IIT Roorkee turned cynosure of all eyes when its Center for Sustainable Energy (CFSE) organized its industry-academia conclave on sustainable energy on 4 August 2023.
The Center for Sustainable Energy at IIT Roorkee is dedicated to advancing the development of low-and, zero-carbon solutions that effectively address India’s energy requirements while minimizing environmental impacts and mitigating the challenges posed by climate change.
Prof. Rajeev Ahuja, Director, IIT Ropar, was the Chief Guest, and Prof. K.K.Pant, Director IIT Roorkee graced the occasion. Prof. Soumitra Satapathi, Head, CFSE at IIT Roorkee welcomed all the delegates and mentioned the objectives of the conference.
The conclave aimed to explore renewable energy sources, energy efficiency, clean technologies, and sustainable energy systems in order to foster innovation, research, and education in sustainable energy, say sources from IIT Roorkee.
The event saw a discussion on various aspects of sustainable energy by multiple dignitaries, including Prof. Anil K Gupta, Founder, Honeybee network, Mr. L.P Joshi, THDC, Dr. Dr. J.P. Singh, NISE, Prof. Raghunath Kupuswamy, IIT Madras, Dr. Prabir Basu, Reliance New Energy Solar, Dr. Anil Gupta, NIDM, Mr. Yogesh Bornarkar, Siemens Energy, Dr. O.D. Naidu and Dr. Subrat Sahoo, Hitachi Energy, Mr. Himanshu Awasthi, UJVNL.
Addressing the Industry-Academia Conclave on Sustainable Energy, Prof K K Pant, Director, IIT Roorkee, said it is the institute’s vision that low-carbon and renewable energy sources will seamlessly integrate, enabling societies to thrive while safeguarding the planet for future generations.
Our objective about this conclave is to catalyze the development of sustainable energy systems that deliver prosperity, environmental stewardship, and climate resilience through strategic partnerships with industry, knowledge dissemination, and evidence-based policy advocacy, said IIT Roorkee director.
Prof. Rajeev Ahuja, Director, IIT Ropar was the chief guest for the event held at IIT Roorkee. He said creating a culture of excellence that enables the creation of knowledge and the development of socially responsible industry-academia collaboration and creating enterprising leaders who will contribute to national progress and human welfare.
The aim is to highlight synergy opportunities in methodologies with special emphasis on multi-scaling approaches without harming the environment, he said at the event at IIT Roorkee.
Prof. Soumitra Satapathi, Head, Center for Sustainable Energy said, The Center for Sustainable Energy is dedicated to advancing the development of low-and zero-carbon solutions that effectively address the India’s energy requirements while minimizing environmental impacts and mitigating the challenges posed by climate change.
Our mission encompasses a broad range of initiatives aimed at fostering innovation, research, and education in sustainable energy, said Prof Soumitra of CFSE.
Our team of experts, comprising renowned researchers, scholars, and industry professionals, collaborates on projects that explore renewable energy sources, energy efficiency, clean technologies, and sustainable energy systems, said Prof Soumitra.
The vision of this institution is to attain global level of excellence in education and to create a sustainable and equitable society through innovative research in science and technology.
Mission of this institution is to create an environment that shall foster the growth of intellectually capable, innovative and entrepreneurial professionals, who shall contribute to the growth of Science and Technology in partnership with industry and develop and harness it for the welfare of the nation and mankind.
IITR is among the foremost of institutes of national importance in higher technological education and in engineering, basic and applied research.
Since its establishment, IITR has played a vital role in providing the technical manpower and know-how to the country and in pursuit of research.
The Institute ranks amongst the best technological institutions in the world and has contributed to all sectors of technological development.
IITR has also been considered a trend-setter in the area of education and research in the field of science, technology, and engineering.