National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra



Name : Surinder Deswal
Designation : Professor
Qualification : Ph.D., M.E.(Enval. Engg.), B.E. (Civil), L.L.B.
Current Address :

BB-9, N.I.T. Campus, N.I.T. Kurukshetra-136119, Haryana. India.

Phone 1 (office) : 01744-233208
Phone 2 (office) : 01744-233356
Email : ,

Area Of Interest :

  • Plunging Jet Aeration Systems
  • Environmental Planning and Management
  • Modelling of Environmental Parameters
  • Evapotranspiration Analysis and Modelling
  • Air and Noise Pollution
  • Environmental Chemistry, Microbiology and Biotechnology.

Experience :

A total of about 29 years of professional experience, which is a blend of academic, administrative, industrial, teaching and research exposure.

Positions Held:

  • Registrar I/c, NIT Kurukshetra
  • Chairman, Haryana State Pollution Control Board, Panchkula (Haryana).
  • Member, Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi.
  • Registrar, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (Haryana).
  • Mentor Registrar, IIIT Sonepat
  • Member, Haryana State Admission and Fee Regularisation Committee for Technical Institutes in Haryana State.
  • Member, Executive Committee of State Health Society, Haryana.

Other :

Research Publications:

Journals                       : 77

  • International   : 44
  • National         : 33

Conferences              : 107

  • International   : 41
  • National         : 66

Books / Book Chapters     

  • Books authored           : 11
  • Book edited                 : 01
  • Book chapter               : 02

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Research Supervision:

  • PhD Supervised / under supervision      : 05
  • MTech Supervised / under supervision   : 67


Awards  &  Appreciations:

  • Best Faculty Award: Administrative Contribution - 2016-17
  • Climate Knowledge & Vision Excellence Award – 2010. Conferred by W.F.O., United Kingdom for visionary effort and academic persuasion to encounter climate change.
  • Technocrat Par Excellence Scroll of Honour – 2009. Conferred by M.S.M.E, Govt. of India and I.I.F. during the Technocrat Faculty Felicitation Teacher’s Day Celebration.
  • Letter of Appreciation by H.E. The High Commissioner of Mauritius, 2012. For successfully organizing 29th Convocation of Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra in which H.E. The President of India was the Chief Guest and H.E. The Prime Minister of Mauritius was Guest of Honour.
  • Letter of Appreciation by The Director, NIT Kurukshetra   (2013). For dedicated and untiring efforts of very effectively coordinating as ‘Liaison Officer’ for meticulous conduct of 10th Convocation (April 9, 2013), in which the Hon’ble President of India was the Chief Guest.
  • Letter of Appreciation by The Hon’ble Speaker, Haryana Vidhan Sabha, Chandigarh (2012). For successfully holding the Youth Parliament in the campus of Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra on 17th & 18th March 2012.
  • Letter of Appreciation by The Board of Governors, NIT Kurukshetra – 2009. For successfully organizing International Conf. on Energy and Environment at Chandigarh, India, 19-21 March 2009.
  • Best Paper: Environment Award – 2009. International Confernece on Energy and Environment at Chandigarh, India.
  • Er. S. N. Misra Award – 2006. Conferred for excellence in the field of Water Pollution by ARPAN.
  • Malti  Puruskar – 2004. Conferred for excellence in the field of Environment and Social Services by ARPAN.


Review  / Association with Professional Bodies:


  • Water Environmental Research Journal, USA
  • Hydrology Research Journal of IWA, UK
  • Journal of Soil Sciences and Environmental Management
  • International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering 
  • Oxford University Press
  • Cambridge University Press

Member, Editorial Board         

  • International Journal of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology 
  • International Journal of Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Science
  • Journal on Today’s Ideas – Tomorrow’s Technologies
  • Natural And Applied Sciences 

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Fellow, Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Fellow, Institution of Public Health Engineers, India
  • Fellow, Society of Environmental Sciences
  • Life member, Indian Association for Environmental Management
  • Life Member, Association of Agrometeorologists 
  • Life member, Dream Earth Pradushan Nirmulan Society
  • Life member, Indian Society of Technical Education
  • Member, International Association of Engineers, Hong Kong

Conferences / Seminars Organised:

  • Convener, “Euro Asia Energy ‘n’ Foundry Symposium: Delhi Road Show”, Taj Palace, New Delhi, February 26, 2010.
  • Convener, “International Conference on Energy and Environment: EnviroEnergy 2009”, Taj Chandigarh, Chandigarh, March 19-21, 2009.
  • Coordinator, “National workshop on Industry Institute Interaction (NWIII-2007)”, Hotel Shivalikview, Chandigarh, February 19-20, 2007.
  • Member, Core Organising Committee, “National workshop on Non Destructive Testing”, NIT Kurukshetra, September 29-30, 2005.
  • Coordinator, “Seminar on Environmental Awareness and Ethics” NIT Kurukshetra, February 10, 2005.


Countries Visited:

  • USA
  • Fance
  • Switzerland
  • Italy
  • Vatican City
  • Thailand
  • Singapore