Vision & Mission

The research mission of the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies is to :

  • To be at the vanguard of becoming an International Centre of Excellence in the areas of Alternate & Renewable Energy, Oil & Natural Gas and Infrastructure & Project Finance
  • Create a progressive research environment to attract highest quality researchers, and prepare the next generation of skilled and ethical professionals, by providing excellent education and training to compete in the diverse global market.
  • Develop a strategic intellectual property portfolio to answer important questions and contribute to the social, political, environmental and economic growth of Uttarakhand, India and the World at large.
  • Explore, manage and offer partnership for strategic collaboration across the world from business and industry, public sector, consumers to policy-makers.
  • Offer a wide variety of off-campus training programs, including the use of information technology for individual and group development by propagating research triggered applications.

R&D @ UPES is actively convoluted with variety of research domains ranging from basic science to applied and industry oriented research.  R&D has recorded exceptional growth in terms of publications, with funding from several national and international bodies.

R&D@ UPES has received the financial support from DST, MNRE, UCOST, DBT, IOCL, ONGC, ABB, etc. and has  an up-to-date database of network for faculty members to map relevant people in various institutions across the country and globe for collaborative research projects.


R&D have implemented the ‘Sophisticated Instruments Lab’ for all the researchers to make use of the all the facilities available in the university in a pro-rata basis.