Register for Energy Summit - 2022 Date: Dec 8 & 9, 2022 Venue: IIT Madras Research Park,Chennai Energy Summit 2022 - IITM ENERGY CONSORTIUM

Energy Summit 2022

Enabling Transformation to a Low Carbon Future

Welcome to an in-depth and comprehensive summit on technology aspects related to the future of energy. We invite interested attendees from academia and industry to the IIT Madras Energy Summit 2022.

Energy Summit 2022, this year’s edition of IIT Madras Energy Consortium’s flagship event, will be held in Chennai on Dec 8 & 9, 2022

About the IITM Energy Summit

Following the success of the inaugural Energy Summit in 2021, the 2nd Energy Summit and Conference will be conducted showcasing the emerging technologies and enabling dialogues on climate action in India and the world.

Join us and participate in fascinating lectures, panel discussions and interactive sessions with fellow researchers from academia and industries all across the globe to combat climate change and a sneak peek into exciting future directions in energy technologies.

The event will comprise two main streams: Academic Stream – will comprise speeches and presentations from research experts and student paper presentations Industry Stream – will comprise industry expert sessions and workshops on key decarbonization themes

This section provides details about this unique summit hosted at the famous IIT Madras Research Park.

8-9 December 2022

9 AM – 6 PM

IC & SR, IIT Madras and IIT Madras Research Park

The key themes for this year’s summit are:

Energy efficiency, economics and climate finance

CO2 capture technologies, utilization and storage

Hydrogen economy

Renewable integration and storage

Transitional energy pathways

Organising Committee

Aravind Kumar Chandiran Himanshu Goyal
Preeti Aghalayam Sriram Krishnan
Rajnish Kumar Ram Narayanamurthy
Satyanarayanan Seshadri Vikram Rao
Nikhil Tambe Vasu Guruswamy
Swapna Singha Rabha Ashok Krishna
Santosh Kumar Sahu

Scientific Committee

Dr Sharath Lande Reliance Industries
Dr Deepak Rajagopal University of California Los Angeles
Dr Devi Prasad Mahapatra University of Massachusetts
Dr Aravind Rajendram University of Alberta
Dr Kaustab Mohanty IIT Guwahati
Dr Hilal Ezgi Toraman Penn State

Title address

Prof. Kamakoti Veezhinathan

Director, IIT Madras

Sarah Kirlew

Australian Consul General – Chennai

Prof. Raghunathan Rengasamy

Dean Global Engagement, IIT Madras

Keynote address

Day 1

Dr. Ashish Lele

Director, National Chemical Laboratory

Vasu Guruswamy

Co-founder, Lavni Ventures

Day 2

Prof. Praveen Linga

Professor, National University of Singapore

Vikram Rao

Executive Director, RTEC

Day 1 : Sessions


  • Plenary sessions
  • Keynote lectures
  • CEO panel
  • Invited lectures
  • Poster session

Key Themes/Sessions

  • Launch of Australia India Centre for Energy
  • High-priority decarbonization avenues for India
  • Pathways to Panchamrit – Opportunities & roadblocks

  • Prof V Kamakoti – Director, IIT Madras
  • Dr Ashok Jhujhunwala – IIT Madras
  • Dr Tiffany Walsh – Deakin University, Australia
  • Ms Sarah Kirlew – Consular General of Australia
  • Prof Rahul Marathe – IIT Madras
  • Amit Verma – NITI Aayog
  • Prof Rishikesh Krishnan – IIM Bangalore

Day 2 : Sessions


  • Plenary sessions
  • Keynote lectures
  • Invited lectures
  • Industry – Faculty thematic panel discussions
  • Poster session

Key Themes/Sessions

  • Transition to a carbon-free grid
  • Addressing decarbonization grand challenges
  • Accelerating global climate action – takeaways for Industry, Academia, and Policy makers
  • Launch of the book “Zero Carbon Power: role of small modular reactors” by Dr. Vikram Rao


  • Prof Ragunathan Rengaswamy, Dean, Global Engagement, IIT Madras
  • Dr Praveen Linga – National University of Singapore
  • Vikram Rao – RTI International
  • Dr Marwa Al-Ansary – Shell International
  • Dr Ranjith Pai – DST, Govt of India
  • Senior executive from Ashok Leyland

Registration for Energy Summit 2022

  • Early bird incentive ends on Oct 30 2022
  • Registration fee includes the participation in the conference and summit, publication of the contribution, conference attendance e-certificate, lunch and dinner during conference, badge, conference accessories and coffee breaks.
  • The accommodation will be provided to the early bird registered students at IITM hostels on request*
  • Cancellations and refunds of the registration fees are not allowed.
  • *Accommodation fee is not included in the registration fee.

Contact the organizers

Himanshu Goyal

Indian Institute of Technology – Madras


Santosh Kumar Sahu

Indian Institute of Technology – Madras


Swapna Singha Rabha

Indian Institute of Technology – Madras


Partners & Hosts


Academic Partners

Event Organization Partners