Sagar Mitra

Sagar Mitra

Academic Background:

  • Ph.D, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India in 2004
  • M.S, Calcutta University, India in 1997
  • B.S, Calcutta University, India in 1995

Contact Address:

Department of Energy Science and Engineering IIT Bombay, Powai Mumbai 400 076, India Office: ME 104 C 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. "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-accepted on 5 Jan 2018.
  2. Exceptionally high Sodium-ion Battery Cathode Capacity-Based on Doped Ammonium Vanadium Oxide and Full Cell SIB Prototype Study; Ananta Sarkar, Sudeep Sarkar and Sagar Mitra; J.Mater.Chem.A,2017,5,24929. [This article is part of the themed collection: 2017 Journal of Materials Chemistry A HOT Papers]
  3. 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, (accepted Oct 2017)
  4. Sulfur Co-polymer a New Cathode Structure for Room Temperature Sodium-Sulfur Batteries; Ghosh, Arnab; Shukla, Swapnil; Monisha, Monisha; Kumar, Ajit; Lochab, Bimlesh; Mitra, Sagar; ACS Energy Letters, 2 (10), pp 2478–2485, 2017. [Most Read Articles of this month]
  5. Advanced Sodium Storage Property in Exfoliated MoO3 Anode: The Stability and Performance Improvement by in-situ Impedance Mapping; Amlan Roy, Prasit Dutta and Sagar Mitra; J. Materials Chemistry A, 5, 20491–20496, 2017.
  6. Impact of Cl doping on electrochemical performance in orthosilicate (Li2FeSiO4): A DFT supported experimental approach": Singh, Shivani; Raj, Anish; Sen, Raja; Johari, Priya; Mitra, Sagar, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9 (32), pp 26885–26896, 2017.
  7. Understanding the Behavior of LiCoO2 Cathodes at Extended Potentials in Ionic Liquid - Alkyl Carbonate Hybrid Electrolytes; by Theivaprakasam, Sowmiya; Wu, Jimmy; Pramudita, James; Sharma, Neeraj; Macfarlane, Douglas; Mitra, Sagar; J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121 (29), pp 15630–15638.
  8. "Intermediate Phases in Sodium Intercalation into MoS2 Nanosheets and Their Implications for Sodium-Ion Battery" Q. Li, Z. Yao, J. Wu, S. Mitra, S. Hao, T. S. Sahu, Y, Li, C. Wolverton and V-P. Dravid; NanoEnergy; 38, 342–349, 2017.
  9. Electrolytes For Lithium Ion Batteries, and the same: by Sowmiya T, Sagar Mitra and Douglas Mac Farlane-Indian Patent file no 201721017681 dated 19/05/17.
  10. "Controlled 3D Carbon Nanotube Architecture Coated with MoOx Material by ALD technique: A High Energy Density Lithium-ion Battery Electrode" By Arpan Dhara, Shaibal K. Sarkar, Sagar Mitra, Advanced Materials Interfaces, accepted on 5th May 2017.
  11. Efficient Sodium Storage: Experimental Study of Anode with Additive-free Ether-based Electrolyte System; Prasit Dutta and Sagar Mitra; J. Power Sources, 349,152–162, 2017
  12. Conversion Anode and Intercalation Cathode Based High Rate Capable Full cell Lithium-ion Battery; Pavan S Veluri and Sagar Mitra, ChemElectroChem (2017), 4(3), 686-691.
  13. Exfoliated MoS2 Nanosheets Confined in 3-D Hierarchical Carbon Nanotube@Graphene Architecture with Superior Sodium-Ion Storage; Tuhin Subhra Sahu, Qianqian Li, Jinsong Wu, Vinayak P Dravid and Sagar Mitra; J. Materials Chemistry A, (2017), 5(1), 355-363.
