmingham, where he worked on Surge and Stall problems in turbofan engines. Prof. Sharma was hand picked by IIT Delhi from UK to join IIT Delhi in 1978. Prof. Sharma worked in IIT Delhi for 12 years and rose to the position of Professor of Mechanical Engineering. During his 12 years at IIT Delhi, he made significant contribution to teaching and R&D in the areas of computer aided simulation and online studies of Power Generating Systems and Aero-Engine-Technology. He has guided 14 Ph.D scholars and has undertaken a number of major R&D Projects sponsored by the Government and Private Agencies. He offered consultancy to a number of reputed industries and organizations which include GTRE Bangalore and world renowned Rolls Royce of UK. His work on optimization of Thermal power plants and Contra Rotation for Surge and Stall free aero-compressors is highly valued internationally.

Interests
  • Power Generating Systems
  • Aero-Engine-Technology
  • Biofuel Technologies
  • Technical Education Management
  • Science & Spirituality
Research Projects
Sharma P.B. et.al., “Surge and Stall Studies in an Axial Compressor", Res. Report No. IITD/ME/PBS01/89, AR&DB, Min. of Defence, March 1989.
Sharma P.B. et.al., “Development of a Data Acquisition System for Flow Investigation in a Contra-Rotating Axial Compressor", Res. Report No. IITD/ME/PBS01/85, AR&DB, Min of Defence, March 1985. The report has been approved and accepted by Propulsion Panel for publication as Min. of Defence Report.
Sharma P.B., “Investigation of Contra-Stage Performance", Res. Report No. IITD/ME/PBS02/86, Rolls Royce Plc. (UK), Nov. 1986.
Sharma P.B., “Investigation of Contra-Stage Performance – Normal Fan", Res. Report No. IITD/ME/PBS02/86, Rolls Royce Plc. (UK), Nov.1986.
Sharma P.B., et.al., “A Study of Rotating Stall in a GTX Compressor Stage using Hydraulic Analogy", Final Report CW – 38/84, GTRE Bangalore, April 1987.
Railly J.W., Sharma P.B. & Ekerol H., “A Study of Radial Compressor Stall" Res. Report No. 179, University of Birmingham, Final Report to Nat. Eng. Laboratory (UK), April 1986.
Sharma P.B., Papageorgeou & Railly J.W., “A Study of Anomalous Rotating Stall Behaviour of Axial Compressors", Res. Report No. 169, University of Birmingham, Final Report Rolls Royce plc (UK), Dec.1980.
Sharma P.B. & Railly J.W., “Influence of Downstream Throttling Conditions on Pressure Field at the Exit of a Stalled Blade Row", Res. Report No. 163, University of Birmingham, (UK), March 1976.
Sharma P.B. & Railly J.W., “A Note on Rotating Stall Stability Criteria", Res. Report No.153, University of Birmingham (UK), March 1976.
Sharma P.B. & Railly J.W., “Some Observations on Stall Behaviour of an Isolated Compressor Rotor", Res. Report No. 154, University of Birmingham (UK), August 1976.
Sharma P.B., “Investigations of Contra-Stage Performance – RR Contra Fan", Res. Report No. IITD/ME/PBS/89, Rolls Royce plc. (UK), Dec. 1989.
Sharma P.B., “Investigation of Contra-Stage-Aeroacoustic Performance", Res. Report No. IITD/ME/PBS/90, Rolls Royce plc.(UK), Jan. 1990.
Sharma P.B., “Investigation of Slip Characteristic of Drive Band for AIFS Projectiles", Res. Report No. IITD/ME/PBS/90, Min of Defence, Nov. 1990.
Sharma P.B., “A Study of Supersonic Ejector using Hydraulic Analogy", Res. Report No. IITD/ME/PBS/90, Nov. 1990
Sharma PB & Sethi Vk, “80 kW Wind Solar hybrid at RGTU", MNRE, Govt of India, Aug 2008
Sharma PB & Sethi Vk, “ A Pilot plant development of 500kg per day CO2 Absorption and its conversion into Hydrogen, Methane and Bio-diesel", Dept of S&T, Govt of India, April 2008.
Naveen Kumar & P B Sharma et al, “Development of an Efficient Biodiesel Reactor for Rural Application and Utilization of Multi Feedstock derived Biodiesel in Medium Capacity Diesel Engine", Completion Report, MNRE, Govt of India, Project No 7/36/2003-NT, Sept 2008.

