Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan, PhD, PE is a Full Professor with tenure in the Department of
Industrial and Management Systems Engineering,
Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
at West Virginia University
and director of its
Industrial Assessment Center.
He is a Certified Energy Manager
CEM, a registered Professional Engineer in West Virginia, a Certified Practitioner
in Industrial Energy Management Systems
CPEnMS, a certified
LEED Green Associate, a qualified instructor for the Fundamentals of Compressed
Compressed Air Challenge and a U.S. Department of Energy qualified specialist
in Advanced Manufacturing Office Technology Deployment software tools like
PHAST (process heating),
PSAT (pumps) and
These attributes have enabled Gopalakrishnan to lead the highly successful IAC far beyond its founding mission. He also serves on the board of directors for the Institute of Energy Management Professionals.