  14. A Facile Bottom-up Approach to Construct Hybrid Flexible Cathode Scaffold for High Performance Lithium-Sulfur Batteries"; Ghosh, Arnab; Manjunatha, Revanasiddappa ; kumar, Rajat; Mitra, Sagar, ACS Applied Materials Interfaces, (2016), 8(49), 33775-33785.
  15. Sonochemical Synthesis of Nanostructured Spinel Li4Ti5O12 Negative Insertion Material for Li-ion and Na-ion Batteries; Swatilekha Ghosh; Sagar Mitra; Prabeer Barpanda; Electrochimica Acta, (2016), 222, 898-903.
  16. Iron Phosphide (FeP) Synthesis, and Full Cell Lithium-ion Battery Study with [Li(NiMnCo)O2] Cathode; Pavan S. Veluri and Sagar Mitra; RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 87675 - 87679.
  17. Preparation, Structure Study and Electrochemistry of Layered H2V3O8 Materials: High Capacity Lithium-Ion Battery Cathode; Sudeep Sarkar; Arghya Bhowmik; Jaysree Pan; Mridula Dixit; Sagar Mitra, J. Power Sources, 329,179-189, 2016.
  18. Conversion anode and intercalation cathode based high rate capable full cell for lithium ion battery; Pavan S. Veluri and Sagar Mitra; Indian Patent (Application No.201621027395) dt. 11 August 2016
  19. Cardanol benzoxazines- a sustainable/alternative linker to chemically bound elemental sulphur to form sustainable feedstock for polymers; Swapnil Shukla, Arnab Ghosh, Prasun Kumar Roy, Sagar Mitra and Bimlesh Lochab; Polymer; 99,349-357, 2016.
  20. "METHOD OF PREPARING SILICON FROM SAND" by Mohammad Furquan, Savithri Vijayalakshmi and Sagar Mitra, US Patent, Application No. 15171226. Filed on 2 June 2016.
  21. "An alternative process for nitric oxide and hydrogen production using metal oxides" by Sonal K Thengane; Santanu Bandyopadhyay; Sagar Mitra; Sankar Bhattacharya; Andrew Hoadley, Chemical Engineering Research and Design; 112,36-45, 2016.
  22. Solvent Transfer of Graphene Oxide for Synthesis of Tin mono-sulfide Graphene Composite and application as Anode of Lithium-ion Battery; Alokmani Tripathi and Sagar Mitra, Journal of Materials Science and Engineering-B. 2016. (DOI: 10.1016/j.mseb.2016.03.006.)
  23. Sustainable Sulfur-rich Copolymer/Graphene Composite as Lithium-Sulfur Battery Cathode with Excellent Electrochemical Performance" Arnab Ghosh, Swapnil Shukla, Gaganpreet Singh Khosla, Bimlesh Lochab & Sagar Mitra; Scientific Reports, 6:25207, 2016.
  24. "Intercalation Based Tungsten Disulfide (WS2) Li-ion Battery Anode Grown by Atomic Layer Deposition" Dip K. Nandi, Uttam K. Sen, Arpan Dhara, Sagar Mitra and Saibal K. Sarkar; RSC Advances, 6, 38024-38032, 2016.
  25. Cardanol benzoxazine-Sulphur Copolymers for Li-S batteries: Symbiosis of Sustainability and Performance by Swapnil Shukla,Arnab Ghosh, Uttam Kumar Sen, Prasun Kumar Roy, Sagar Mitra and Bimlesh Lochab, Chemistry Select, 1 (3), 594–600, 2016.
  26. Exergy efficiency improvement in hydrogen production process by recovery of chemical energy versus thermal energy by Thengane, Sonal K.; Hoadley, Andrew; Bhattacharya, Sankar; Mitra, Sagar; Bandyopadhyay, Santanu; Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 1-14, 2016.

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:

  • Shivani, Antara, Prasit, Divya, Sowmiya, Manohar, Ananta, Ajit, Manas, Arnab, Adil, Amlan, Arpan (co-guide)
  • Graduated: Alok, Uttam, Sudeep, Sonal (co-guide), Pavan S. Veluri