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Seminar: Electrical Energy & Environmental Problems Facing India and Australia and Solutions
March 31 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm AEDTFree
This presentation discusses some important energy problems facing India and Australia and presents the current electric generation scenario in most of the developing countries with facts and figures in respect of India. It is hoped that, with systematic, advance planning, through measures like co-generation, energy management, and energy conservation, the electric energy supply scenario of AD 2025 will be free of the perennial problems of power shortages, voltage fluctuations etc.
Dr D. P. Kothari obtained his BE (Electrical) in 1967, ME (Power Systems) in 1969 and PhD in 1975 from BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan. From 1969 to 1977, he was involved in the teaching and development of several courses at BITS Pilani. Earlier Dr Kothari served as Vice-Chancellor, VIT, Vellore, Director in-charge and Deputy Director (Administration) as well as Head in the Centre of Energy Studies at Indian Institute of Technology,
Delhi and as Principal, VRCE, Nagpur. He was visiting professor at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, during 1982-83 and 1989, for two years. He was also NSF Fellow at Perdue University, the USA in 1992. He also taught at Melbourne University Australia for one semester in 1989.
Dr Kothari, who is a recipient of the most Active Researcher Award, has published and presented 812 research papers in various national and international journals, conferences, guided 50 PhD scholars and 68 M. Tech students, and authored 65 books in various allied areas. He has delivered several keynote addresses and invited lectures at both national and international conferences. He has delivered 42 video lectures on YouTube with a maximum of 40,000 hits!
Currently, Dr Kothari is with S.B Jain Institute of Management, Research and Technology Nagpur, serving as Director Research and Professor. He is chairman of the board of governors of THDC Institute of Hydropower Engineering and Technology, Tehri.