Educational Qualification


Research Area

    Renewable Energy


  • Assistant Professor


  • Mechanical Engineering

General Information

  • 07971652109

  • A Block : 103, Mechanical Engineering Department, Institute of Technology, Nirma University, S G Highway, Ahmedabad - 382481, Gujarat, India


    Thermal Engineering


  • Dr Darshit S Upadhyay is working as Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department since 2012. He has completed MTech in Thermal Engineering and PhD from Nirma University in 2012 and 2020, respectively. He has 6 SCI-indexed journal publications and presented more than 15 conference papers in the area of gasification, biomass cookstove, etc. He has received different project grants as PI/Co-PI from Nirma University and Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST) in the area of Renewable Energy. Dr Upadhyay has guided 11 postgraduate dissertations. He has received “Early Career Academic Grant” from the Association of Commonwealth University, United Kingdom in 2016. He has also received the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) -Gujarat State Fertilizer & Chemicals (GSFC) National Award for guiding the best M.Tech thesis in Mechanical Engineering for the year 2018. He was conferred with the Best Research Scientist for overall Contribution in all Activities of Research in 2020 by Nirma University. Dr Upadhyay is the reviewer of the international refereed journals in the fields of renewable energy, energy management, fuel, etc. His research interests include Biomass Gasification, Energy Conversion, and Renewable Energy.

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