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Recent Developments in Energy and Environmental Engineering: Select Proceedings of Trace 2022

Rafid Al Khaddar

This book comprises select proceedings of the International Conference on Trends and Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (TRACE 2022). It discusses the latest topics related to energy and environmental engineering. The topics covered include green and clean technologies, zero-energy buildings, solar energy, energy conservation and heat recovery, solar architecture, artificial intelligence for sustainable buildings, climate change, and plastic and air pollution. This book is useful for researchers and professionals working in the area of civil engineering and energy and environmental engineering.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Springer
  • Publish Date: Jun 21st, 2024
  • Pages: 490
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2023 - undefined
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9789819913909
  • Categories: Environmental - GeneralCivil - GeneralConstruction - Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

About the Author

Dr. Rafid Al Khaddar has extensive experience in Water and Environmental Engineering with special expertise in wastewater treatment methods. He graduated from the University of Basra, Iraq, as Civil Engineer and obtained his master's and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering Hydraulics from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. He is currently Dean of Academic Affairs at Oryx Universal College, Doha, Qatar, and Emeritus Professor of Water and Environmental Engineering at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. He has maintained a very strong link with the UK Water and Environmental Industry in order to stay involved with any new developments in the aforementioned fields. He also has excellent links with professional bodies especially the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) where he was President of the Institution in 2015-16. He is also Fellow of the Institution and Honorary Vice President of the Institution. He is also Member of the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM). This is the body that accredits all Civil Engineering Degrees in the UK and all around the world. He has a number of international links which culminated of his appointment as Visiting Professor to a number of International Universities in Turkey, Egypt, and Iraq. He has also joined an international delegation to validate civil and environmental engineering programs in the UK and internationally in Lithuanian and Saudi Universities. He has published over 170 publications in refereed journals and international conferences.
Dr. S. K. Singh is Professor and Dean at Delhi Technological University (DTU), Delhi. He has obtained his Ph.D. from BITS, Pilani, and M.Tech. from IIT (BHU), Varanasi, and B.E. from Gorakhpur University having first division with distinction throughout. He is engaged in teaching, research, administration, and consultancy for the last 33 years and is presently Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering for the last 22 yearsat DTU, Delhi. He is also Independent Director at WAPCOS Limited (A Mini Ratna-I PSU, GOI). He has guided 12 Ph.D., about 75 M.Tech. theses, and more than 180 UG projects. He has participated in various national and international conferences, published more than 238 research papers in national and international journals of repute, and authored 06 books. He has provided technical assistance as Member to groups of experts, set up for determining polluting industries in NCT of Delhi; examining proposals for establishing degree/diploma-level technical institutions in NCT of Delhi; evaluation of projects for the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Environment and Forest, GOI; Member of Board of Governors, CSMRS, Ministry of Water Resources, GOI; Chairman, Departmental Promotion Committee, IASRI (ICAR) New Delhi; Member, University Court, University of Delhi; Expert Member, Equivalence Committee, UPSC, New Delhi; Advisor, Selection Committee for recruitment at UPSC, NewDelhi; Technical Expert for various committees of MoEFCC, GOI; Expert Member, DST, GOI; and Member, Expert Committee, CAPART, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India. He has received felicitations and awards by professional bodies such as APJ Abdul Kalam Award 2016; Rashtriya Shiksha Gaurav Puraskar 2014; International Felicitation and WEC-IIEE-IAEWP Environmental Award; Rashtriya Samman Puraskar 2005; Excellent Services Award; Clean Up The Earth Award; Eminent Personality Award.
Dr. N. D. Kaushika is formerly Professor in Centre for Energy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, subsequently Director of reputed engineering institutions in Delhi and National Capital Region, and is Specialist in renewable energy and environment. He had been Visiting Scientist to several institutes in Australia, Brazil, Malaysia, UK, and Hong Kong. He has authored over 200 research publications along with patents, five chapters, four scientific reviews, five books, and two edited volumes in the field of renewable energy and power and assorted topics of ICT. His research papers have been widely cited in international journals and have significantly influenced the trend in contemporary research. He has supervised 25 Ph.D. theses. His research in solar and renewable energy has been widely acclaimed in India and overseas. He is Recipient of the Hariom Prerit S. S. Bhatnagar Research Endowment Award for research in energy conservation in 1987.
Dr. R.K. Tomar is Professor and Head of Civil Engineering Department at Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida, India. He obtained his B.E. (Civil) from Pune University, Pune, M.Tech. (Environmental Engineering) from Delhi University, and Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. His major areas of research interests include artificial intelligence applications in buildings and sustainable built environment. He has a combined experience of 32 years in industry and academia in various capacities. He has published several research articles in international peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He is also guiding 05 students for Ph.D. in the field of energy and built environment.
Dr. Shailendra Kumar Jain is currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida, UP. He obtained his B.E. (Civil) from Engineering College Kota, Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, and M.Tech. and Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. His major areas of research interests include municipal solid waste management, green buildings, and wastewater management. He has more than 15 years of experience in teaching and research. He has numerous experiences of attending and presenting technical papers in national and international conferences.