Faculty Profile

Dr. Rudra Prakash Maheshwari
Professor
Institute of Engineering and Technology
Department of Electrical Engineering

Contact Details:

Email: rp.maheshwari@gla.ac.in
Contact Number: 9837229406

 

Dr. R. P. Maheshwari joined GLA University, Mathura as Professor and Head, Electrical Engineering Department. He worked as Director, RKGIT, Ghaziabad for 3 years. He had his B.E. degree from A.M.U. Aligarh, M. Sc. (Engg.) from A.M.U. Aligarh and Ph. D. from University of Roorkee (now IIT, Roorkee).

 

Prof. Maheshwari has over 30 years of vast academic experience. He started his academic career at AMU Aligarh and worked there for more than 12 years at different positions. He then shifted to IIT Roorkee as Assistant Professor and worked there for more than 18 years at different positions. Dr. Maheshwari then joined Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology as Director in June 2015. During his association with RKGIT, the pass percentage and average marks of students have increased significantly.

 

Prof. Maheshwari has excellent research contribution in terms of research publications in journals, conferences of high repute, research supervision at post-graduate and Ph. D. levels and handling externally funded sponsored research projects. He has published more than 91 research papers in referred journals and more 79 papers in the proceedings of International and National conferences. He has guided 11 Ph. D. theses, more than 100 M. Tech./M.E./M.Phil. theses and more than 150 B. Tech. Projects. He has completed 4 research projects and more than 80 consultancy projects that costs around Rs. 4 Crores. He also have a patent on “An Integrated Cooling System and Hydrogen Processing for Power Generation Plants”. He is an expert in High Voltage Safety Design.

 

Prof. Maheshwari has proven administrative skills by accepting different challenging administrative assignments. He has actively served as faculty advisor (Cultural Council), Co-coordinator of Technical Festival, Chief Faculty Advisor (Cultural Festival), Secretary Alumni Association, etc at IIT Roorkee. He has also served as Chairman/Chief/Coordinator at various institute level activities.

 

Prof. Maheshwari has authored a book titled “Protection and Switchgear” Published by Oxford University Press. He is reviewer for more than 30 reputed International Journals and many International and National Conferences. He is a member of Editorial Board of two International Journals. He  has  been associated with  outreach  activities as a  member  of BOGs, Academic  council, BOS, NBA, RDCs, and Selection Committees of Technical Institutions/Universities/UPSC New Delhi/UKPSC Haridwar/OPSC Bhubaneshwar/MPSC Imphal/ RPSC Ajmer/ HPSC Shimla. He has been awarded merit certificates to research papers twice by Institution of Engineers (India). He is sought after speaker for RMU/Performance studies of SHP stations and Traction OHE protection, FDPs at various reputed institutes and universities. He has been expert for evaluating various projects submitted to National Research Foundation of South Korea. He has also served as Vice-Chairman/Paper Setter/Paper Checker for GATE. He has visited many foreign countries for academic training and attending conferences.

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