Harcourt Butler Technical University (popularly known as HBTU) is a government technical university located at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh in India. The HBTU was named after Sir Spencer Harcourt Butler, governor of the United Provinces in British India. All Its programs have been conferred in autonomous status under the university. It is one of the oldest engineering institutes in the country and holds the ISO 9001:2000 certification. It offers Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral programs in engineering, as well as Masters programs in Business Administration, and Computer Applications.
HBTU is one of the most reputed and sought after Technical university in the state of Uttar Pradesh, and the best engineering college available through the JEE-MAINS examination. HBTU has been ranked as the 45th best Engineering College of India in the Edu-Rand Rankings of 2015. Academic staff is 110, Undergraduates are 1920, Campus Urban East Campus is 77 acres (31 ha) and West Campus is 271 acres (110 ha). Oil Technology is the oldest course being offered by the college.
Till 1970, HBTU also conducted courses in Sugar Technology, Textile Technology, and Glass Technology, but subsequently, three new institutes — the National Sugar Institute, Government Central Textile Institute, now known as Uttar Pradesh Textile Technology Institute, and Glass Institute-were created out of the respective departments.
In addition to bachelor level programs, MCA, M.Tech. (part-time and regular), MBA (through STEP-HBTU), and Doctoral programs in several disciplines of engineering, technology, and basic sciences are available.
Besides playing an academic role, the institute runs research programs sponsored by government institutions and other research organizations. The institute is a QIP (Quality Improvement Programme of MHRD, Govt. of India) centre for offering Ph.D. programme in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Electronics Engineering with two seats in each discipline for teachers. STEP is a project sponsored and managed by HBTU with Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India, New Delhi.
It is financed by financial institutions like IDBI, IFCI, and ICICI with active funding from the government of Uttar Pradesh, through its Department of Science & Technology, and Department of Industries. HBTU alumni are popularly known as Harcourtians.
The departments have their own associations composed of students, alumni and faculty members. They are headed by a faculty convener and a president and secretary from among the students. HBTU is host to several national, international and state-level conferences, seminars and programs-jointly organised by departments of the college and organisations like IEI, OTAI, PACT, and several departments of U.P. and Indian government, etc.
The following is the list of scholars from Harcourt Butler Technological Institute who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Harcourt Butler Technological Institute that are published in OMICS International journals.