N.K.Bansal did his postgraduate (1966) and Ph.D. (1969) from I.I.T.Delhi after which he joined Delhi University as faculty. In the year 1979, he came to the Centre of Energy Studies, IITD and contributed immensely to the field of Energy Systems. He has guided several M.Tech and Ph.D. students and published about 350 research papers in international journals of repute. Prof. Bansal is the recipient of the fellowship of the German Academic Exchange Service as well holder of Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship from Germany. On several occasions he served as guest professor in the Universities of Germany. Holder of many award, namely, Dr. C.M.Jacob Gold Medal ( System Society of India,1991), Pioneer in Renewable Energy (WREN 1996), Solar Pioneer from India (German magazine 2004), Life Time Achievement Award in Education (2005) and Amity Excellence Award (2008), is well known for his integrity, hard work and contributions in the field of Energy. Also he has served as Vice-Chancellor of SMVD University J&K. Presently he is SINTEX Chair Professor at CEPT University, Ahmadabad.
Research Interests :
Energy Efficiency in Buildings and built form, Energy Economics and Planning, Renewable Energy.