National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

                                                                                                       Dr. Surinder Deswal

                                                                                                        Professor & Registrar

                                                                                                        National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra




Dr.Surinder Deswal has around twenty six 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 administration. He has supervised and supervising Post-graduate and Ph.D. scholars. He has published more than hundred 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 ten 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 for administrative capabilities by H.E. The High Commissioner of Mauritius and Letter of Appreciation by The Board of Governors, NIT Kurukshetra. 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.


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NIT Kurukshetra is one of the premier technical institutes of the country. Founded in 1963 as Regional Engineering College Kurukshetra, the institute was rechristened as National Institute of Technology on June 26, 2002.