Dr. Harender is currently Assistant Professor with the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Shiv Nadar University (SNU). He is associated with the Thermal Engineering group of the Department. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in the area of Renewable Energy (Wave Energy) from the Department of Ocean Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. Prior to joining SNU, he worked as a project officer in IITM-NIOT cell in IIT Madras. His research interest includes Solar Energy, Power Tower Plants, Solar Still, Water Desalination, and Alternative Fuels.
Teaching Interest: Engineering Thermodynamics, Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics, Applied Thermodynamics, Power Plant Engineering, Non-Conventinal Energy Resources, Solar Energy, Solar Energy Systems, Green Energy Technologies
Research Interest: Solar Energy, Power Tower Plants, Solar Still, Water Desalination, and Alternative Fuels.
Dec. 2009- Sept. 2012: Doctoral scholarship, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India.