National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

Biography OF Surinder Deswal

Born on 15th of August 1966, Surinder Deswal has around twenty nine years of professional experience, which is a blend of industrial, teaching and research, and administrative exposure. He is privileged to serve the Haryana State Pollution Control Board, Panchkula as Chairman and Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra as Registrar. Presently, working as Professor in Civil Engineering Department and having additional charge of Registrar of National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, India. The job profile includes teaching and research in the field of environmental engineering as well as administrative. He has supervised and supervising Post-graduate and Ph.D. research scholars. He has published more than 180 research papers in International and National Journals / Conferences, which include important contributions to such diverse areas as water and wastewater treatment, air and noise pollution, water resource management and application of modeling techniques in civil engineering. Authored elevan books in the subject area of Environmental Engineering, Environmental Chemistry and Biotechnology.

Recipient of many International and National Awards like Climate Knowledge & Vision Excellence Award – 2010 (conferred by W.F.O, UK), Technocrat Par Excellence Scroll of Honour – 2009, Letter of Appreciation by The Board of Governors, NIT Kurukshetra – 2009, and many more. Other academic honours include Associate Editor, member of Editorial Board and Reviewer of many International / National Journals; member of various State Level Committees on Academic Administration; and membership of reputed professional organizations including Institution of Engineers (India), Indian Association for Environmental Management, Institution of Public Health Engineers (India), Indian Society of Technical Education, Association of Agrometeorologists, Society of Environmental Science, and International Association of Engineers (Hong Kong).