Tiwari G.N. [Ph.D. (B.H.U.)]


Gopal Nath Tiwari received his postgraduate and doctoral degrees in 1972 and 1976, respectively, from Banaras Hindu University. He has been actively involved in the field of Solar Thermal Applications, namely, solar distillation, water/air heating system and greenhouse technology and building design. He has guided 32 Ph. D. students and published 300 research papers in journals of repute. He has authored six books. A co-recipient of 'Hariom Ashram Prerit S.S. Bhatnagar' Award in 1982, Professor Tiwari has been recognised both at national and international levels. His contribution for successful implementation of hot water system in the IIT campus has been highly appreciated. He had been to the University of Papua, New Guinea in 1987-1989 as Energy and Environment Expert. He was also a recipient of European Fellow in 1997 and been to the University of Ulster (U.K.) in 1993. Besides, he had been nominated for IDEA award in the past.

Research Interests :

Solar Thermal Applications, Solar Distillation, Water/Air Heating System and Greenhouse Technology and Building Design