Dr. D. Yogi Goswami
Dr. D. Yogi Goswami serves as an executive consultant to Holtec International’s advanced clean energy technologies. He provides invaluable contributions for the research and development of Holtec’s green boiler technology and SMR-300 small modular reactor. He is also leading Holtec’s drive to develop a commercially competitive solar energy concentrator and thermal energy delivery system.
Dr. Goswami is an internationally-recognized expert in solar energy and energy storage technologies with over 45 years of academic and industrial experience. Dr. Goswami has made prodigious contributions to these fields by publishing 423 technical papers and 23 books. His book, “Principles of Solar Engineering,” now in its 4th edition, is widely recognized as a classic. He has also been granted 34 patents.
Since 2005, he has been a distinguished university professor and director of the University of South Florida’s Clean Energy Center. Prior to that, Dr. Goswami conducted research in clean energy at the University of Florida and at North Carolina A&T University.
Dr. Goswami received a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University (1975) and a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn (1971).
For eighteen years, Dr. Goswami served as the editor-in-chief of the preeminent scientific journal “Solar Energy.” He is currently the editor-in-chief of “Solar Compass,” the journal of the International Solar Alliance and Elsevier.
Dr. Goswami is a recipient of the highest energy related awards issued by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the American Solar Energy Society (ASES), the International Solar Energy Society (ISES), the American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES) and more than 50 other awards and certificates from major engineering and scientific societies. The AAES also awarded Dr. Goswami the Joan Hodges Queneau Palladium Medal for engineering achievements for environmental conservation.
Dr. Goswami is a fellow and honorary member of ASME, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), ASES, ISES and the National Academy of Inventors. Other memberships include the Pan American Academy of Engineering, the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida, and the Florida’s Inventors’ Hall of Fame.
Dr. Goswami has served as a governor and senior vice president of ASME-International, president of the ISES and president of the International Association for Solar Energy Education (IASEE). He has also been a frequent adviser to the Government of India on solar energy development matters.