J P Gupta
Department of Chemical Engineering,
School of Engineering
Dean of Graduate Studies
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B. Tech. from IIT Kanpur, MSE from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania - all in Chemical Engineering.
He served at IIT Kanpur from 1973 to 2010, and was Professor and Head as well as a Member of the Board of Governors for two years.
His research interests are in Heat Transfer, Process Intensification, Inherently Safer Design, Energy, and Higher Education.
Prof. Gupta has authored two books and edited one. He has published/ presented over 120 papers and given talks in all continents as well as at the United Nations and The World Bank.
National and International Recognition
Prof. Gupta was deputed by the Government of India as a Diplomat for Science and Technology at the Embassy of India, Washington DC, USA. He had been a Visiting Professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City, University of Michigan and Texas A&M University in USA, Loughborough University in UK; National Yunlin University of Science and Technology (YunTech) in Taiwan, and Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines d'Alès (EMA) in France. He was also a United Nations Development Program
(UNDP) Advisor in Argentina.
He was the Founding Director General of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar; and Founding Director of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareli (under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India). He was bestowed with the Distinguished Alumni Award by the University of Pennsylvania, Trevor Kletz Merit Award by Texas A&M University (where he is also an Adjunct Professor) and the Hutchinson Medal (jointly with David Edwards) by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (U.K.).