Teaching

Ph.D. Projects Supervised
  • 1986

    V. Krishna, IITD

    Mathematical Modeling and Optimization of Heat Rate of a Thermal Power Plant

  • 1989

    Y.P. Jain, IITD

    Stalling Behaviour of Contra-rotating Axial Compressor Stage Plant

  • 1989

    S.K. Bansal, IITD

    Stalling Behaviour of Contra-rotating Axial Compressor Stage Plant

  • 1990

    D.S. Pundhir, IITD

    Aero-acoustic Performance of a Ducted Contra-rotating Compressor Stage

  • 1993

    P.K. Gupta, NSIT

    Trends in Higher Technical Education, A Techno-economic Analysis

  • 1995

    Y.S. Goel, IITD

    Thermal Performance of a Cooling Tower – Condenser System

  • 1996

    Adremi Adekoya, DCE

    Through-flow Study in a Contra-rotating Axial Compressor

  • 1997

    Imran Khan, Jamia Millia Islamia

    Thermal Analysis of Solar Desalination Stills (Dr.G.N.Tiwari, IITD, Jt.Sup.)

  • 2001

    O.P.Sharma, DCE

    Management of Flexible Technology in Industries

  • 2003

    Sagar Maji, DCE

    Studies on Bio Fuels for Automobiles

  • 2004

    Pawan K Sharma, DCE

    Total quality Mgt of Tech Edu

  • 2005

    Mukesh Pandey, RGTU

    Computer aided Design of Multi-goal Problems

  • 2006

    Shamama Ahmed, Jamia Millia Islamia

    Combined Aided Analysis of Multi Stage Contra-rotating Axial Compressor

  • 2012

    Rajiv Choudhary

  • 2013

    Pankaj Jain

  • 2013

    Pankaj Jain

  • Thesis Submitted

    Rajneesh Mahajan

    Supply Chain Management in Food Processing Industry

  • – do –

    O.P. Shukla

    Flexibility Management in Higher Technical Education

  • – do –

    Raghvendra Gautam

  • – do –

    Shailesh Mani Pandey

  • – do –

    Manish Sharma

    Emotional Intelligence Driven Qualitative Market Research Techniques: An Exploratory Study

Publication

publication

A Review of Recent Research on Contra-Rotating Axial Flow Compressor Stage

Sharma P.B.& Adekoya A.
JournalsASME 96-GT-254, June 1996

Excellence in Higher Technical Education

Sharma P.B.
Journals Assn. of Indian Universities Journal University News, Vol.35, No.5, Feb.1997.

Success of technology transfer on partnership

Sharma P.B.Agrawal A.K. & Dr.Sushil
JournalsRail Business Report, Railway Gazette Year Book, 1997, pub. By Reed Business Information, U.K.

Green Productivity in Manufacturing and its Impact of Society

Sharma P.B.& Garg S.K.
JournalsJr. of Productivity Promotion, Delhi 1996.

Instantaneous Thermal Efficiency of an Active Solar Still

Sharma P.B.Tiwari G.N. & Sanjay Kumar,
JournalsApplied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 16, No.2, pp 189-192, 1996.

Reliability analysis of water distribution systems under uncertainty

Sharma P.B.Kansal M.L., Arun Kumar
JournalsJournal of Reliability Engg. and System Safety (UK) Vol.50, No.3, pp 51-59, 1995

Optimization of Orientation for Higher Yield of Solar Still for a Given Location

Sharma P.B.Emran Khan M.,Singh & A. K. Tiwari G.N.
JournalsEnergy Conservation Mgmt. Vol. 36, No.3, pp 175-187, 1995

“Instantaneous Thermal Efficiency of an Active Solar Still

Sharma P.B.Tiwari G.N., Sanjay Kumar & Emran Khan M.
JournalsApplied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 16, No.2, pp.189-192, 1996.

Partnering Strategy to Serve Global Environment

Sharma P.B.Agrawal A.K., Dr. Sushil, & Das J. K.
Journals Long Range Planning, Int.Jr. of Strategic Management.

Simulation of Convective Mass Transfer in a Solar Distillation Process

Sharma P.B. Tiwari G.N.,Minocha A. & Khan Emran
Journals Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 38, Issue 8, May 1997, Pages 761-770.

