Prof Darshit S Upadhyay is working as Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department since 2012. He has completed MTech degree in Thermal Engineering from Nirma University in 2012. He is pursuing PhD degree at Nirma University in the area of Biomass Gasification. He has 4 SCI indexed journal publications and presented more than 15 conference papers in the area of gasification, biomass cookstove, etc. He has successfully completed 2 minor research projects as Principal Investigator funded by Nirma University. Prof Upadhyay has guided 8 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. Prof. 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.