Prof. Virendra Sethi
Virendra Sethi is a Professor at the Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE) at IIT Bombay, since 2000 aand held the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) Chair Professorship at CESE during 2014-17. He completed his B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering from IIT Bombay in 1983, AEP (I Year) in Product Design in NID Ahmedabad in 1984, MS (1990) and PhD (1996) in Environmental Engineering from University of Cincinnati. His research areas include aerosol and air quality, hot gas clean-up (thermal gasification), satellite remote sensing for air quality management. He has supervised several doctoral theses, and has published more than twenty five research papers and over fifty conference proceedings. He is the recipient of Vasvik Award, Excellence in Teaching Award at IIT Bombay, Oak Ridge Fellowship, USEPA, Cincinnati, Outstanding Engineer of the Year, ONGC, and the Institute Cultural Citation, IIT Bombay. He has been teaching the communication course at IIT Bombay for over 10 years.