Optimization of Orientation for Higher Yields of Solar Stills

Sharma P.B. Tiwari G.N. & Imran Khan
JournalsSAARC Economic Review, Vol.3 (1994) pp. 55.

Role of Technology Upgradation & Innovation on National Economy

Sharma P.B. & Sharma R.C.
JournalsSAARC Economic Review, Vol.3 (1994) pp 55.

“Management of Engineering Institutions – New Challenges

Sharma P.B.
JournalsInt. Jr. of Engg. Edu., Vol.10, No.1 (1994), pp 20-24.3

Conducting Polymers – A Review

Sharma P.B.Gupta A.P.
Journals Jr. of Plastic Industry, 1993

Some Studies of Economic Aspects of Power Plant Performance

Sharma P.B.Sethi V.K, & Singh S.P.
Journals Indian Jr. of Irrigation & Power, Vol.47, No.4, pp 21-30.

Technology Development & Environment

Sharma P.B.
Journals STAND Journal, Vol. V, No.1, July 1992, pp 30-34.

Effect of Causting Treatment on Aerodynamic Performance of a Contra-Rotating Axial Compressor Stage

Pundhir D.S., Sharma P.B. & Choudhry K.K.
Journals Jr. of Power & Energy, 1 Mech E (London), Vol.204, 1991.

A Technique for Computerized Thermal Power Plant Performance Monitoring

Sharma P.B.,& Sethi V.K.
Journals Jr. of Irrigation & Power, Vol. 41, No.4, Oct. 1984, pp 417-428.

Treatment of Annuals Wall- Boundary Layer using a Secondary Flow Hypothesis

Railly J.W., & Sharma P.B.
JournalsJournalsTrans. ASME Jr of Eng. of Power, Ser. A, Vol.99, Jan. 1977, pp 29-36

The Dragonfly Effect: Quick, Effective, and Powerful Ways To Use Social Media to Drive Social Change

Sharma P.B.,, & Railly J.W.
Journals Jr. Mech. Eng Science, I. Mech. E. (London) Vol. 22, Dec. 1981, pp 269-276.

A Study of Transients in Turbine Heat Rate of a Thermal Power Plant

Krishna V.,& Sharma P.B.,
Journals Int. Jr. Energy Conv. & Mgt. (USA), Vol. 30, No.2, 1990, pp 187-202.

Effects of Condenser Performance on Turbine Heat Rate of a Thermal Power Plant

Sethi V.K.,, Sharma P.B., & Gupta S.K.
JournalsJr. of Thermal Eng., Vol. 4, No.2, 1985, pp 46-52.

A Study of Some Factors Affecting the Performance of a Contra-Rotating Axial Compressor Stage

Sharma P.B., Jain Y.P. & Pundhir D.S.
Journals JProc. of I. Mech. E. (London), Ser.A1, Vol.202, 1988, pp 15-21.

A Study of Aeroacoustic Performance of a Contra-Rotating Axial Compressor Stage

Sharma P.B., Pundhir D.S., & Choudhry K.K.
Journals Defence Science Journal, Vol.41, No.2, April 1991 pp 165-180.

A Study of Aerodynamic Performance of a Contra-Rotating Axial Compressor Stage

Sharma P.B.,, & Pundhir D.S.
Journals Defence Science Journal, Vol. 42, No.3, July 1992, pp 191-199.

Cultivating admiration in brands: Warmth, competence, and landing in the "golden quadrant"

Sethi V.K.,Sharma P.B., & Gupta S.K.
JournalS Jr. of CEA, Vol. VII, 1985, pp 354-358.

Improved Mathematical Formulations for Turbine Heat Rate of a Thermal Power Plant

Sharma P.B.,& Krishna V.
Conference Papers Int. Journal of Energy (USA)

Power Plant Performance Analysis through Mathematical Modeling

Sethi V.K., Sharma P.B., & Gupta S.K.
Journals Jr of CEA, Vol. VI, May 1983, pp 22-31.

A Model for Combustion Losses in a Pulverized Fuel Fired Power Plant Boiler

Krishna V., & Sharma P.B.
Journal Proc. I. Mech. E. (London), Ser. A4, Vol.202, 1988, pp 215-224.

“Professionals of tomorrow – Empower yourself with the Wings of Knowledge and Power of Innovation”

Sharma P.B.
JournalsInvited Address to the Freshers of PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh

Performance of an Axial Compressor during Rotating Stall

Sharma P.B.,,Papageorgeou D.T.,& Railly J.W
Journal Int. Jr. of Turbo & Jet Engines, 1988, pp 51-60.

