Core Faculty

Balasubramaniam Kavaipatti

bala.ramanathan@iitb.ac.in

Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay, Mumbai 400076, (Internal(O)) : (0091 22) - 2576-7808

Research Interests:

Cheap and abundant materials for Photovoltaic applications, Defect chemistry of transparent conductors, Bandgap engineering of materials for photoelectrochemical energy conversion, Solid oxide fuel cell cathode materials to study surface processes

Chetan Singh Solanki

chetanss@iitb.ac.in

Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400076, (Internal(O)) : (0091 22) - 2576-7895, +91-22-2576 7895

Research Interests:

Solar Photovoltaic, Thin-film silicon solar cells, PV solar concentrator, PV module cleaning, Carbon nano tubes (CNT)

Dayadeep Monder

dmonder@iitb.ac.in

Department of Energy Science and Engineering IIT Bombay, Phone: +91 22-2576-7864

Research Interests:

Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs), Detailed reaction models for SOFC electrochemistry , Sulfur poisoning of SOFCs, First principles catalysis and ab–initio thermodynamics

J. K. Nayak

jknayak@iitb.ac.in

Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400 076, (Internal(O)) : (0091 22) - 2576-7881

Research Interests:

Solar thermal energy, Passive solar architecture

Manaswita Bose

manaswita.bose@iitb.ac.in

Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400 076, India. Office: Room. No-5, Old Stationery Block, Opp. CSRE Building,, Ph-:+91-22-2576-7847

Research Interests:

Flow of Granular Materials , Complex Fluid Dynamics & Multiphase Flows, Molecular Dynamic Simulation of Particulate Flows , Coal Gasification and Combustion

Manoj Neergat

nmanoj@iitb.ac.in

Department of Energy Science and Engineering IIT Bombay, Powai Mumbai 400 076, India, Phone (Internal(O)) : (0091 22) - 2576-7893

Research Interests:

Fuel cells - Direct Methanol Fuel cells, and Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells, Precious metal and Non-precious metal catalysts, Microbial Fuel Cells

Prakash Chandra Ghosh

pcghosh@iitb.ac.in

Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay, Powai Mumbai 400 076, India,, Phone (Internal(O)) : (0091 22) - 2576-7896

Research Interests:

Hydrogen production from renewable sources, Development of low temperature hybrid fuel cells, Optimum design of fuel cells systems , CFD modelling of fuel cells to optimised the flow field pattern , Development of non-destructive methodologies for testing fuel cells, Development of membrane based humidifier to design compact fuel cells, Development of HT-PEFC

Pratibha Sharma

pratibha_sharma@iitb.ac.in

Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay, Powai Mumbai 400 076, India,, Phone (Internal(O)) : (0091 22) - 2576-7898

Research Interests:

Solid State Hydrogen Storage Materials, Fluorescent Core shelled Nano structures for Photovoltaics , Materials for Photovoltaic Applications, Ion Irradiation

Rajesh Gupta

rajeshgupta@iitb.ac.in

Department of Energy Science and Engineering IIT Bombay, Powai Mumbai 400 076, India, Tel: +91-22-25767837 (Off.)

Research Interests:

Characterization, modeling and simulation of solar cells and modules, Performance and Reliability of Photovoltaic, Photovoltaic Instrumentation, Infrared Thermography

Rangan Banerjee

Head of the Department

rangan@iitb.ac.in

Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay, Mumbai 400076, , +91-22-2576 7883

Research Interests:

Energy Management & Energy Efficiency, Demand Side Management , Energy Modelling , Power Systems Planning, Energy Planning and Policy

Sagar Mitra

sagar.mitra@iitb.ac.in

Department of Energy Science and Engineering IIT Bombay, Powai Mumbai 400 076, India Office: ME 210 A Phone: +9122 2576 7849, +91-22-25767849(Off.)

