Anil K. Rajvanshi
|Dr. Anil Rajvanshi|
|Institutions||Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute (NARI)
University of Florida
|Alma mater||University of Florida
Indian Institute of Technology
|Known for||Directing NARI research in rural development|
|Notable awards||Jamnalal Bajaj Award (2001)
Solar Hall of Fame
Dr. Rajvanshi was born and raised in Lucknow, India. He has been the director of NARI at Maharashtra, India since 1981. Prior to taking this position he served on the faculty at the University of Florida. Dr. Rajvanshi has more than 35 years of experience in renewable energy research, rural and sustainable development. He has more than 150 publications and 7 patents to his credit.
For his solar energy and rural development work Dr. Rajvanshi has been inducted into the Solar Hall of Fame (1998). He has received the Jamnalal Bajaj Award in 2001, the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) award in 2002 and an Energy Globe Award in the AIR category in 2004. In 2009 he received the Globe Award for Sustainability Research. and in 2014 he became the first Indian to receive the Distinguished Alumnus Award from University of Florida.  Recently he has been listed as one of the notable alumni of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
- Indian School Certificate St. Francis' College, Lucknow in 1966
- Bachelor's degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1972.
- Master's degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1974.
- Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida, USA in 1979.
Books and writings
- "1970s America - an Indian Student's Journey"
- "Nature of Human Thought"
- "Romance of Innovation - A human interest story of doing R&D in rural setting″
- "A Life of an ordinary Indian - An exercise in self-importance"
- Anil K Rajvanshi Profile
- "Jamnalal Bajaj Awards Archive". Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation.
- Globe Award to Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute
- Gator Engineering Honors Distinguished Alumnus Awardees
- Anil Rajvanshi receives distinguished alumnus award from University of Florida/
- Notable Alumni of IIT Kanpur
- Anil Rajvanshi profile
- Book review
- Nature of Human Thought book
- Google book
- Book review in Daily Mail
- Book review in Current Science
- A Life of an ordinary Indian - An exercise in self-importance
- Anil Rajvanshi - Master
- Dr. Anil K Rajvanshi