Sankara Sarma V Tatiparti

Sankara Sarma V Tatiparti


Academic Background:

  • Ph.D. [Materials Sci. & Engg.]: University of Florida, Gainesville USA [2004-08]
  • M.Tech. [Metallurgical Engg. & Materials Sci.]: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai India [2002-04]
  • B.Tech. [Metallurgical Engg.]: Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai India [1997-2001]

Contact Address:

Faculty Office 6, 6th Floor, New DESE-CESE Bldg., Opp. KV School, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400076 INDIA

Phone (Internal(O)) : (0091 22) – 2576 7672
Fax: (0091 22) 2576 4890

Research Interest:

  • Hydrogen storage
  • Supercapacitors
  • Electrofabrication of nanostructured materials
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Polycrystalline nano dendritic growth
  • Scanning Electro Chemical Microscopy (SECM)

Courses Offered:

  • Thermodynamics and Energy Conversion (EN 203) - Autumn `18, `19, `20
  • Thermo Fluid Devices (EN 317) - Autumn `15, `16, `17
  • Principles and Applications of Hydrogen Storage (EN 637) - Autumn `17
  • Heat and Mass Transfer (EN 303) - Autumn `13, `14
  • Energy Systems Lab (EN311/609) - Autumn `14, 15
  • Methods in Analytical Techniques (EN 414) - Spring `20
  • Electrochemistry (EN 314) - Spring `16, `17, `18, `19
  • Hydrogen Energy (EN 610) - Spring `13, `14, `15
  • Energy Lab II (EN 650/420) - Spring `15, '16, 17
  • High Temperature Corrosion (MM 695) - Spring `13
  • Principles of Process Metallurgy (MM 320) - Summer `14, `15

List of Publications:

  1. M.T. Pise, S. Srinivas, A. Chatterjee, B.P. Kashyap, R.N. Singh, S.S.V.Tatiparti, “Influence of surface condition on the current densities rendering nucleation loop during cyclic voltammetry for electrodeposition of Pd thin films”, Surf. Interfaces, Accepted (2020).
  2. N.G. Menon, S.S.V.Tatiparti, S. Mukherji, “Selective Removal of Photocatalytically Active Anatase TiO2 Phase from Mixed Phase TiO2-ZnO Nanocomposites: Impact on Physicochemical Properties and Photocatalytic Activity”, Energy Environ. Mater., Accepted (2020).
  3. R. Naresh Muthu, S.S.V. Tatiparti, “Electrode and symmetric supercapacitor device performance of boron-incorporated reduced graphene oxide synthesized by electrochemical exfoliation”, Energy Storage, Accepted (2020).
  4. S. Chandra, P. Sharma, P. Muthukumar, S.S.V. Tatiparti, “Modeling and numerical simulation of a 5 kg LaNi5-based hydrogen storage reactor with internal conical fins”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy., Accepted (2020).
  5. S. Shriniwasan, S.S.V. Tatiparti, “Effect of Mg shell on MgH2 dehydrogenation by morphological and mathematical analysis”, Nanomaterials and Energy, 8, 1-9 (2019).
  6. A. Ibrahim, U.B. Memon, S.P. Duttagupta, I. Mahesh, R.K. Singh Raman, A. Sarkar, G. Pendharkar, S.S.V. Tatiparti, “Nano-structured palladium impregnate graphitic carbon nitride composite for efficient hydrogen gas sensing”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, Accepted (2019). (
  7. N.G. Menon, S.S.V.Tatiparti, S. Mukherji, “Synthesis, Characterization and Photocatalytic Activity Evaluation of TiO2 – ZnO Nanocomposites: Elucidating Effect of varying Ti:Zn Molar Ratio”, Colloids Surf. A, 565, 47-58 (2019).
  8. S. Shriniwasan, T. Kar, M. Neergat, S.S.V.Tatiparti, “Mg-C Interaction Induced Hydrogen Uptake and Enhanced Hydrogen Release Kinetics in MgH2-rGO Nanocomposites”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 122, 22389-22396 (2018).
  9. M. Mishra, N.G. Menon, S.S.V.Tatiparti, S. Mukherji, “Assessment of Endocrine Disruption Potential of Selected Pharmaceuticals Using an In-vitro Assay”, J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 95, 269-277 (2018).
  10. N.G. Menon, S.S.V.Tatiparti, S. Mukherji, “Effect of calcination temperature on the microstructure and electronic properties of TiO2–ZnO nanocomposites and implications on photocatalytic activity”, Appl. Nanosci., 8(5), 915-930 (2018).
  11. S. Shriniwasan, H.-Y. Tien, M. Tanniru, S.S.V.Tatiparti, “On the parameters of Johnson-Mehl-Avrami-Kolmogorov equation for the hydride growth mechanisms: A case of MgH2”, J. Alloy. Compd., 742, 1002-1005 (2018).
  12. A.S. Gangrade, A.A. Varma, N.K. Gor, S. Shriniwasan, S.S.V. Tatiparti, “The dehydrogenation mechanism during 
the incubation period in nanocrystalline MgH2”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 19, 6677-6687 (2017).
  13. S.S.V. Tatiparti, F. Ebrahimi, “Nanostructure stabilization in electrodeposited Al–Mg dendrites”, J. Alloy. Compd., 694, 632-635 (2017).
  14. S.S.V. Tatiparti, F. Ebrahimi, “Anomalous Al–Mg Electrodeposition Using an Organometallic-Based Electrolyte”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 163, D722-D727 (2016).
  15. S. Shriniwasan, H.-Y. Tien, M. Tanniru, F. Ebrahimi, S.S.V.Tatiparti, “Transition from interfacial to diffusional growth during hydrogenation of Mg”, Mater. Lett., 161, 271-274 (2015).
  16. S. Shriniwasan, H. Goswami, H.-Y. Tien, M. Tanniru, F. Ebrahimi, S.S.V.Tatiparti, “Contributions of multiple phenomena towards hydrogenation: A case of Mg”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy., 40, 13518-13529 (2015).
  17. Z. Zachariah, S.S.V. Tatiparti, S.K. Mishra, N. Ramakrishnan, U. Ramamurthy, “Tension-Compression asymmetry in an extruded Mg alloy AM30: Temperature and strain rate effects”, Mater. Sci. Engg. A, 572, 8-18 (2013).
  18. S.K. Mishra, S.S.V. Tatiparti, S.M. Tiwari, R.S. Raghavan, J.J. Li, J.E. Carsley, “Annealing response of AA5182 deformed in plane strain and equibiaxial strain paths”, Philos. Mag., 93, 2613-2629 (2013).
  19. S.S.V. Tatiparti, F. Ebrahimi, “Potentiostatic versus galvanostatic electrodeposition of nanocrystalline Al–Mg alloy powders”, J. Solid State Electrochem., 16, 1255-1262 (2012).
  20. S.S.V. Tatiparti, F. Ebrahimi, “Evolution of morphology and microstructure in electrodeposited nanocrystalline Al-Mg alloy dendrites”, Metals, Special Issue: Nanocrystalline metals and alloys, 1, 3-15 (2011). (Invited).
  21. S.S.V. Tatiparti, “Banded structure of the electrodeposited nanocrystalline Al–Mg alloy dendrites”, Mater. Lett., 65, 3262-3264 (2011).
  22. S.S.V. Tatiparti, “Extended solubility in the electrodeposited nanocrystalline Al–Mg alloy dendrites”, Mater. Lett., 65, 3173-3175 (2011).
  23. S.S.V. Tatiparti, F. Ebrahimi, “Internal structure of the electrodeposited nanocrystalline Al–Mg alloy dendrites”, Mater. Lett., 65, 2413-2415 (2011).
  24. S.S.V. Tatiparti, F. Ebrahimi, “Preferred orientation and shape of electrodeposited nanocrystalline Al–Mg alloy dendrites”, Mater. Lett., 65, 1915-1918 (2011).
  25. S.S.V. Tatiparti, F. Ebrahimi, “Substrate effect on electrodeposited nanocrystalline Al–Mg alloy powders”, Mater. Lett., 65, 1859-1861 (2011).
  26. S.S.V. Tatiparti, F. Ebrahimi, “An understanding of the electrodeposition process of Al-Mg alloys using an organometallic-based electrolyte”, J. Appl. Electrochem., 40, 2091-2098 (2010)
  27. S.S.V. Tatiparti, F. Ebrahimi, “The formation of morphologies and microstructures in electrodeposited nanocrystalline Al-Mg alloy powders”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 157, E167-171 (2010).
  28. S.S.V. Tatiparti, F. Ebrahimi, “Electrodeposition of Al-Mg alloy powders”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 155, D363-368 (2008).

Work Experiance:

  • 2017-Present: Associate Professor, Dept. Energy Sci. & Engg., IIT Bombay, Mumbai, INDIA
  • 2012-2017: Assistant Professor, Dept. Energy Sci. & Engg., IIT Bombay, Mumbai, INDIA
  • 2010-2012: Research Scientist, General Motors Global R&D, Bangalore, INDIA
  • 2008-2010: Post Doctoral Fellow, Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis, Utrecht University, Utrecht, THE NETHERLANDS

Current Students:

  • Mangesh Pise, PhD, 2015-Present
  • Alhad Parashtekar, PhD, 2016-Present
  • Aditya Marla, PhD, 2017-Present
  • Mithun Sarkar, PhD, 2017-Present
  • Satyaki Chandra, PhD, 2017-Present
  • Siddhartha Kalahasti, PhD, 2017-Present
  • Garima Chaturvedi, PhD, 2018-Present
  • Srikanta Panda, PhD, 2018-Present
  • Rishabh Jaiswal, PhD, 2019-Present
  • Brinti Mondal, MSc, 2019-Present
  • Vidya Mishra, Intern, 2019-Present

Additional Information:

Opportunities available for PhD and Post Doctoral Research. Please email for more information and appointment.