Prof. Virendra Kumar Tewari
FELLOW, ELECTED 2018

Born in Village Orasara, Distt Balia, Uttar Pradesh on 1 January 1955. B.Tech 1979, M.Tech 1981 and Ph.D. 1985, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Professor & Former Head of Agricultural & Food Engineering Department and Rural Development Centre, IIT Kharagpur

Awards/Honours: ICAR Jawahar Lal Nehru Award, 1986; NRDC Republic Day Invention Award, 1987; ISAE R. K. Jain Memorial Award, 1993-94; ISAE Commendation Medal, 1995-96; ISAE Fellow Award, 2006; ISTE Commendation Medal & Certificate, 2006

Research Areas: Tractor System Design, Industrial Ergonomics & Precision Agriculture

Address: Professor and Former Head, Agricultural and Food Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 721302, W.B.; A-180, IIT Campus, Kharagpur 721302, W.B.; [Tel: Off. (03222) 283152. Res. (03222) 283153; Cell: 9434015171; Email: vktfeb@agre.iitkgp.ernet.in; prof.vktewari@gmail.com]