Research Interests:

Nanostructured Materials-synthesis, organization and integration, Lithium ion Batteries, Na-ion and Magnesium ion batteries, LiS and room temperature Na-S battery for large scale storage, Hybrid Ionic electrolyte for battery applications, Battery electrode design and fabrication

Sankara Sarma V Tatiparti

sankara@iitb.ac.in

Room 308, Transit Bldg., Opp. Power House, Dept. of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400076 India, Phone (Internal(O)) : (0091 22) – 2576 7672

Research Interests:

Deterioration studies on Graphene supported non-noble catalysts (Ni, Co, Fe) during ORR Reaction in PEM-FCs, Polarization Behaviour of End plates and Bimetallic plates under Thin Electrolyte Layers in PEM-FCs, Scanning Electro Chemical Microscopic (SECM) characterization of In-Situ Electrocatalysis in PEM-FCs and Photocatalysis, Hydrogen storage, Nano-interface engineering for stable energy materials , Electrofabrication of nanostructured materials, Polycrystalline nano dendritic growth

Santanu Bandyopadhyay

santanub@iitb.ac.in

Department of Energy Science and Engineering , IIT Bombay, Powai Mumbai 400 076, India, Office room no: ME 315 Fax: (0091 22) 2576 4890, (Internal(O)) : (0091 22) - 2576 7894, 2576 8890

Research Interests:

Process Integration, Pinch Analysis, Industrial Energy Conservation, Modeling and Simulation of Energy Systems, Energy Integration of Distillation Processes

Shaibal K Sarkar

shaibal.sarkar@iitb.ac.in

Department of Energy Science and Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Powai, Mumbai 400 076, +91 22 2576 7846 (office)

Research Interests:

Sensitized Solar cells , Photoelectrochemistry, Nanocrystalline Materials for Photovoltaic applications, Transparent Conducting Oxides, Atomic Layer Deposition

Shireesh B Kedare

sbkedare@iitb.ac.in

Department of Energy Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), Adi Shankaracharya Marg, Powai, Mumbai 400076, INDIA, Phone (Internal(O)) : +91 22 2576 7835

Research Interests:

Concentrating Solar Collectors: optics, cavity receivers, tracking system controls, field optimization, testing, Industrial process heat applications of solar energy, Solar thermal power, solar co-generation, optimization, Wind and water machines: Large / small propeller / Savonious / Darrius machines, Implements for improving traditional wood-fired cook-stoves, Rural Energy : Needs, Technologies and Designs, Participative rural development

Srinivas Seethamraju

s.srinivas@iitb.ac.in

Room No. 317, Transit Building, Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400076, Phone: +91 22-2576-7396 (O)

Research Interests:

Computer aided design and simulation, Conceptual Design of processes , Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis, Thermodynamics of phase equilibria, Gasification , Reactive distillation, Integration of renewable energy resources with fossil energy

Suneet Singh

suneet.singh@iitb.ac.in

Energy Science and Engineering, Room No. 309A, Mechanical Engg. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Powai, Mumbai 400 076, INDIA ,

Research Interests:

Advanced Numerical Methods for neutron diffusion and fluid flow, Stability Analysis of Nuclear Reactors, Solar thermal, Analytical solution of multilayer heat conduction problems

Suryanarayana Doolla

suryad@iitb.ac.in

Room. No-4, Old Stationery Block, Opp. CSRE Building, +91 22- 2576- 7872

Research Interests:

Smartgrids , Microgrids, Converter topologies and control, Communication protocol for power systems, Grid integration of distributed energy resources, Power systems operation and control, Energy efficiency

Venkatasailanathan Ramadesigan

venkatr@iitb.ac.in

Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400 076, Maharashtra India. Office location: Room. No-5, Old Stationery Block, Opp. CSRE Building, +91-22-2576-7875

Research Interests:

Modelling & numerical simulation of electrochemical energy storage systems, Model based design and optimisation of Li-ion batteries, Solar-PV- battery integrated performance models, Large scale energy storage for grid level and EV applications