Sagar Mitra

Sagar Mitra

Academic Background:

  • Ph.D, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India in 2004

Contact Address:

Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay, Powai Mumbai 400 076, India Office: ME G-19 (ground Floor) Phone: +9122 2576 7849

+ 91-22-2576 8849 (Res)

Research Interest:

  • Lithium ion Battery, electrode materials, electrolyte, fabrication
  • Na-ion batteries, electrode materials, fabrication
  • Metal Sulphur Batteries for large scale storage
  • Hybrid Ionic electrolyte
  • Commercial scale battery research
  • Lithium ion battery analysis

Courses Offered:

  • Introduction to Energy System Engineering
  • Renewable Technologies
  • Thermodynamics and Energy Conversion
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemistry for Energy Science
  • Electrochemistry of Fuel cells
  • Electrochemical Energy Storage

List of Publications:

  1. The Study of Higher Discharge Capacity, Phase Transition and Relative Structural Stability in Li2FeSiO4 Cathode upon Lithium Extraction using Experimental and Theoretical Approach and Full cell Prototype Study"; Singh, Shivani; K, Anish Raj; Panda, Manas; Sen, Raja; Johari, Priya; Sinha, Anil; Meena, Sher Singh; Mitra, Sagar; ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2(9), 6584-6598, 2019.
  2. Blocks of molybdenum ditelluride: A high rate anode for sodium-ion battery and full cell prototype study; Manas Ranjan Panda, Anish Raj K, Arnab Ghosh, Ajit Kumar, Divyamahalakshmi Muthuraj, Supriya Sau, Wenzhi Yu, Yupeng Zhang, A K Sinha, Matthew Weyland, Qiaoliang Bao*, Sagar Mitra*; NanoEnergy, 64, 103951, 2019.
  3. Mechanism of Na-​Ion Storage in BiOCl Anode and the Sodium-​Ion Battery Formation; Dutta, Prasit Kumar; Myung, Yoon; Kulangaramadom Venkiteswaran, Rohini; Mehdi, Layla; Browning, Nigel; Banerjee, Parag; Mitra, Sagar; Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123(18), 11500-11507, 2019.
  4. Three-​Dimensionally Reinforced Freestanding Cathode for High-​Energy Room-​Temperature Sodium-​Sulfur Batteries;Ghosh, Arnab; Kumar, Ajit; Roy, Amlan; Panda, Manas Ranjan; Kar, Mega; MacFarlane, Douglas R.; Mitra, Sagar; ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces; 11(15), 14101-14109, 2019.
  5. Dual Layered Material and Doped Heterostructure SnS-Sn:Sb2S3 as Efficient Energy Material: The Insights of Diffusion Doping; Bera, Suman; Roy, Amlan; Guria, Amit; Mitra, Sagar; Pradhan, Narayan; J.Phys.Chem.Lett., 10, 1024−1030, 2019.
  6. High-energy room temperature sodium-sulfur battery enabled by sodium polysulfide catholyte and MnO2 nanoarrays decorated carbon cloth ; Ajit Kumar, Arnab Ghosh, Amlan Roy, Manas Ranjan Panda, Maria Forsyth,* Douglas R. MacFarlane* and Sagar Mitra*; Energy Storage Materials,20, Pages 196-202, 2019.
  7. "Nanostructured Vanadium Tri-oxides, as a Long life and High Performance Anode for Sodium-ion Battery"; Ananta Sarkar, Anil Kumar Sinha and Sagar Mitra; Electrochimica Acta 299, 914-925, 2019.
  8. "N, S doped carbon cloth as current collector and polysulfide immobilizer for advanced magnesium-sulfur batteries' by Divyamahalakshmi Muthuraj, Arnab Ghosh, Ajit Kumar and Sagar Mitra*; in ChemElectroChem, 6(3), 684-689, 2019.
  9. "Bio-derived Mesoporous Disordered Carbon: An Excellent Anode in Sodium-ion battery and full-cell Lab Prototype" by Anish Raj K, Manas Ranjan Panda, Dimple P. Dutta* and Sagar Mitra* in Carbon 143, 402-412, 2019.
