Prof Ajit Annachhatre has been bestowed with the title of Professor Emeritus. This was announced following the meeting of the AIT Board of Trustees held on 30 August 2018.
Prof. Ajit joined AIT as an Assistant Professor in 1994, and he was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor and Professor in 1995 and 2004 respectively. He has served AIT as a faculty member for 24 years and as a Professor for 14 years.
He obtained his Bachelor’s in Technology from IIT Kanpur, India in 1979, and a Ph.D. from IIT Bombay, India in 1987.
His publication record includes 62 international-refereed journal articles, two books, six book chapters, 47 papers in conference proceedings, 34 workshops, presentations, and 79 non-refereed publications. Prof Annachhatre has delivered 23 invited lectures/keynote address at universities and industries in Belgium, China, Denmark, Finland, India, the Netherlands, Vietnam and Thailand.
Prof. Annachhatre has received a number of awards which include amongst others, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Award (1988-1991) to conduct research at the Technical University of Berlin, Germany, and a Post-doctoral Research Fellowship Award by the New Zealand Government at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand (1991-1993). Prof. Annachhatre served as member of the Editorial Board of the international journal “Water Science and Technology”, under the International Water Association (IWA), London, UK (2005-2008) and as the Advisory Board member of the international journal “Re/Views in Environmental Science and Bio/Technology” (RESB) (2002-2004).