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Sachin Nimbalkar

R&D Staff, RCIEE Group
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

This speaker was a visiting speaker who delivered a talk or talks on the date(s) shown at the links below. This speaker is not otherwise associated with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, unless specifically identified as a Berkeley Lab staff member.


Dr. Sachin Nimbalkar has more than seven years of professional experience which includes working as a R&D Scientist at U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Dr. Nimbalkar provides technical support to DOE AMO’s Better Buildings, Better Plants Partners (such as GM, Navistar, etc.) through energy road map development, baselining analysis, In-Plant Trainings, field visits to investigate feasible measures to reduce process energy requirements. Dr. Nimbalkar assists AMO’s international activities through technical program management support, planning and development of tools and materials. Dr. Nimbalkar held several training workshops and webinars throughout India, China, and Costa Rica covering energy efficiency in process heat systems, waste heat recovery from industrial process heating equipment and DOE’s Process Heating Assessment and Survey Tool (PHAST). He is an active member of Sigma Xi, ASME, and SAE since 2010. Dr. Nimbalkar has achieved the “Qualified Specialist” recognition in using three key DOE energy efficiency software tools – the Process Heating Assessment and Survey Tool (PHAST), the Pump System Assessment Tool (PSAT), and the Steam System Assessment Tool (SSAT).  These are comprehensive tools used to evaluate energy savings improvements in pump, process heating, and steam systems. Dr. Nimbalkar received his PhD and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.