Rangan Banerjee

Rangan Banerjee

Head of the Department


Academic Background:

  • B.Tech (Mechanical) from IIT Bombay
  • PhD (Mechanical Engg.) from IIT Bombay

Contact Address:

Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400076

+91-22-2576 7883


Research Interest:

  • Energy Management & Energy Efficiency
  • Demand Side Management
  • Energy Modelling
  • Power Systems Planning
  • Energy Planning and Policy
  • Cogeneration
  • Fuel cell / Hydrogen storage

Courses Offered:

  • EN 110 :Fundamental of Energy Engineering
  • EN 606:Energy Resources, Economics & Environment
  • EN 618:Energy Systems Modelling and Analysis
  • EN 607:Energy Management
  • EN 642:Power Generation and Systems Planning
  • MG 632:Technology Assessment and Forecasting
  • EN 402:Introduction to Energy Engineering

List of Publications:

  1. Yadav, D., and Banerjee, R., (2018) Economic assessment of hydrogen production from solar driven high-temperature steam electrolysis process, Journal of Cleaner Production, (in Press), available online February 17, 2018.
  2. Nandi, B.R., Bandyopadhyay, S., Banerjee, R., (2018) Numerical modeling and analysis of dual medium thermocline thermal energy storage, Journal of Energy Storage, 16, pp 218-230. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2018.01.020
  3. Das, J., Abraham, A. P., Ghosh, P.C. and Banerjee, R., (2018) Life cycle energy and carbon footprint analysis of photovoltaic battery microgrid system in India, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, (20)1, pp 65-80. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10098-017-1456-4
  4. Jacob, A. S., Banerjee, R., Ghosh, P. C., (2018) Sizing of hybrid energy storage system for a PV based microgrid through design space approach, Applied Energy, 212, pp. 640-653. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.12.040
  5. Singh, R., and Banerjee, R., (2017) Impact of large-scale rooftop solar PV integration: An algorithm for hydrothermal-solar scheduling (HTSS), Solar Energy, 157, pp. 988-1004. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2017.09.021
  6. Dhariwal, J. and Banerjee, R., (2017) An approach for building design optimization using design of experiments’, Building Simulation, Springer Nature, (10)3, pp 323-336, June 2017. DOI: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12273-016-0334-z
  7. Debnath R., Bardhan R., Banerjee R, (2017) Taming the killer in the kitchen: mitigating household air pollution from solid-fuel cookstoves through building design’, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy’, (19)3, pp 705-719, April 2017. DOI: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10098-016-1251-7

Work Experiance:

  • Professor (Forbes Marshall Chair Professor since) March 2003-till date
  • June 1997 - Associate Professor
  • July 1994 - Assistant Professor
  • October 1993 - Joined IIT Bombay as ‘Visiting Assistant Professor”
  • Assistant Professor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai (1992 Oct.-1993 Oct.)
  • Senior Engineer, Engineers India Ltd.(R&D) (1991 - 1992)
  • Research Associate, Tata Energy Research Institute, Delhi (1990 - 1991)
  • Research Associate, Centre for Applied Systems Analysis in Development, Pune (1986 - 1987)
  • Management Trainee, Cadbury’s India (1986)