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Dr. Siraj Ahmed






Room F03, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology
(An Institute of National Importance)
Bhopal 462003 India

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Date of Birth

  15 July 1965

Educational Qualification

Ph.D. (2005) RGTU
(Some Studies on Design and Performance of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine Generators)
    M. Tech. (1992) IIT, Delhi (Design of Mechanical Equipments) 
     B.E. (1987) MANIT, Bhopal (Mechanical Engineering) (Distinction

Technical Training

  • Remote Sensing for Wind Energy [2013] DTU Wind Energy Danish Technical University, Denmark
  • Wind Energy [1995-96] University of Salford, UK



More than 28 years of experience ofAcademics/Teaching, Research, Administrative and Industrial Consultancy in Mechanical Engineering and Wind Energy Technology

Area of Interest/


Wind Energy: Resource Assessment, Flow Modeling, Remote Sensing, Wind Turbine

Design and Performance Prediction, Site Selection, Wind-Farm Design and Project

Development and Assessment. General Mechanical Engineering Design

Books Authored





Research Papers



More than 35 Research Papers published on various aspects of WIND ENERGY TECHNOLOGY




Several Articles of National Importance is Published on Wind Energy in MNRE GOI publication AKSHAY URJA

  • Remote Sensing Application in Wind Energy [2014]. AkshyUrja, published by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, GOI, Volume 7, Issue 5, April 2014, pp 16-19
  • Re-Powering The Wind Power [2015]. AkshyUrja, published by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, GOI, Volume 9, Issue 1, August 2015, pp 10-15
  • Wind! [2016]. AkshyUrja, published by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, GOI, Volume 9, Issue 4, February 2016, p 49
  • Vibrant Winds Blowing Across India: New Development in the Wind Energy Sector [2016]. AkshyUrja, published by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, GOI, Volume 10, Issue 3,  December 2016, p 25

Member of professional bodies

  • GWEC Life Member
  • IE(I)Fellow Member
  • Chartered Engineer IE(I)
  • IWEA Life Member
  • ISTE Life Member

Abroad        Visited

  • UAE(2017)
  • Saudi Arabia (2010 & 2015)
  • Jordan (2013) Key Note Speaker on Wind Energy in International Conference on Renewable Energy, GCREEDER 2013. University of Jordan, Amman
  • Denmark (2013) Technical Training, Remote Sensing in Wind Energy, DTU Wind Energy
  • Sri Lanka (2012) Resource Person on Wind Energy: International Conference on Clean and Green Energy
  • Malaysia (2011) International Conference on Renewable Energy
  • USA (2008 and 2009) Consultancy Project of Wind Energy Development
  • China (2007)International Conference Wind Energy
  • UK (1995-96) Technical Training (Six Months) Wind Energy                                       

Achievements/ Awards

Letter of Appreciation for “Contribution to MANIT to Aim for Centre of Excellence” 2014.

Certificate of Merit, Institution of Engineers (I) for paper published in Journal-2008, “Optimum Design of Rotor and Hub for Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine- A Case Study”.

Certificate of Merit, Institution of Engineers (I) for paper published in Journal-2006,  “WindPower- A Tool for Optimum Site Matching of a Wind Turbine”.

Ph. D. Supervised

In Different Areas of Wind Energy

(1) Wind flow analysis for a complex terrain wind farm by experimental investigation and simulation. Pramod Kumar Sharma 2021 (Submitted).

(2) Application of Different Remote Sensing Techniques in Wind Energy Assessment.

Prem Kumar Chaurasiya 2019.

(3) Techno-Economic Analysis of Re-powering of Wind Farm: A Case Study in Central India. Manoj Verma 2017.

(4) Wind variability analysis and shape optimization of wind sensitive structures for complex terrain. Rajesh Katyal2015.

(5) Development of High Efficiency Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine Rotor.

Arvind Rathore 2013.

(6) Modelling and optimization of wind power density of a wind farm in complex terrain. Vilas Warudkar 2013.

(7) Optimum design, modelling and performance prediction of wind turbine rotor.

Nitin Tenguria 2012.

(8) Optimization of Wind Energy Potential for Power Generation in a Hilly site of Bhopal. Nilesh Diwakar 2011.

(9) Spatial Variation Analysis of Wind Energy Potential by Flow Modelling and Time Series Wind Characteristics. Subramanyam Ganesan 2009.


Projects Supervised

 More thanFifty (Mostly in different areas of WIND ENERGY)




Sponsored Research Projects &Industrial Consultancy Projects

  • BARC-BRNS Dust Emission and Dispersion Modeling for Open Cast Uranium Mine   
  • VIPO Inc. (USA) Wind Energy Development Project                                                                    
  • MHRD Development of  Wind Energy Laboratory
  • DST Effect of Shot Peening on Gears for Wear, Pitting and Fatigue         
  • HEG (India) Wind Data Monitoring and Energy Potential Assessment, et cetera.
  • Raw and Clean Water Supply (pumping) Design & Drawing Verification, Nagar Palika Parishad, Sidhi (MP)
  • Wind Generator Damage Assessment, IFFCO TOKIO General Insurance Company Ltd. Bhopal
  • 3-Phase Symmetrical Short Circuit Test On 1 MW PMSG (Extol-Wind Make)

Administrative Experience

More than twenty years as Warden, Chairman Council of Wardens, Joint Controller of Examination etc. Head of the Department2013-2015, during the tenure Programme of     B. Tech.  in Mechanical Engineering have been granted five year Accreditation from National Board of Accreditation (NBA).


(1)Disc on Disc Type Rolling Wear Testing Machine by Siraj Ahmed & Ravi Kumar Dwivedi /201621035704 A/28.10.2016/The Patent Office Journal p 71960 (India)

(2)Dual Wear Tribometer by Siraj Ahmed, Ravi Kumar Dwivedi &Rajan Kumar/201721028933 A/15.9.2017/ The Patent Office Journal p 31163 (India)

Any other information

More than EightyInvited/Expert Lectures delivered on various aspects of Wind Energy Technology in India (IIT, NIT, IIFM, IE (I), DTU, BHEL etc.) and abroad (University of Jordan [Amman], University of Malaysia [Kuching], IE Sri Lanka [Columbo], etc.)

Lecture Series: 2015-16 Machine Design (Fatigue, Gear and Design of Shaft) at BHEL, Human Resource Development Centre, Bhopal.