Venkatasailanathan Ramadesigan

Venkatasailanathan Ramadesigan

venkatr@iitb.ac.in

Academic Background:

  • PhD (Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering): Washington University, Saint Louis, USA
  • MS (Chemical Engineering): University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA.
  • BTech (Chemical and Electrochemical Engineering): Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI), India.

Contact Address:

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

Office Location: EN 319, 3rd Floor, DESE-ESED Building

Phone: +91-22-2576-7875 (Office)


https://bit.ly/vrgschlr

Research Interest:

  • Modelling & numerical simulation of electrochemical energy storage systems
  • Model based design and optimisation of Li-ion batteries and other metal-ion batteries
  • Solar-PV- battery integrated performance models
  • Large scale energy storage for grid level integration and EV applications
  • Fuel Cells
  • Redox Flow Batteries
  • Advanced Battery Management Systems
  • Energy modelling, policy

Courses Offered:

  • EN 214/ EN 418 Transport Phenomena
  • EN 305 Fluid Mechanics
  • EN 401/ EN 618 Energy Systems Modelling and Analysis
  • EN 403 Energy Resources, Environment and Economics
  • EN 410 Energy Management
  • EN 621/EN 409 Mathematical Foundation for Energy Science
  • EN 652/ EN 417 Computational Laboratory
  • EN 658 Electrochemical Energy Storage

List of Publications:

  1. Desai, A. N., Mohanty, S., Ramadesigan, V., Singh, S., & Shaneeth, M. (2022). Simulating the effects of flow configurations on auxiliary power requirement and net power output of High-Temperature Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell. Energy Conversion and Management, 259, 115557.
  2. Bonkile, M. P., & Ramadesigan, V. (2022). Effects of sizing on battery life and generation cost in PV-wind battery hybrid systems. Journal of Cleaner Production, 340, 130341.
  3. Saha, P., Ramadesigan, V., & Khanra, M. (2021). An experimental study on the effectiveness of conventional state-of-health diagnosis schemes for second-use supercapacitors. Journal of Energy Storage, 42, 102968.
  4. Shahjalal, M., Shams, T., Islam, M.E., Alam, W., Modak, M., Hossain, S.B., Ramadesigan, V., Ahmed, M.R., Ahmed, H. and Iqbal, A. (2021). A review of thermal management for Li-ion batteries: Prospects, challenges, and issues. Journal of Energy Storage, 39, 102518.
  5. Mohanty, S., Desai, A. N., Singh, S., Ramadesigan, V., & Shaneeth, M. (2021). Effects of the membrane thickness and ionomer volume fraction on the performance of PEMFC with U-shaped serpentine channel. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 46(39), 20650-20663.
  6. Sreeraj, P., Vedarajan, R., Rajalakshmi, N., & Ramadesigan, V. (2021). Screening of recycled membrane with crystallinity as a fundamental property. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 46(24), 13020-13028.
  7. Pyakurel, M., Nawandar, K., Ramadesigan, V., & Bandyopadhyay, S. (2021). Capacity expansion of power plants using dynamic energy analysis. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 23(2), 669-683.
  8. Anwani, S., Methekar, R., & Ramadesigan, V. (2020). Life cycle assessment and economic analysis of acidic leaching and baking routes for the production of cobalt oxalate from spent lithium-ion batteries. Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, 22(6), 2092-2106.
  9. Anwani, S., Methekar, R., & Ramadesigan, V. (2020). Resynthesizing of lithium cobalt oxide from spent lithium-ion batteries using an environmentally benign and economically viable recycling process. Hydrometallurgy, 197, 105430.
  10. Bonkile, M. P., & Ramadesigan, V. (2020). Physics-based models in PV-battery hybrid power systems: Thermal management and degradation analysis. Journal of Energy Storage, 31, 101458.
  11. Lee, S. B., Mitra, K., Pratt III, H. D., Anderson, T. M., Ramadesigan, V., Chalamala, B. R., & Subramanian, V. R. (2020). Open data, models, and codes for Vanadium Redox batch cell systems: a systems approach using zero-dimensional models. Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage, 17(1), 011008.
  12. Bonkile, M. P., & Ramadesigan, V. (2019). Power management control strategy using physics-based battery models in standalone PV-battery hybrid systems. Journal of Energy Storage, 23, 258-268.
  13. Qi, Y., Jang, T., Ramadesigan, V., Schwartz, D. T., & Subramanian, V. R. (2017). Is there a benefit in employing graded electrodes for lithium-ion batteries?. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 164(13), A3196.
  14. Shah, K., Balsara, N., Banerjee, S., Chintapalli, M., Cocco, A. P., Chiu, W. K. S., ... & Jain, A. (2017). State of the art and future research needs for multiscale analysis of Li-ion cells. Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage, 14(2).
  15. Lee, S. B., Pathak, C., Ramadesigan, V., Gao, W., & Subramanian, V. R. (2017). Direct, efficient, and real-time simulation of physics-based battery models for stand-alone pv-battery microgrids. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 164(11), E3026.
  16. Ramadesigan, V. (2017). Electrochemical-engineering-based models for lithium-ion batteries—past, present, and future. The Electrochemical Society Interface, 26(2), 69.
  17. Lawder, M. T., Ramadesigan, V., Suthar, B., & Subramanian, V. R. (2015). Extending explicit and linearly implicit ODE solvers for index-1 DAEs. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 82, 283-292.
  18. Northrop, P. W., Suthar, B., Ramadesigan, V., Santhanagopalan, S., Braatz, R. D., & Subramanian, V. R. (2014). Efficient simulation and reformulation of lithium-ion battery models for enabling electric transportation. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 161(8), E3149.
  19. Suthar, B., Ramadesigan, V., De, S., Braatz, R. D., & Subramanian, V. R. (2014). Optimal charging profiles for mechanically constrained lithium-ion batteries. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16(1), 277-287.