Window Mounted Solar Oven

(Student Name: Avinash Prabune, M.des, IDC)


Our student’s concept was to make cookers for urban apartment dwellers. This sleek looking appliance that is as “convenient as a microwave oven”. Can be mounted on any south facing window, for quick cooking—reaching 120 degrees in about 20 minutes. It removes the requirement of a large open terrace or garden, as well as the need to continuously check and change the cookers directions, while drastically cutting down cooking time.





Window-mounted Solar Cooker project by our student, Avinash Prabhune, has won the Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award/Appreciation 2018. The award function was held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 19th March 2018, where Dr. R.A. Malshekar, Chairperson of the Research Advisory Committee, SRISTI and NIF felicitated the awardees in the presence of the Hon’ble President Shri Ram Nath Kovind.


Designed By :  Avinash Prabhune, IDC Student
Product Development :  Avinash Prabhune, Project Manager; Prakash S. , Project Manager; Aniket Bhagat, CAD Support – Design Innovation Center (DIC)
Guided by Prof. B. K. Chakravarthy
Supported by: Design Innovation Center (DIC)

7 thoughts on “Window Mounted Solar Oven

  1. kruegerian

    Is there a timeline for this product’s availability to the public? I collect and use solar cookers and made my own through-the-wall cooker, and this one would be great to set alongside my rather conventional wall cooker here in Minnesota (44.5N, 93.2W) USA. Thanks for any insight! Also, hope that it can be shared on the Solar Cookers Worldwide Network Facebook page and YahooGroup?


    1. avinash

      thank you kruegerian,
      We are working on the mass-production phase of this new Solar Oven, thank you for your word of appricitiation, soon this product will available to market.


      1. kruegerian

        Any update on possible production of this cooker? I would be happy to buy a working prototype for our Museum of Solar Cooking. Email me – kruegerian (at) gmail (dot) com , we can discuss possibilities.


  2. Tom Sponheim

    We want to feature your new design in Top News in the Solar Cooking Wiki. Can you provide a short paragraph telling of your upcoming plans with contact information? Please send it to


    Tom Sponheim
    Solar Cookers International



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