Role of Higher Education in Building Employability Quotient

Sharma P.B.
JournalsCreating Employable graduates and Employment in plenty

Role of Higher Education in Building Employability Quotient

Sharma P.B.
JournalsIncreasing Employability – Top Priority of India’s Higher Education

“Meet and Greet the Challenges of 21 st Century and Groom yourself as World Class Professionals and Global citizens at AUH Gurgaon”

Sharma P.B.
JournalsVice Chancellor’s Address to the Freshers at Amity University Gurgaon

“Engineers of the New Age-Innovate and Create a Better World”

Sharma P.B.
JournalsEngineers Day Lecture at ISCA Delhi

Projects


Consultancy Projects undertaken

(i) Rolls Royce Plc. (U.K.)

Worked as Consultant In charge of a consultancy project on Contra-fan Stage Investigation. The project is being carried out at IIT Delhi and is useful for Future Ultra-high Bypass Ratio Turbo-fan Engine being developed by Rolls Royce Plc. (U.K.)

Year Completed
Part I Contra-fan Performance 1986
Part II Normal Rotor – Stator Stage 1987
Part III Rotor – Rotor (Contra) Stage 1989
Part IV Aero Acoustic Investigation 1990

(ii) Gas Turbine Research Establishment, Bangalore

"Rotating Stall Studies for GTX Aero Engine Compressor Stage using a Rotating Water Table". Completed in 1986

In this project, the compressor stage was simulated on a water table. Aerofoil blades for rotor and stator for the water table simulator are machined using a N.C. machine at IIT Delhi. The detailed performance of the stage was studied using an on-line signal processor.

(iii) Gas Turbine Research Establishment, Bangalore

"Cracking of Hydro Turbines" – In this project, the causes of cracking of Francis Turbines, installed at the Right Bank Bhakra Power, are investigated. Detailed computation of rotor dynamics of these turbines are carried out to find the excitation frequencies. Completed in 1986

(iv) Driving Band for AIFS Projectiles

The Project was concerned with Ramjet Propelled Project Spin Control Clients : Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India Status : Completed in Nov.1990

(v) CNG in IC engines, 1992 (Co Investigator Prof S Maji)

Under this R&D project the use of CNG for automotive engine was investigated to establish reduced emissions and improved engine performance. The work led to large scale utilization of CNG for transport vehicles.

(vi) Development of Bio-diesel Reactors at DCE, 2003 (Co Investigator Prof Naveen Kumar)

Under this programme, Bio-diesel reactors of 10, 100 and 600 ltrs per day capacity were designed, developed and commissioned in Bio-diesel Park of DCE. Extensive research has been carried out on use of biodiesel mix for automotive engines. Use of neat biodiesel for IC Engines for tomorrow‟s generators has also been carried out.

(vii) Development of DCE Hybrid, 2005 (Co- Supervisor Prof S Maji)

A single seater Hybrid car with centre steering was designed and developed for participation in the green car competition at Newark in US. The car has a 350cc petrol engine integrated with a battery driven drive chain supported by a 3.5 hp motor. The DCE Hybrid touched 27 km/ltr on engine mode and 100 km on a single battery charge and bagged the First Prize in Student Category in 2005

(viii) Development of Supermilege Vehicle at DCE, 2005 (Co-supervisor Prof S Maji)

A Supermilege single seater car capable of achieving over 225 km/ltr was designed and developed by reengineering a 110cc IC engine into a 55cc four stroke electronic ignition engine. The aerodynamically designed car body achieved the drag to lift ratio of 0.08 and touched 225 km/ltr on mileage. The DCE Supermilege vehicle competed in the world competition at Marshall, Michigan US and received the Best Visual appeal and Best Aerodynamic Award in 2005

(ix) Development of 80 kW Solar wind Hybrid at RGTU, 2007

At RGTU an innovative project of development of 80kW Solar Wind Hybrid has been undertaken under sponsorship of Min of New and Renewable Energy Resources, Govt. of India in 2007. The project is under installation. It comprises of 5 wind turbines each of 12kW capacity integrated with Solar power of 3kW and each separately connected to electric load of Street lighting, Boys hostel, Administrative block and two Academic blocks of RGTU.

