VIT Vice Chancellor Dr DP Kothari visits BITS Pilani Rajasthan

Pressemitteilung von: BITS Pilani Rajasthan
Proud to be BITSian Dr DP Kothari presently VC VIT Vellore
Proud to be BITSian Dr DP Kothari presently VC VIT Vellore
(openPR) - Graduating from BITS Pilani which is one among the top ranking universities in India today, Dr DP Kothari who is recipient of Most Active Researcher Award winner and presently Vice Chancellor of VIT University Vellore in Tamilnadu has Published 525 research papers in various national as well as international journals and conferences, guided 27 PhDs, 55 M.Techs', authored 20 books in Power Systems and other allied areas. His fields of specialization include Optimal Hydro-thermal Scheduling, Unit Commitment, Maintenance Scheduling, Energy Conservation (loss minimization and voltage control), and Power Quality and Energy Systems Planning and Modelling.

Prior to his assuming charge as Vice Chancellor of VIT University, he was the Professor of Centre for Energy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. He also served as Director Incharge and Deputy Director (Administration) as well as Head Centre for Energy Studies at Indian Institute of Technology - IIT, Delhi, Principal, Visvesvaryaya Regional Engineering College, Nagpur. Prof. Kothari was Visiting Professor at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia in 1982-83 and 1989 for two years. He was NSF Fellow at Purdue University, U.S. in 1992.

He has delivered several keynote addresses and invited lectures abroad. Prof. Kothari has visited and delivered many invited talks, keynote addresses at both national and international conferences on Electric Energy Systems. Prof. Kothari is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (FNAE), Indian National Academy of Sciences [FNASc], Institution of Engineers (FIE) and senior member, IEEE.

Prof. Kothari is the recipient of National Khosla Lifetime achievement Award [2005] from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, National Award for Science and Technology (2001) and Eminent Engineering Personality from the Institution of Engineers (2001).

Prof. Dr. D.P. Kothari, obtained in 1967 his B.E (Electrical), in 1969 M.E. (Power Systems) and in 1975 PhD from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science -BITS Pilani Rajasthan. From 1969 to 1977, he was involved in teaching and research at BITS Pilani. On 15 November 2008, Prof DP Kothari visited his alma mater BITS Pilani as examiner for the doctoral thesis of Mr Manoj S Soni who had carried out research in the area of Energy Management.

During his recent visit, Prof Kothari who has cherished memories of his student years and teaching years at Pilani renewed his bond with his alma mater. Proud to be BITSian, Prof Kothari Email for whom Pilani is a place to be remembered for ever is undoubtedly a torch bearer for Brand BITS Pilani.

: BITS Pilani Rajasthan which has the reputation of pioneering the online examinations for admissions through the path breaking BITSAT and setting a bench mark in industry university collaborations is one among the top ranking universities towering above the rest in various best college surveys in India today. BITS offers degrees in various disciplines presently at Pilani, Dubai, Goa and Hyderabad campuses apart from an array of work integrated learning programmes for HRD of a vast spectrum of Indian corporates. The alumni of the Institute who are Proud to be BITSians peaking with Passion Quotient for Alma mater and spread across the globe from Australia to America are the true ambassadors of Brand BITS Pilani.

Dr BR Natarajan
Vice President BITS Alumni Association (BITSAA)
Professor BITS Pilani Rajasthan 333031 India
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