Atin Kumar Pathak, Researcher, School of Energy Management, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) has been declared qualified for the award of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D) in Energy Management.The candidate worked on the topic, titled “Solar Energy Utilization for Wastewater Treatment and its Applications” under the supervisions of Dr. Vineet V. Tyagi, Head, School of Energy Management, SMVDU, and Dr. Sanjeev Anand, Associate Dean R&D, and Faculty, School of Energy Management, SMVDU. The candidate has published scientific research papers in SCI & Scopus-Indexed journals and published book chapters with international and national publishers. Atin Kumar Pathak is an awardee of the National DST-INSPIRE Fellowship (JRF and SRF), granted by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India (GoI), he thanked the DST-INSPIRE scheme program for granting the fellowship and providing financial support. Prof. (Dr.) R.K. Sinha, Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU; Dean, FoE, Prof. V. K. Bhatt, Dr. Ankush Anand, and other committee members congratulated the scholar and wished him a bright future ahead.