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: DESE-ESED Building (7th Floor, Room No 710)


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. A Simple Approach to Minimize the First Cycle Irreversible Loss of Sodium Titanate Anode towards the Development of Sodium-Ion Battery; Ananta Sarkar, C.V. Manohar and Sagar Mitra; accepted in NanoEnergy Jan 2020.
  2. Chemically Sodiated Ammonium Vanadium Oxide as a New Generation High-Performance Sodium-ion Battery Cathode; Ananta Sarkar and Sagar Mitra; J. Power Sources, accepted on 1st Feb 2020.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. "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.
  10. "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.
  11. "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.

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:

  • 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, Antara Chakraborty;