Dr. Surendra Poonia is presently working as Senior Scientist (Physics), Division of Agricultural Engineering and Renewable Energy, ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur. Born on 1st January, 1975. He did his M.Sc (Physics) in X-Ray Spectroscopy and Solid State Physics in 1998 and Ph. D in X-Ray Emission Spectroscopy during 2002 from Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, India. Dr. Poonia was awarded four times Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) young Scientist award during 2001, 2003, 2004 and 2005. He has also done considerable work on heat transfer, thermal physics, energy saving and energy conservation. He brought out more than 150 publications in national and international reputed and refereed Journals of Physics and Renewable Energy, 3 books, 15 book chapters and 10 technical research bulletins. Dr. Poonia is member of various National and International Scientific societies. He is also referee of several International and National Journal of Physics and Energy.