Prof (Dr.) Mukesh Pandey
B.E. (Hons.), M. Tech. (Hons),Ph.D.

Vice Chancellor
Bundelkhand University, Jhansi
Uttar Pradesh(India)
Brief about Hon'ble Vice Chancellor

Prof Pandey, is currently leading the Bundelkhand University as Vice-Chancellor and as the Member of State Higher Education Council, he is providing his valuable inputs to UP State Govt. for the quality enhancement of the higher education. He has been conferred Honorary D.Litt. for outstanding contributions in academics. He has been granted the Rank of Honorary Colonel Commandant in National Cadet Corps by Govt. of India. Earlier he served as Rector (Pro Vice-Chancellor), Director SoEEM & Dean of Faculty of Energy Technology. He has looked after as Coordinator for establishing IIIT, Bhopal (under PPP Mode by MHRD). He held various administrative positions as Director (R&D), Co-coordinator of RGPV- NBA Nodal Centre, Dy. Registrar, Member of Engineering Accreditation Evaluation Committee [EAEC] and Moderation Committee of NBA (National Board of Accreditation).

He is multi-skilled professional with almost 31 years of rich exposure and versatile experience in Industries, Administration, Academics, Research domains and institution building. He received his B.E. (Hons.) from SATI, Vidisha, M.Tech. (Hons) from N.I.T., Bhopal and Ph.D. from RGPV, Bhopal.

He has always had a holistic approach to education to impart knowledge. He is not just a visionary in his field but also a praiseworthy administrator. He played an instrumental role in the establishment of Rajiv Gandhi Technical University Bhopal, M. P. since its inception in 1999.

Prof. Pandey has an iconic track record of quality teaching, innovation and research; he is currently heading DSTs Technology Enabling Centre as Principal Investigator. He has been Principal Investigator of many Govt. Funded Projects by DST, MNRE, MPCST, AICTE etc including Principal Investigator of Innovative & Breakthrough Technology based 30 KW CL-CSP SOLAR international R&D PROJECT (India-Japan Joint Venture Project) installed in RGPV campus. He has also facilitated as Reviewer for many national and international journals of repute and associated with many academic and research organizations at various levels.

On International level for academic & collaborative research purposes, he has visited several countries such as Australia, Turkey, Japan, Hongkong, Thailand, and Singapore etc. Prof. Pandey has been an active member of governing bodies, Steering Committees of institutions and number of professional academies and societies and also member of expert committees of AICTE, NBA, NAAC, UGC, He has been key-note speaker and resource person at several International and National Conferences and programmes etc.

He has a keen Interest in quality and outcome based research and has already supervised 20 quality Ph.Ds, currently under him 06 Ph.D. Research Scholars are working. He has published more than 140 Research papers in International/National Journals of repute and more than 100 papers in International/National Conferences and Authored 16 books, awarded 01 patent, Filed 05 Patent (Design accepted & published) and he has received 09 Awards.

Prof. Pandey works in the area of Renewable Energy and Environment having focus on Solar Thermal Energy and he has developed an Energy Technology Park at RGPV, Bhopal , 01 MW Solar Roof Top Plant on University Building, Energy Systems, Solar Thin Film systems, Solar wind Hybrid System, Bio-Diesel Reactor, CO2 Carbon Sequestration Unit, Dual Rotor Wind Turbine etc.