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Dr. Shiv Kumar Vyas

Associate Professor

Dr. Shiv Kumar Vyas has multidisciplinary qualifications in the areas of Agricultural Engineering, Soil and Water Conservation Engineering, and Thermal Engineering. His research interest includes Field Irrigation & Water Conveyance, Thermo-fluid Dynamics involving Multiple Effect Distillation for Water Desalination, Design & Fabrication, Experimentation and Simulation etc.. He started his career as Research Associate in 1987 at Water Technology Centre, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi before joining IGNOU in 1988. He has to his credit Videos such as Energy Dissipators – A Programme on Hydraulics Irrigation, Channels, Discharge Measurement in Streams besides others which he developed with Prof. C. S. Moorthy who was his mentor. He successfully piloted the B.Sc. (Nautical Science) programme in partnership with Directorate General of Shipping, GoI. He has been associated with IGNOU-Hero MotoCorp Project for its Certificate Programme in Motorcycle Service and Repair. He is coordinating B.Tech (Civil- Water Resources Engineering) programme. He has passion for work and loves to undertake challenging tasks, and has groomed himself as a trouble shooter.

EDUCATION:
 
 
Doctor of Philosophy (2005)
Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi
Applied Mechanics Department
Topic: A Small Scale Multiple Effect Distillation (MED) System for Rural Drinking Water Supply
Master of Science (Agricultural Engineering ) with Major: Soil and Water Conservation Engineering), Minor: Agricultural Statistics (1989)
Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi
Agricultural Engineering Department
Dissertation Topic: Evaluation of Performance of a Canal Irrigation System – A Case Study
Bachelor of Technology (Agricultural Engineering) (1984)
G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar (Nainintal)
College of Technology

 

WORK EXPERIENCE30 years
 
INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS:Nil
 
FELLOWSHIP/ AWARDS:
Sl.No.
Name of the Fellowship/Awards
Granting/ Awarding Institution
Year
2.
University Bursary Scholarship
G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar (Nainintal)
 
 1982-83
 
PUBLICATIONS:
Ø BOOKS: Nil
Ø RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED: 12
ü Research Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals: 02
ü Chapters in Books: 08
ü Papers presented at International/ National Conferences: 04
Ø POLICY DOCUMENTS: 01
 
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODY/ STATUTORY BODY (INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL):

 

Membership of Professional body/ Statutory body
Name of statutory body/ institution/
Period
Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers
IASE, India
Life Membership
National Society of Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power
NSFMP, India
Life Membership
Academic Council, IGNOU, New Delhi
IGNOU, New Delhi
June-2012 to
June-2014
Board of Studies -School of Engineering & Technology, IGNOU, New Delhi
IGNOU, New Delhi
For past many years since 1991 with few breaks in between

 

Official Address:
School of Engineering and Technology,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  29534689,29572928
  skvyas@ignou.ac.in