Faculty & Staff



Dr. P. Abdul Salam
BSc. Eng (Hons.) University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka; M.Eng., D.Eng., AIT
Associate Professor
Area of interest/specialization: Bioenergy, Renewable Energy; Energy Conservation and Efficiency; Climate Change Mitigation
Email: salam@ait.asia
Dr. Aumnad Phdungslip
B.Ind.Tech (Mechanical Engineering); M.Sc. (Sustainable Energy Engineering); Tekn. Dr. (Building Service and Energy Systems), KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. Ph.D. (Industrial Engineering), KMUTNB, Thailand.
Visiting Faculty
Area of interest/specialization: Energy Statistics and Energy Demand Forecasting
Dr. Brahmanand Mohanty
B.Sc., SAICE; M.Sc., AIT; Ph.D. Energy, Insitut National Polytechnique, Toulouse (France)
Visiting Faculty
Area of interest/specialization:  Demand-side management, Energy auditing and management, Energy efficiency policies; and Rational use of energy
Dr. Jai Govind Singh
B.E., MNNIT Allahabad, India; M.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee; Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India, all in Electrical Engineering.
Assistant Professor and Coordinator
Area of interest/specialization: Power system planning, operation and control; FACTS controllers; Deregulation, Demand side management; Renewable energy generation and integration; Smart Grid and microgrid
Prof. Ram M. Shrestha
B.E., MSU, Baroda; B.L., Tribhuvan; M.Eng., D.Eng., AIT.
Emeritus Professor
Area of interest/specialization: Energy and Climate Policy, Energy and Electricity Economics, Energy-economic Modeling, Energy Access, Economic Impacts of Climate Change
Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal
B.E., NIT, Surat; M.E., AIT, P.HD. Tokyo.
Associate Professor
Area of interest/specialization: Modeling of energy systems, Energy systems and GHG mitigation, Energy and Climate policy, Urbanization, Cities for climate change
Prof. Sivanappan Kumar
B.E. (Hons.) University of Madras; M. Eng., AIT; PhD Institut National Polytechnique, Toulouse, France.
Professor & Vice President of Academic Affairs
Area of interest/specialization: Renewable energy resources and technologies; Climate change and greenhouse gas mitigation; Energy and sustainable development
Dr. Weerakorn Ongsakul
B.Eng (E.E.), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand; M.S. (E.E.), PhD (E.E.), Texas A&M, USA.
Associate Professor
Area of interest/specialization: Artificial intelligence applications to power systems; Parallel processing applications; Power system operation & control; Power system restructuring