Professor Pradip Dutta

Dr. Pradip Dutta is Professor and Chairman, Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.
Prof. Dutta received his B.Tech from IIT Kharagpur in 1983, M. Tech from IIT Madras in 1987, and Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1992, all in Mechanical Engineering.
Prof. Dutta’s research group focuses on the development of advanced energy technologies related to solar energy, cooling of electronics, spacecraft thermal management, and on thermal technologies related to phase change. At IISc, he has been a co-founder of the National Facility for Semisolid Forming, co-Director of the General-Motors-IISc Collaborative Research Lab, and co-leader of the India-US Consortium called Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the United States (SERIIUS).

Prof. Dutta has been elected Fellow of the ASME, and Fellow of all the four National Academies in science and engineering. Among his several awards, he has received Distinguished Alumnus Awards both from IIT Kharagpur and IIT Madras, Outstanding Teacher Award from the Indian National Academy of Engineering, and J.C. Bose National Fellowship.
He is serving as Associate Editors of IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technology, and ASME Journal of Electronic Packaging. Currently, he is the President of the Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer (ISHMT).