Dr. Chetan Singh Solanki, besides being a Professor at the Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay is also an educator, innovator, researcher, entrepreneur, author and philosopher, known for his work in the solar sector. He is currently leading two projects namely- National Center for Photovoltaic Research and Education (NCPRE) and Solar Urja through Localization for Sustainability (SoULS). He has published over 100 research papers in reputed international journals. He has 4 US patents and 4 books on solar and renewable energy. He also led the Student Solar Ambassador Workshop on 2nd October 2018. More than 5,700 students from 132 schools participated in this event, which also got the Guinness World Record for “Most LED lights lit simultaneously”.