Dr Hakeem Niyas U S has made notable contributions in the field of thermal energy storage, solar thermal systems, and thermal management of batteries, buildings, and processors. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from P S G College of Technology, Coimbatore. He worked in Tata Consultancy Services, Chennai, as a Systems Engineer in the Product Lifecycle Management domain, serving Cummins Turbo Technologies and Johnson Controls Inc. He obtained his PhD degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. His PhD Thesis is on the Development and Optimization of Latent Heat Storage System. Before joining Energy Institute Bengaluru, Centre of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, he also served as a Faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli. His research contributions have resulted in several high-quality publications.
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