School of Petroleum Technology believes that its reputation will also owe much to the outstanding calibre of its faculty; The School is in the process of building a world-class intellectual community of distinguished and dedicated faculty who will promote learning and knowledge building of a very high order. The School endeavors to create an environment of considerable academic freedom & research opportunity overlaid by meticulous, self-monitored standards of excellence and socially responsive practices.
We sincerely see that the faculty willingly submit themselves to distinctive, open and incessant process of assessment and feedback from the students. This will enable the faculty to refine course contents, teaching and delivery mechanisms. By way of structured mechanisms faculty plays an active role in the faculty-shared governance with a complete sense of belonging to School of Petroleum Technology.
The School also recognizes that research provides a major interface with the wider academia and industry and brings in international visibility. It provides new conceptual frameworks that enable reassessment and refinement of current practices and thinking. Pioneering interdisciplinary research by the faculty feeds directly into a better learning environment at the School fostering creativity and innovations indirectly to a wider audience of practicing engineers and teachers of technology.
“A WORLD CLASS UNIVERSITY WHICH PROVIDES EDUCATION ALONG WITH GREAT OPPORTUNITIES AND SUCCESS TO ITS STUDENTS”
Dr. Srinivas Palanki, Lamar University, USA:
Dr. Srinivas Palanki is Dean, College of Engineering, Professor, Chemical Engineering and holding Charles & Eleanor Garrett Endowed Chair at Lamar University, Beaumont, USA. His research interest are Process Systems Engineering with Applications to Energy and Applications of Nanotechnology to Cancer Biology.
Prof. Abhijit Dandekar, UAF, Alaska, USA:
Prof. Abhijit Dandekar is a professor of petroleum engineering at the College of Engineering and Mines of University of Alaska Fairbanks where he is involved in teaching a variety of petroleum engineering courses and researching in areas as diverse as gas-to-liquids, gas hydrates, viscous oils etc. He has more than 16 years of experience in the petroleum industry. He has worked in India, UK, Denmark, PR China, and USA.
Ms Shreya Sahajpal, Visiting Faculty:
Ms. Shreya Sahajpal is a Chemical Engineer with an M.Tech. Degree in Chemical Process & Plant Design from Nirma University, Ahmedabad. Ms. Sahajpal has worked for 2 years as a Process Engineer with Larsen & Toubro Ltd. in HMD – Engineering & Design, Hydrocarbon Mid & Downstream Unit . She has worked on process plant simulation for gas processing plants. She was also involved in thermal check rating and consistency check of heat exchangers and performance guarantee projects. Ms. Sahajpal has been associated as a Coordinator in Centre of Excellence for Geothermal Energy (CEGE) from December, 2014 to December 2016. She is currently serving as a Consultant for CEGE.