Keynote Speakers Details


Darshit S Upadhyay /Prof.

Institute of Technology, Nirma University

  • Biomass Gasification
  • Energy Conversion
  • Renewable Energy.

    Prof. Darshit S Upadhyay is working as Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department since 2012. He has completed MTech in Thermal Engineering and PhD from Nirma University in 2012 and 2020, respectively. He has more than 15 SCI-indexed journal publications and presented more than 20 papers in international conferences. He has received different project grants as PI/Co-PI from the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST), and Nirma University in the area of Renewable Energy. Prof. Darshit S Upadhyay has guided 15 postgraduate dissertations. He has received an “Early Career Academic Grant” from the Association of Commonwealth University, United Kingdom in 2016. He has also received the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) -Gujarat State Fertilizer & Chemicals (GSFC) National Award for guiding the best M.Tech thesis in Mechanical Engineering for the year 2018. He was conferred with the Best Research Scientist for overall Contribution in all Activities of Research in 2020 by Nirma University. He is also awarded "ISTE GUJARAT- M. C. Bhavsar Award" for Innovative Work in the areas of Renewable Energy in 2022. Prof. Darshit S Upadhyay is the reviewer of the international refereed journals in the fields of renewable energy, energy management, fuel, etc. His research interests include Biomass Gasification, Energy Conversion, and Renewable Energy.