Dr. Jayant D. Bapat, B.Tech., M.E., Ph.D. (IIT Delhi), currently works as an independent professional in sustainable engineering and higher education. He previously worked as principal and professor at the engineering colleges affiliated to the University of Pune, Maharashtra, India. He also held senior positions at the National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCB), New Delhi, and Walchandnagar Industries Ltd. (WIL), Walchandnagar, Pune. He has about four decades of experience and works as independent professional in teaching, training, research, and consultancy for cement manufacturing (greenfield plants, modernisation, productivity, energy, techno-marketing), concrete, and construction (durability, admixtures, equipment, techno-marketing), engineering educational institutions (management strategy and coordination for quality improvement, autonomous courses, visiting faculty) and fuel cell power (new technology transfer and adoption, training programmes) . He has a number of publications to his credit and is a reviewer of technical papers for international journals.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Research areas of interest:(a)Cement manufacturing, durability of concrete, and utilization of industrial and agricultural wastes in building materials. (b)Systems management of engineering educational institutions for quality improvement. (c)Teaches the subject of fuel cell technology in the university and interested to conduct and guide research in the area.