Students visit AHEC Roorkee (IIT Roorkee)
The importance of renewable energy for addressing climate change and energy security concerns cannot be over emphasized. The mission of the department is to produce specially trained manpower for the highly multidisciplinary area of renewable energy utilization. The research interests of the department include energy efficient and passive building design strategies, solar thermal systems, biomass gasification, bio-methanation, lignocelluloses ethanol, integration of renewable energy sources with electric grid, natural resource management, water and waste water management and treatment technology, air quality modelling, risk exposure assessment, environmental impact assessment, aerosol science, climate change, economic valuation. The Department offers M.Tech (Renewable Energy Engineering and Management), M.Tech (Urban Development & Management), M Sc (Environmental Studies and Resource Management) & M Sc (Climate Science & Policy) besides distance learning PG Diploma in Renewable Enegy and doctoral programs.
This centre has been set up up under the department with the support from MHRD, GoI. The centre aims to develop TES based applications and materials for sustainable development through collaborative research and enhance trained scholars and professionals in the area of TES. For more information about the centre please visit the home page.