IIT Gandhinagar has setup a faculty chair in honour of Late Shri Bakshirambhai S Gelot through a donation by his son Shri Gordhanbhai B Gelot.
B S GELOT
Current Occupant - Professor Chinmay Ghoroi
Dr. Ghoroi received his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) with Honors in Chemistry (1995) and Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Chemical Engineering (1998) from the University of Calcutta. He received Master of Chemical Engineering (M.Ch.E) from Jadavpur University (2000) and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering (2008) from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. He has published more than 30 International peer-reviewed Journal papers and more than 40 Conference papers. He also served as the Guest Editor of the Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries (Elsevier) during 2014-2015 and 2017-2018. Dr. Ghoroi was a Visiting Scholar at Texas A&M University (Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center) in 2013 and New Jersey Institute of Technology (Otto H. York Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering) in 2010. He also worked in the industry for 5 years before joining IIT Gandhinagar. Dr. Ghoroi is a Senior Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Member of the Environment Committee of Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Member of Board of Studies (Chemical Engineering) of Nirma University. He has received several awards such as The Excellence in Research Award from IIT Gandhinagar (2016-2017), The Excellence in Institute Building Award from IIT Gandhinagar (2013-2014), Employee Excellence Award (SIM4ME Thermodynamics Pride Award) from Invensys Process System, Hyderabad (2008) and R.G.Manudhane PhD student Excellence award (Best PhD Thesis Prize) from IIT Bombay (2008).
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