Rangan Banerjee

Rangan Banerjee

Director, IIT Delhi (on lien)


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. Yadav, D. and Banerjee. R., (2020) Net energy and carbon footprint analysis of solar hydrogen production from the high-temperature electrolysis process, Applied Energy, 262, 114503
  2. Kumar, P., Banerjee. R., and Mishra, T. (2020) A framework for analyzing trade-offs in cost and emissions in power sector, Energy, 195, 116949
  3. Singh, A. K. S., Sethi, V. and Banerjee, R., (2019) Sizing of biomass based distributed hybrid power generation systems in India, Renewable Energy, 134, pp 1400-1422.
  4. Kanitkar, T., Banerjee. R., and Jayaraman, T., (2019) An integrated modeling framework for energy economy and emissions modeling: A case for India, Energy, 167, pp 670-679.
  5. Mallapragada, D. S., Naik, I., Ganesan, K. Banerjee. R. and Laurenzi, I. J., (2018), Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Impacts of Coal and Imported Gas-Based Power Generation in the Indian Context, Environmental Science & Technology, American Chemical Society, 53 (1), pp 539–549.
  6. Yadav, D. and Banerjee. R., (2018) A comparative life cycle energy and carbon emission analysis of the solar carbothermal and hydrometallurgy routes for zinc production, Applied Energy, 229, pp 577-602.
  7. Maskarenj, M., Chawla, G., Banerjee. R., Ghosh, P.C. (2018) Evaluation of dynamic sky-type using novel angular sky luminance measurement system, Building and Environment, 146, pp. 152-165.
  8. Maskarenj, M., Banerjee. R., Ghosh, P.C. (2018) Design and development of a low-cost angular sky luminance measurement system, Building and Environment, 142, pp. 22-33.
  9. Garg, H., Pandey, B., Saha, S. K., Singh, S., Banerjee. R. (2018) Design and analysis of PCM based radiant heat exchanger for thermal management of buildings, Energy and Buildings, 169, pp. 84-96.
  10. Yadav, D. and Banerjee. R., (2018) Economic assessment of hydrogen production from solar driven high-temperature steam electrolysis process, Journal of Cleaner Production, 183, pp 1131-1155.
  11. Nandi, B.R., Bandyopadhyay, S., Banerjee. R., (2018) Numerical modeling and analysis of dual medium thermocline thermal energy storage, Journal of Energy Storage, 16, pp 218-230.
  12. Das, J., Abraham, A. P., Ghosh, P.C. and Banerjee. R., (2018) Life cycle energy and carbon footprint analysis of photovoltaic battery microgrid system in India, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, Springer, (20)1, pp 65-80.
  13. Jacob, A. S., Banerjee. R., Ghosh, P. C., (2018), Sizing of hybrid energy storage system for a PV based microgrid through design space approach, Applied Energy, 212, pp. 640-653.

Work Experience:

  • 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)