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Girja Sharan Discusses Background and Work in Agricultural Engineering

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  • Date Added : 3/23/2007
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Girja Sharan

  • Professor, Indian Institute of Management - Ahmedabad (IIMA)
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  • Asian
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Biography

Girja Sharan is a professor in the Indian Institute of Management at Ahmedabad in India.

His work is in controlled environment agriculture in hot, arid areas, earth tube heat exchangers, and solar energy application. He teaches mathematical modeling and simulation.

Girja Sharan received his bachelor's degree in agricultural engineering from Allahabad Agricultural Institute, his Master's in agricultural engineering from Guelph and his Ph.D. in agrciultural engineering from Cornell University.

I'm an agricultural engineer and my work actually is in making agriculture more profitable by using technology in hot and arid areas. So my main researches are, how can hot and arid areas be made more productive by using recent advances of science and engineering. One of the main work that I have ...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 8 Girja Sharan Discusses Background and Work in Agricultural Engineering
  • Girja Sharan - Interview - Indian Institute of Management
  • 3/23/2007
  • Girja Sharan
  • 2 min. 1 sec.
Video 2 of 8 Girja Sharan States His Work Focuses on Solving Problems That Affect Large Groups of People
  • Girja Sharan - Interview - Indian Institute of Management
  • 3/23/2007
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  • 2 min. 14 sec.
Video 3 of 8 Girja Sharan Discusses Excitement In Solving Problems
  • Girja Sharan - Interview - Indian Institute of Management
  • 3/23/2007
  • Girja Sharan
  • 1 min. 50 sec.
Video 4 of 8 Girja Sharan Shares Story Of How Solving Problems Often Requires People To Have a More Open Mind
  • Girja Sharan - Interview - Indian Institute of Management
  • 3/23/2007
  • Girja Sharan
  • 4 min. 1 sec.
Video 5 of 8 Girja Sharan Shares Example of Setting Up a Solar Kitchen
  • Girja Sharan - Interview - Indian Institute of Management
  • 3/23/2007
  • Girja Sharan
  • 2 min. 17 sec.
Video 6 of 8 Girja Sharan States Importance of Deploying Engineering Talent To Solve The Problems Of People With Limited Resources
  • Girja Sharan - Interview - Indian Institute of Management
  • 3/23/2007
  • Girja Sharan
  • 2 min. 21 sec.
Video 7 of 8 Girja Sharan Shares Thoughts on An Engineering Career Path
  • Girja Sharan - Interview - Indian Institute of Management
  • 3/23/2007
  • Girja Sharan
  • 4 min. 1 sec.
Video 8 of 8 Girja Sharan Discusses Desire For Undergraduate Engineering Students To Have More Exposure To Worldwide Problems
  • Girja Sharan - Interview - Indian Institute of Management
  • 3/23/2007
  • Girja Sharan
  • 2 min. 56 sec.