Dr Rohit Singh Lather
PhD (Energy Studies), IIT Delhi
M.Tech. (Automotive Engineering) VIT, Vellore / ARAI, Pune
B.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering), Kurukshetra University
Dr. Rohit Singh Lather is currently Associate Professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department. He also serves as the Module Coordinator of Thermal and Automobile Engineering, and explores to develop modern curriculum and creative ways of teaching students. He is also department Ph.D. Coordinator and department member of Board of Doctoral Research (BDR). He is also developing internal combustion engines and automobile lab.
He is supervising two Ph.D. students in alternative fuels for diesel engines, emission and efficiency improvement of gas stoves. He has supervised 6 M.Tech. thesis in alternative fuels for gasoline and diesel engines. pyrolysis and spray characteristics of GDI engines. He has developed “Automotive Electronics”, “Automotive Safety” and “Vehicle Development and Testing” courses for graduate level. “Design of IC Engines” course for post graduate level.
After completing his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, he started his career at The NorthCap University Gurugram, as an assistant professor in 2014.
Dr. Rohit Singh Lather earned a PhD, in Energy Studies from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) in 2014. During his Ph.D. he developed port gas injection system for CNG, HCNG and Hydrogen. He was also an exchange student to UGhent, Belgium. He post graduated in automotive engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) and Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) in 2008. He graduated in 2005 with a bachelor of mechanical engineering from Kurukshetra University.
His areas of specialization include engine development, alternative fuels (CNG, HCNG, Hydrogen, and Biofuels), emission reduction and combustion diagnostics.
His current research includes alternative fuels for internal combustion engines such as butanol, CNG, waste to oil using pyrolysis, fuel injection systems, automotive engineering, and development of hybrid two wheelers, emission monitoring and reduction.
He has taken the following courses at graduate and post graduate level: internal combustion engines, design of internal combustion engines, renewable energy, modern power plants and heat transfer. He has several peer reviewed international and national Journal publications and conference proceedings. He is lifetime member Combustion Institute Indian Section.
Lab Setup with International Collaboration: Mechanics Lab setup in Beijing Wave Spectrum Science and Technology Co. Ltd., China, with approximate cost of USD$ 60,000 for Vibration Technology, Sensors and Control System Technology. Lab will carry out research & development of testing instruments and systems, trainings for industry and students.