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. Dhariwal, J. and Banerjee, R., 'An approach for building design optimization using design of experiments', Building Simulation, Springer Nature, (10)3, pp 323-336, June 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s12273-016-0334-z
  2. Debnath R., Bardhan R., Banerjee R, Taming the killer in the kitchen: mitigating household air pollution from solid-fuel cooking through built-environment’, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, (19)3, pp 705-719, April 2017. DOI:10.1007/s10098-016-1251-7
  3. Nakarmi, A.M, Mishra, T. and Banerjee, R. Integrated MAED-MARKAL-based analysis of future energy scenarios of Nepal, International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 35(10), 968-981, 2016
  4. Debnath, R., Barthan, R. and Banerjee, R., Investigating the age of air in rural Indian kitchens for sustainable built-environment design, Journal of Building Energy, 7, 320-333, September 2016. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2016.07.011
  5. Yadav, D. and Banerjee, R., A review of solar thermochemical processes, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 54, 497–532, February 2016.
  6. Sahoo, S.S., Singh, S., Banerjee, R., Thermal hydraulic simulation of absorber tubes in linear Fresnel reflector solar thermal system using RELA, Renewable Energy, (86) 507-516, February 2016.
  7. Nayak, J.K., Kedare, S.B., Banerjee, R., Bandyopadhyay, S., Desai, N.B., Paul, S. and Kapila, A., A 1 MW national solar thermal research cum demonstration facility at Gwalpahari, Haryana, India, Current Science, Vol. 109, No. 8, 1445-1457, October 2015.
  8. Kanitkar, T., Banerjee, R., and Jayaraman, T., Impact of economic structure on mitigation targets for developing countries, Energy for Sustainable Development, (26) 56–61, June 2015.
  9. Singh, R., and Banerjee, R., Estimation of rooftop solar photovoltaic potential of a city, Solar Energy, Vol. 115, 589-602, May 2015

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)