Binoy Krishna Choudhury, Ph.D., C.E.M.

28-Sep-2017, 2:30 - 4:30PM

Session: Management for Sustainable Energy Projects

Track N | Energy Management Around the Globe

Chair for Session

Binoy Krishna Choudhury, Ph.D., C.E.M.
Professor & Head-PSM Department

Bionote of B K Choudhury as in July 2015

Current Research Interest:

a.Enhancement of Output of Solar Photovoltaic or hybrid Systems through Tracking and Concentration;

b.Renewable Energy Systems Market Potential Studies;

c.Renewable Energy Applications, Energy Efficiency, Audit and Management, Sustainable Energy Use – prioritization of recommendations.

d.End-use integration of applied renewable energy and energy efficiency in specific areas, viz. renewable energy driven vapour absorption cooling system

B K Choudhury, a Mechanical Engineering Graduate from Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College,Ph D from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), Association of Engineers (India) & Indian Water Works Association - is currently Professor in the Energy Management stream of Master of Public Systems Management (MPSM) programme and Head of MPSM at the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM), Kolkata. He is also Coordinator : Short Term Course in Energy Management and Audit. He has over 21 years of teaching/professional experience which includes more than 18 years in the present Institute. He served as Principal Investigator/Coordinator in more than ten renewable energy and energy efficiency projects which covers community development to industrial profitability/sustainability issues. He is honourary Asst. Director in Association of Energy Engineers USA; member in Energy & Environment Standing Committee, the Bengal National Chamber of Commerce & Industry; JICA Alumni Association of India; The Bengal Chamber Energy and Environment Committee; Low Carbon Energy for Development Network (UK). He is founder editor of Energy Window, on the editorial board of REASON- A Technical Journal and reviewer of ACTA Press, Energy for Sustainable Development, etc.

He had secured National Scholarship in 1981, graduated in 1988, Ph D in 1994 and won best research paper award in 1998. He is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) of Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), USA, MNRE Empanelled National Level Evaluator of Solar Thermal Programmes and Accredited Energy Auditor (AEA) of the Government of India. He served United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) as Economic Affairs Officer in the Energy Resources Section and contributed to the regional energy scenario assessment, improvement of energy efficiency and CDM workshop. He has contributed/published, more than 50 in numbers, in books, journals, international and national seminars, workshops, etc. He is the founder secretary of AEE India Chapter and Energy Club and is life member of Solar Energy Society of India, AEE, Indian Society for Technical Education, Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture and Institution of Engineers (India).

IISWBM, the first management education institute in India established in 1953, where he is working since 1997, has been awarded A1 category in the AIMA Ranking of Business School in June, 2015 and ABP News National Educational Award 2015 has decided to honour IISWBM with outstanding B-school (East) 2015 Award.


Track: N Energy Management Around the Globe | Session: Management for Sustainable Energy Projects


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