(x) Development of 500kg/day CO2 Absorption and its conversion into Hydrogen, Methane and Biodiesel at RGTU, 2008

This is one of the high value impact project aligned to mitigate climate change by designing and developing a Pilot Plant for capture of 500kg per day of CO2 and its conversion into Hydrogen, Methane and algae based biodiesel. The project has been sponsored by Dept of S&T Govt. of India and is in advanced stage of its implementation at RGTU Green Energy Technology Park.

(xi) MNRE 100 kW Solar Photovoltaic Project at DTU, Co-Investigator Dr. J.P. Kesari.

Under this project a 100 kW Solar PV Plant is being installed at DTU to showcase latest technology developments in the areas of Solar PV.

(xi) MNRE 100 kW Solar Photovoltaic Project at DTU, Co-Investigator Dr. J.P. Kesari.

Under this project a 50 litres per day Biogas plant is being developed for installation near the DTU Canteen to utilize the kitchen waste from University Canteen and Hostel Messes.

(xiii) Development of a Biodiesel reactor for production of Bio-Diesel from waste cooking oil-Department of Environment, Government of India, 2010. Phase I completed and Phase II in progress. (Co-Investigators: Prof. S Maji, Dr. S S Kachhwaha & Dr. Amitpal)

Seminars / Sponsored Talks delivered in India and Abroad
  1. 1. BHEL Sponsored Seminar on Productivity Enhancement, 'Institute Industry Interaction for Product and Process Improvement', Feb. 1987.
  2. 2. Gas Turbine Research Est. Bangalore – April 1994, „Recent Advances in Use of Water Table for Compressor Stall Investigations‟.
  3. 3. Specialist Presentation at International Conference of AIAA, Beijing, China, September, 1985.
  4. 4. Pennsylvania State University (USA) – May 1986, Department of Aeronautics and Aerospace Engineering Seminar, 'Recent Advances in Unsteady Operation of Gas Turbine Compressors'.
  5. 5. Cleveland State University (USA), May 1986, 'Recent Advances in Unsteady Operation of Gas Turbine Compressors'.
  6. 6. University of Windsor (Canada), May 1986, 'Aero-acoustic Monitoring of Aero Compressors'.
  7. 7. University of Maryland (USA), May 1986, A Technique for Thermal Power Plant on-line Performance Monitoring
  8. 8. University of Maryland, June 1987, 'Stall Suppression in Axial Compressors
  9. 9. University of Maryland (USA), May 1986, "A Technique for Thermal Power Plant on-line Performance Monitoring".
  10. 10. University of Maryland, June 1987, "Stall Suppression in Axial Compressors".
  11. University of North Carolina, June 1987, "Recent Advances in Aero-compressor Technology".
  12. 11. University of Southern Mississippi, June 1987, "Aero-acoustic Performance of a Ducted Contra-fan".
  13. 12. University of Birmingham, UK, July 1987, NEL Industry Seminar, "Stall Suppression in Radial Compressors".
  14. 13. University of Cleveland, Sept.1992, "Human Resource Development – New Challenges".
  15. 14. University of Southern Connecticut, Sept. 1992, "The World of International Business – Role of HRD".
  16. 15. Indian Plastic Industry, New Delhi, "Manpower Requirement of Plastic Industries", Inaugural Address for PG Diploma of IPI, 1993.
  17. 16. National Foundation of Indian Engineers, New Delhi, February 1993, Panel Discussion on "Future of S&T Education in Emerging Global Economy Environment".
  18. 17. National Foundation of Indian Engineers, New Delhi, July 1993, Key Note Address on "Quality & Productivity in Higher Technical and Managerial Education System".
  19. 18. Key Note Address, "Information Technology Vision 2000", International Conference organized by NAFEN, New Delhi, 1994.
  20. 19. Key Note Address, "Environment Challenges for India", International Conference, ENVIRO 2000, organized by NAFEN, New Delhi, 1986.
  21. 20. Key Note Address, "Frontal Areas of R&D in Science & Technology in 21st Century", International Conference R&D Vision 2000, organized by NAFEN, New Delhi, Jan. 1999.
  22. 21. Presidential Address, "Frontal Areas of Science and Technology relevant to 21st Century", Engineering Sciences Division, 86th Indian Science Congress, Jan. 1999.
  23. 22. Expert Presentation on "Challenges of Knowledge and Innovation Management", Engineering Sciences Division, 86th Indian Science Congress, Jan. 1999.
