Dr. S.P. HARSHA is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industriali Engineering at the IIT Roorkee. Prior to join IIT Roorkee, worked on the project of US Navy Project titled “Dynamics of Un-manned Surface and Arial Vehicles.” BE and ME from MBM Engineering College JNVU, Jodhpur and PhD from BITS Pilani. Served as a faculty in BITS Pilani for 6 years. Till now, 78 International Journals research papers and 87 International and National conferences papers published. Completed several sponsored and consultancy projects like from DST, RDSO Lucknow, BHEL Haridwar, Punj Llyod, JP Associates, Indo-Euro Asia Link, Swedish Int. Development Academy (SIDA), THDC Uttarkhand etc. Four Ph.D. have been completed and 7 are in progress, while 19 M.Tech. (Dissertation) have also been completed and 6 are under progress.
Purohit, R.K. (b. Dec. 1949) Graduated in Mechanical Engineering in 1973 & M.E. (Mechanical Engineering) in 1978. He had served the Rajasthan Roadways as a Engineering prior to joining of the teaching profession at M.B.M. Engineering College, J.N.V. University, Jodhpur in 1976.
He is a life member of TSI, a member of IASH, member of ASAE, ASME, ASCE and Combustion Engineering. He has guided 51 seminars and 58 Dissertations at post graduate level. At least 27 papers have been published in different National and International Journals. He has authored 8 books namely: Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (1996), Gas Dynamics (1997), Mechanical Engineering (2001), Fluid Power Engineering (2002), Material Science and Processes (2005), Hydraulic Machines (2007), Thermal Engineering 2nd Ed. (2008) and Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machines with co-author Dr. M.L. Mathur, Ex. Vice-Chancellor, J.N.V. University (1982).