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Dr. Kapil Kumar
Assistant Professor, NIT Delhi
Dr. Kapil Kumar is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Delhi. He obtained his M.Tech in Environmental Science & Engineering (2005) from Guru Jambeshwar University of Science & Technology, Haryana and Ph.D. in Water and Environmental Engineering (2012), from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Before joining NIT Delhi in 2015, he worked as an Assistant Professor at Doon University Dehradun's School of Environment and Natural Resources and BTKIT, Dwarahat, Almora (Uttarakhand Technical University). He has extensive research experience in the field of wastewater treatment research, including water and wastewater treatment technologies, waste to energy, air pollution, and climate change. He has been a member of numerous cutting-edge research teams and has first-author publications in numerous prestigious and peer-reviewed journals. Apart from research, Dr. Kapil Kumar has extensive administrative experience and is currently serving as Head, Training & Placement; Chairman, Alumni, International Affairs & Public Relation and Co-ordinator of Think India. He also provides advisory services to the public institutions, professional organizations, environmental and water industry, and non-governmental organizations with the mission of improving the living conditions of underprivileged.

Email: kapilkumar@nitdelhi.ac.in
Phone: +91-8755604422
Qualification

  • Ph.D. (2012)
    Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

  • M.Tech (2005)
    Guru Jambeshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, Haryana, India

  • M.Sc. Environmental Science (2002)
    Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India
Experience

  • Assistant Professor (2022 - Present)
    Civil Engineering
    National Institute of Technology Delhi

  • Assistant Professor (2015 - 2022)
    Department of Applied Sciences
    National Institute of Technology Delhi

  • Assistant Professor (2013 - 2015)
    Environmental Engineering
    Doon University, Dehradun

  • Assistant Professor (2012 - 2013)
    Environmental Engineering
    BTKIT, Almora

  • Senior Research Fellow (2005 - 2011)
    Centre for Energy Studies
    Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Honours and Awards

  • AWARDED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (DST) GOVT. OF INDIA (2012)
    International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, July 12-16, 2010, Houston, USA

  • CANADIAN COMMONWEALTH FELLOWSHIP 2010 (2010)
    University of Saskatchewan, Canada

  • AWARDED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM IIT DELHI, INDIA (2009)
    International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering, October 28 -30, 2009, Venice, Italy
Membership In Professional Bodies

  • Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing (Elsevier, USA)(2018)
    Reviewer

  • Ecological Engineering (Elsevier, USA)(2017)
    Reviewer

  • Journal of Hazardous Materials (Elsevier, USA)(2017)
    Reviewer
Research Area

  • Wastewater treatment coupled with resource recovery (waste of energy)
  • Removal of emerging contaminants from wastewater
  • Biomass to biofuels (Coupled process)
  • Synergy of biological & physicochemical wastewater treatment processes
  • Metal recovery from waste systems/stream
  • Air pollution & Climate change mitigation
Courses Taught

  • Fundamentals of Biological Processes & Environmental Engineering
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Processes
  • Environmental Studies
  • Nature and Care Lab