  24. 23. Expert Presentation on "Mechanical Engineering in the Third Millennium", ASME, South Asia Pacific Board Meeting, Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 1999.
  25. 24. Invited Address on "Funding of R&D in Engineering Institutions", Association of Indian Universities Seminar, RRL Bhopal, Sept.1999.
  26. 25. Invited Lecture on "Challenges in Information Technology Sector in India", IBM-ACE Centre, Indore, Nov.1999.
  27. 26. Invited Address on "Revitalizing Technical Education in the new Millennium", Annual Conference of Vice-Chancellors, AIU, Mangalore, Dec.1999.
  28. 27. Presidential Address "India Specific Challenges in Energy Sector", International Seminar on Global Energy Requirement, Institution of Engineers, Jabalpur, Jan.2000.
  29. 28. Invited Key Note Address "Challenges of Technical Education in India", National Seminar on Technical Education, Hitkarini College of Engineering, Jabalpur, Feb.2000.
  30. 29. Invited Lecture on "Impact on Information Technology on Nation"s Economy", WPC National Seminar on e-commerce, New Delhi, March 2000.
  31. 30. Convocation Address "Professionals of the New Millennium – meet the new challenges", M.P. Regional Centre, IGNOU, Bhopal, March 2000.
  32. 31. Keynote Address "Libraries and Information Systems in 21st Century", Nat.Conv., Indian Asso. of Libraries and Info. Centers, Bhopal, Nov.2000.
  33. 32. Keynote Address "Engineering Profession at Cross Roads", Annual General Body meeting, Inst. of Engrs. (India), Bhopal, Dec.2000.
  34. 33. Keynote Address on "Professional Morality and Ethics for Engineers and Managers" delivered at Institution of Engineers Annual General Body Meeting, Bhopal, March 2001.
  35. 34. Keynote Address on "Challenges for Indian Agriculture Scientist in the New Millennium", Institution of Engineers, National Convention of Agriculture Engineers, Jabalpur Centre, March 2001.
  36. 35. Raman Memorial Lecture , “Economics of Water", National Conventional of Water Works Association, 2001
  37. 36. Keynote Address on “Mapping of Excellence", National Conference organized by IPER, Indore, September 2002.
  38. 37. Convocation Address, "Managing India of 21st Century" DPC Institute of Management, New Delhi, November 2002.
  39. 38. Keynote Address on “Mechanical Engineering in the knowledge age", 14th ISME International Conference, Dec 2005.
  40. 39. "Managing Knowledge and Innovations in the Knowledge Age", AIT Bangkok, Dec 2006.
  41. 40. "Empower Youth with the Wings of Knowledge", Convocation Address, NIT Surat, March 2007.
  42. 41. Keynote Address on “Mechanical Engineering in the new knowledge age", 15th ISME International Conference, March 2008.
  43. 42. Invited Address at IE(I) Delhi State Centre on “Synergetic partnership Between Academia and Industry for Excellence in Education, Research and Innovations", Delhi July 2008.
  44. 43. Invited Address at FICCI, Delhi on “Innovations in Indian Universities “ Nov, 2009
  45. 44. Invited Address at Consultation Workshop on “Use of Fly Ash", Sri Ram Institute of Industrial Research, July 19, 2011.
  46. 45. Invited Address at First International Symposium of APS on Sun Belt Development, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, July 25, 2011.
  47. 46. Invited Keynote Address on “3rd Industrial Revolution – Indian Context", FICCI Mega Trends International Conference, Delhi, January 2012.
  48. 47. 47th Nidhu Bhushan Memorial Lecture on “India"s Engineering Education in Search of Quality, Relevance and Excellence" at 27th Indian Engineering Congress Engineering, 2012 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
  49. 48. Invited Keynote Address on “Ethical and Professional Moral Foundation of Ancient India's Economic and Governance System", “1st International Conference on Vedic Foundations of Indian Management" at Haridwar, organised by ISOL and FMS, Delhi University, April 21, 2012.
  50. 49. Invited Keynote Address on “Strengthening Ethical and Moral Foundation in University Education – Role of Spirituality", Science and Spiritual Quest 2008, pp 11-20, published by Bhaktivedanta Institute, Kolkata.
  51. 50. Invited Keynote Address on “Integrating Capabilities with Values"