Manoj Neergat

Manoj Neergat


Academic Background:

  • Doctoral degree from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Contact Address:

Department of Energy Science and Engineering IIT Bombay, Powai Mumbai 400 076, India

Phone (Internal(O)) : (0091 22) - 2576-7893
Phone (Internal(R)) : 8893
Office room no: 21, 6th Floor; New DESE Bldg.
Fax: (0091 22) 2576 6875 / 2576-4890

Research Interest:

  • Fuel cells - Direct Methanol Fuel Cells, and Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells
  • Flow Batteries
  • Impedance and Dielectric Spectroscopy
  • Electrochemistry of Silicon
  • Precious Metal and Non-precious Metal Catalysts
  • Electrochemistry of Layered Materials
  • Electrodeposition (Cu and CZTS)
  • Conducting Polymer Electrolyte Membranes
  • Supercapacitors

Courses Offered:

  • Fuel Cells
  • Combustion Engineering
  • Energy Resources, Economics and Environment
  • Renewbale Energy Techhnologies
  • Chemistry for Energy Science
  • Instrumental Analytical Methods
  • Materials and Devices for Energy Conversion
  • Electrochemistry

List of Publications:

  1. M. Neergat, V. Gunasekar, R. Rahul, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 658, 25-32, 2011
  2. Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy of oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) in a rotating disk electrode configuration: effect of ionomer content and carbon-support, Ramesh Kumar Singh, Ruttala Devivaraprasad, Tathagata Kar, Arup Chakraborty, Manoj Neergat, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 162 (2015) F489
  3. Oxygen reduction reaction and peroxide generation on shape-controlled and polycrystalline platinum nanoparticles in acidic and alkaline electrolytes R Devivaraprasad, R Ramesh, N Naresh, T Kar, RK Singh, M Neergat Langmuir 30 (29) (2014) 8995-9006

Work Experience:

  • Professor: Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay (Since Dec. 2016)
  • Associate Professor: Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay (2012)
  • Assistant Professor: Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay (2007)
  • QHS Scientist (Fellow): CECRI CSIR Madras Complex, Chennai (2006-2007)
  • Postdoc Fellow: Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, NM, USA (2003-2005)
  • Research Associate: Technical University, Munich, Germany (2001-2003)

Current Students:

  • Divya Priyadarshani
  • Anandkumar Tripathi
  • Miji E Joy
  • Debittree Choudhary
  • Rajan Maurya