“I am delighted to inform you that Prof. Rangan Banerjee from the Department of Energy Sciences & Engineering, IIT Bombay has been appointed as the future Director of IIT Delhi,” former director Professor V. Ramgopal Rao tweeted.
India, New Delhi: Prof. Rangan Banerjee has been named the Indian Institute of Technology’s new director (IIT Delhi). Mr. Banerjee works at the Department of Energy Sciences and Engineering at IIT Bombay. “I am glad to inform you that Prof. Rangan Banerjee of IIT Bombay’s Department of Energy Sciences and Engineering has been named the future Director of IIT Delhi,” said former director Professor V. Ramgopal Rao on Twitter. My warmest congratulations and best wishes, Prof. Banerjee.
The International Journal of Sustainable Energy, International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, International Journal of Thermodynamics, Solar Energy Advances, and Global Transitions all have Rangan Banerjee on their editorial boards. At IIT Bombay, he holds the Forbes Marshall Chair Professorship in the Department of Energy Science and Engineering (Energy Transitions). He was involved in the establishment of a Megawattscale Solar Thermal Power Testing, Simulation, and Research Facility sponsored by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, and he is the faculty advisor of Team Shunya, India’s first student team in the Solar Decathlon 2014 Europe finals, which entails designing and constructing a fully functional Solar house, according to a statement on the IIT Bombay website.
According to the IIT Bombay website, his research interests include energy management, modelling of energy systems, energy planning and policy, hydrogen energy, and fuel cells.
He co-authored books on Demand Side Management Planning in the Power Sector, Energy Cost in the Chemical Industry, and Engineering Education in India, according to IIT Bombay.