  10. Covalent Organic Framework-based Microspheres as Anode Material for Rechargeable Sodium Batteries; Bidhan Chandra Patra, Sabuj Kanti Das, Arnab Ghosh, Anish Raj K, Parikshit Moitra, Matthew Addicoat, Sagar Mitra*, Asim Bhaumik,* Santanu Bhattacharya*, and Anirban Pradhan*; in Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 6, 16655 - 16663, 2018.
  11. High-performance Sodium Anode Comprised of Few-Layer of MoSe2 and N, P Doped Reduced Graphene Oxide Composites; Amlan Roy, Arnab Ghosh, Ajit Kumar and Sagar Mitra; Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, 5(9), 2189-2197.2018.
  12. Role of N-Propyl-N-Methyl Pyrrolidinium bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)imide as an Electrolyte Additive in Sodium Battery Electrochemistry; C. V. Manohar, Maria Forsyth, Douglas R. MacFarlane and Sagar Mitra; Energy Technology, 6, 2232 –2237, 2018.
  13. Sustainable one step process of making carbon-free TiO2 anode and sodium-ion battery electrochemistry" by Tandeep S. Chadha, Prasit Kumar Dutta, Ramesh Raliya, Sagar Mitra, Pratim Biswas: Sustainable Energy & Fuels; 2,1582, 2018.
  14. "Passivation Behaviour of Aluminum Current Collector in Ionic Liquid Alkyl Carbonate (hybrid) Electrolytes" Sowmiya Theivaprakasam, Gaetan Girard, Patrick Howlett, Maria Forysth, Douglas MacFarlane, Sagar Mitra; NPJ Materials Degradation; 2(1), 1-9, 2018.
  15. "Ionic liquid electrolytes supporting high energy density in sodium-ion batteries based on sodium vanadium phosphate composites" by C V Manohara, Tiago Correia Mendes, Mega Kar , Dabin wang, Changlong Xiao, Maria Forsyth, Sagar Mitra, Douglas R. MacFarlane; Chem. Comm., 54, 3500-3503, 2018.
  16. "An Aqueous Ca-ion Full Cell Comprising BaHCF Cathode and MCMB Anode" by Md. Adil, Prasit Dutta, and Sagar Mitra; Chemistry Select, 3(13), 3687-3690, 2018.
  17. "Efficient Conversion of Sand to Nano-Silicon and Si-C Composite Anode Design for High Volumetric Capacity Lithium-Ion Battery" Mohammad Furquan; Anish K Raj; S Vijayalakshmi; Sagar Mitra, J. Power Sources; 382, 56-68, 2018.
  18. "Reversible Mg insertion into Chevrel Phase Mo6S8 cathode: Preparation, Electrochemistry and X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Study"; Divyamahalakshmi Muthuraj and Sagar Mitra, Materials Research Bulletin 101, 167-174, 2018.
  19. "Stability enhancing ionic liquid hybrid electrolyte for NVP@C cathode based sodium batteries"; C V Manohar, Anish Raj K, Mega Kar, Maria Forsyth, Douglas R. MacFarlane, Sagar Mitra; Sustainable Energy and Fuels; 2(3), 566-576. 2018.
  20. In-situ surface coating of squaric acid with conductive polyaniline as high capacity and sustainable organic lithium battery anode; Arnab Ghosh and Sagar Mitra; ChemElectroChem 5(1), 159-165, 2018.

Work Experiance:

  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay from March 2009
  • "Principal Electrochemist" at Replisaurus Technologies, Sweden (2006-2009)
  • Post Doctoral Fellow at UPS and UJV, France (2004-2006)

Current Students:

  • Antara, Prasit, Divya, Ajit, Manas, Arnab, Adil, Amlan,Akash, Abhinanda,Sau, Govind, Manoj,
  • Graduated: Alok, Uttam, Sudeep, Sonal (co-guide), Pavan S. Veluri, Shivani, Swoumiya,Manohar, Ananta,Arpan (co-guide), Furquan