Ph.D. Admission June 2015 session  at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University

Eligibility: A student seeking an admission to Ph.D. Programme of the University is required to have minimum educational qualification as mentioned hereunder. Each of the Master Degrees referred therein is to be on the basis of two year full time programme.

For research in an area of Engg./Technology

M.Tech./M.E. or its equivalent as recognized by AIU in appropriate area.

For research in an interdisciplinary areas like Petroleum Engg., Solar Engg., Nuclear Engg.and Environmental study

M.Tech./M.E./M.Sc./M.Sc.(Tech.) or its equivalent as recognized by AIU in appropriate area.

For research in an area of Sciences

M.Sc. degree or its equivalent as recognized by AIU in appropriate area.

For research in an area of Management

M.B.A./M.Tech./M.E./A.C.A./A.I.C.W.A./A.C.S. level or its equivalent as recognized by AIU in appropriate area.

For research in an area related to Liberal Studies

M. A. degree or its equivalent as recognized by AIU in appropriate area.

Research Areas:

School of Technology:

Solar Energy: Thin films, Photo Voltaic, Materials for Solar Cell, High capacity Li ion battery and Super capacitors, Data validation of megawatt scale Solar PV power plant, DSSC, Solid state DSSC based on perovskite, Fuel Cell.

Mechanical Engineering:

Thermal Engineering: Renewable Energy: Biodiesel, Wind energy, Solar hybrid technology, Solar thermal applications.

Thermal and Fluid Engineering: Water desalinization, refrigeration system, waste heat recovery, heat transfer, wall condensation, flow through porous media, multiphase transport phenomenon, turbomachines, Thermal comfort, Sustainable manufacturing, Advance refrigeration system, tri- PDPU Ph.D. Program June 2015 2/8 generation, and combustion processes.

Design Engineering: Advanced optimization techniques, finite element analysis, condition monitoring, Experimental techniques Design, Innovation and Creativity

Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering: Advanced welding processes and welding metallurgy; surfacing and electrochemical machining; Surface Metrology, & Digital Image Processing.

Project Management: Theory & Practice; Modelling and Analysis of Industrial Engg. systems

Elect. Engg.: Power System Protection; Power electronics, Electrical machines, Image and Video Processing, Computer Vision, Embedded Systems, Electrical Power Systems, High Voltage Engineering, Power Quality.

Civil Engg.: Geotechnical Engg, Earthquake Engineering, Soil-Structure interaction, Reinforced Earth, Environmental Geotechnics, Cost Effective Green Technology in construction, Project Management, Advanced Construction Technology, Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering and Waste treatment and utilization for construction, Computational Solid Mechanics, and Project Risk Management.

Chemical Engineering: Biofuels, Clean Energy and Environment: Carbon Capture and Sequestration; Regenerative chemical absorption; Solar conversion of CO2, Catalytic/Electro catalytic conversion of CO2 to liquid fuels. Solar adsorption cooling, Advanced waste water treatment, Membrane reactors, Ionic liquids, Modelling and simulation.

Sciences: Solid State Physics, Material Science, Chemistry, Atmospheric Science, Computational Condensed matter and material science, Geochemistry.

Interdisciplinary Areas: Environmental Science & Engg., Bio fuels& Renewable Energy.

Mathematics: Stochastic Optimization, Solid Mechanics and FGM, Software Reliability, Magnetohydrodynamics, Biomathematics, Oceanography & Numerical Methods, Numerical Reservoir Simulation.

School of Petroleum Technology: Petroleum Engg., Petroleum Refining, Enhanced Oil recovery, Earth Science, Geo Physics, Paleontology, Exploration Geology, Petro Physics, Geothermal Energy, Shale gas, Petro Geo Sciences, Reservoir Engg., and Hydrocarbon research & Exploration.

School of Petroleum Management: Marketing, Production and Operations, Management, HRM and Organizational Behavior related to Health-Safety-Environment, and Information Systems in Management.

School of Liberal Studies: English Language & Literature, Public Policy & Public Administration, Economics, Psychology, Political Science and International Relations.

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