Ruba Al-Foraih (Author)
Track B | Energy Security & Government Energy Management | FEDENERGY WORKS
Dr. Sreekanth. K. J, Associate research Scientist at Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) was born in Trivandrum, India in 1976. His graduation
and post graduation was in Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering, Trivandrum, under University of Kerala, India. He completed Ph.D
from National Institute of Technology, Calicut (NIT-C), India, specializing in Energy policy planning and Management. Presently he is working in
the Energy efficiency technologies program under Energy and Building Research Center (EBRC) at KISR.
After completing his post graduation, he joined in Ashok Leyland Ltd, Chennai, India, as a Senior Development Engineer in R & D Department in 1999.
Later he joined in Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology, Kerala, India as a lecturer and worked there until 2014. He held various
positions in Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology including the Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering. He has more than 25
international journal & conference publications. He has edited a book titled “Energy policy, perspectives, challenges and future directions”
by Nova Publishers USA, as well as written chapters in Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology by CRC press, Green energy and Technology
by Springer book series. He is a certified energy auditor of CEA of Association of Energy Engineers (AEE).
Presently he is working as the reviewer of about 25 international journals, such as, “Energy” “Energy Policy”, “Energy Conservation and Management”,
and “Energy and Buildings,” by Elsevier, “Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy” by John Wiley and Sons, “Energy Sustainability and Society”
by Springer, “Building Research & Information (BRI)” by Routledge / Taylor & Francis, “International Journal of Renewable Energy Research”
by IJRER.org, Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology (EEE)” by Taylor & Francis, Energy Journal” by International Association of
Energy Economics (IAEE), Advances in Energy (AIE)” by Edinwilsen Press, Asian Journal of Economic modeling” by Asian Economic and Social Society,
Journal of Atmosphere” by Pak Publishing Group, Journal of Basic and Applied Research International” by IK Press, UK, Reviewer of “Journal of Ecosystem
and Ecography, “International Journal of Waste Resources”, and “Journal of Geography & Natural Disasters” by Environmental Sciences, Journal
of Engineering Science and Technology (JESTEC)” by Taylors university, Malaysia, Editorial board member as well as reviewer of International
Journal of Management, Modern Sciences & Technology, International Journal of Advanced Research in Science & Engineering (IJARSE), International Journal of Advanced Research Trends in Engineering and Technology (IJARTET), International Journal of Advanced Engineering and Applied Sciences (IJAEAS), International Journal of Power and Renewable Energy Systems (IJPRES).
He is a life member of American society of mechanical engineers (ASME), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Association of Energy
Engineers (AEE), Institution of Engineers India (MIE), Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Combustion society of India (CSI), International
Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT), and Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering (IIIE).
His 18 years of service in Research and Development as well as a Faculty in Department of Mechanical Engineering, has rendered him to be versatile
Management proponent with diversified interests in different functional areas of management as well as in emerging thrust areas such as Energy
management, Energy policy and planning, Energy efficiency technologies, Environmental Engineering etc.
Eng Ruba Al-Foraih received her BSc. in Civil Engineering from Kuwait University, she attained her Msc in Architecture and Construction Management from the University College of London in 1998. She currently works at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) as Senior Research Associate Scientist in the Energy and Building Research Center. She is working in the Energy Efficiency Technologies Department to develop techniques, strategies and solutions to decrease energy consumption in Kuwait. Eng. Al-Foraih has successfully initiated, led and participated in research activities, career development and has participated in local, regional and international conferences and organizing events. She is a Certified Energy Auditor and a member of the Green Building Council Kuwait.
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