Dr Ravi Bhushan Grover

Homi Bhabha Chair, Department of Atomic Energy and Homi Bhabha National Institute


Areas of Interest:

Reactor Engineering, Energy Studies, Human Resource Development .

Specialization:

Nuclear Reactor Core Thermal Hydraulics, Process Design of Systems and Equipment, Heat Transfer, Evolution of Nuclear Legislative Framework, Governance of Institutions of Higher Education.

Consultancy Areas:

Nuclear Reactor Core Thermal Hydraulics, Process Design of Systems and Equipment, Heat Transfer, Evolution of Nuclear Legislative Framework, Governance of Institutions of Higher Education.

 

Sector Associated With:

R&D

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Consultancy Firms

Major Professional Contributions:

1. Reactor Engineering: Fuel and Core Thermal-Hydraulics Design and Analysis of a Research Reactor, Process Design and Safety Analysis of a Compact Reactor.
2. Extra-mural funding and international scientific cooperation.
3. Energy Studies: Scenario for growth of electricity demand and a possible supply mix for India.
4. Participation in the Initiative of the Government to Open International Civil Nuclear Trade.
5. Evolution of Nuclear Legislative Framework: Worked for amendments to Atomic Energy Act, rules under the act, drafting of Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill and rules thereunder, Nuclear Safety Regulatory Authority Bill.
6. Participation as Sous-Sherpa of the Government of India in the preparatory process of all the four nuclear security summits.
7. Setting up of Homi Bhabha National Institute.
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Professional Experience:

  • Member, Atomic Energy Commission: 2011 and continuing
  • Homi Bhabha Chair: 2013 and continuing
  • Head of India's delegation to ITER Council: 2006 and continuing
  • Vice chancellor, Homi Bhabha National Institute: 2005-2016
  • Principal Adviser, Strategic Planning Group, DAE: 2010-2013

Keywords:

Energy, Nuclear, Higher Education, Extra Mural Funding, Legislative Framework.

 

Contact Information

Office

Ravi Bhushan Grover, B2/503, Shree Saraswati CHS, N G Acharya Marg, Chembur, Mumbai 400071; Tel (R): 022-25212547; Mobile: 098620926124.

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Education

  • B.Sc.(Mech Engg), 1970, Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi University
  • Ph.D, Faculty of Engineering, 1982, IISc, Bangalore.

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Padma Shri in 2014;
  • Lifetime achievement award – 2016 by the Delhi College of Engineering Alumni Association
  • Lifetime achievement award – 2011 by the Department of Atomic Energy
  • Distinguished alumnus award – 2011 by the Indian Institute of Science and Indian Institute of Science Alumni Association
  • President, Indian Society of Heat & Mass Transfer, 201-2013:

Link to Website


INAE Section Affiliated III: Mechanical Engineering


Year of Election to Fellowship: 1999


Year of Birth: 1949