Prof Rangan Banerjee

Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi


Rangan Banerjee is Director, IIT Delhi. Till February 2022 he was the Forbes Marshall Chair Professor in the Department of Energy Science and Engineering at IIT Bombay - a department that he helped start in 2007. His areas of interest include energy management, modelling of energy systems, energy planning and policy, hydrogen energy and fuel cells. 

He has been involved in setting up a Megawattscale Solar Thermal Power Testing, Simulation, Research Facility sponsored by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. He is the faculty Advisor for Team Shunya- India’s first student team in Solar Decathlon Europe, China and US finals. He has involved in advising the city, state regulatory commission and energy agency, Niti Aayog, Planning commission MNRE on energy issues.

He is an Adjunct Professor (Honorary) in the Department of Engineering & Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University and is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.