Virendra Kumar Vijay

Virendra Kumar Vijay is working as a Professor at IIT Delhi. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering (Agriculture) and Master of Engineering in Renewable Energy Sources degree from College of Technology and Agricultural Engineering, Udaipur and Ph.D. from IIT Delhi in 1998. Prof. Vijay started his career as an Assistant Professor in Renewable Energy Centre at the College of Technology and Agricultural Engineering Udaipur in 1989 and shifted to IIT Delhi in 2002. He is actively engaged in research and worked for more than 25 sponsored research and consultancy projects from India and abroad. He has about 150 publications in journals and conferences, 7 books and one lab manual to his credit. Prof. Vijay has successfully developed technology on Biogas Enrichment and bottling for Vehicular Application and transferred it to the industries and field. He also received a patent for it. He is fellow of Institution of Engineers and Life Member of NASI, ISAE, ISTE, SESI and other scientific and professional societies/ bodies. Prof. Vijay has received a number of awards for his outstanding contribution in research, teaching and extension. He is recipient of Gold Medal Award for M.E. Examination, National level first prize in 1992 for original book writing in Hindi in the scheme of Prakrit Urja Puruskar Yojana by the Ministry of Non Conventional Energy Sources, Govt. of India on the book titled “Biogas Vigyan Avam Upyog”, Second National Prize 1993 for original book writing in hindi on subjects related to environment titled “Paryavaran Siksha” by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt. of India, Hari Ohm Ahsaram Prerit Young Scientist Award 1998 for outstanding research work during 1994-97 in the area of renewable energy conferred by Sardar Patel Renewable Energy Research Institute, Vallabh Vidhyanager, SGSITS-ISTE Young Engineering Teacher National Award 1999, ISAE Book Award 1998, ISAE Team Research Award 1999, Young Scientist Award 2000 by National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, India in Agricultural Engineering, Prakriti Bharati – National Award 2005 for S&T Application for developing biogas enrichment and bottling technology for rural sector.

Virendra Kumar Vijay

Waste to Fuel: Bottling Biomethane for Transport And Cooking

March 7, 2019

The authors’ research at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, has led to a method for bottling biomethane made...

Virendra Kumar Vijay

Biological Waste to Biogas: A Solution to Self-Sustainable Energy in Rural India

October 10, 2018

“Independence begins at the bottom. A society must be built in which every village has to be self-sustained and...


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