venkatr@iitb.ac.in

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

Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400 076, Maharashtra India.
Office location: 3rd Floor, DESE-CESE Building

+91-22-2576-7875

+91 22-2576-4890 (Fax)

- Modelling & numerical simulation of electrochemical energy storage systems
- Model based design and optimisation of Li-ion batteries
- Solar-PV- battery integrated performance models
- Large scale energy storage for grid level and EV applications

- EN 214/ EN 418 Transport Phenomena
- EN 305 Fluid Mechanics
- 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

- S. Anwani, R. Methekar, and V. Ramadesigan, "Life cycle assessment and economic analysis of acidic leaching and baking routes for the production of cobalt oxalate from spent lithium-ion batteries," J. Mater. Cycles. Waste. Manag. (2020).
- S. Anwani, R. Methekar, and V. Ramadesigan, Resynthesizing of lithium cobalt oxide from spent lithium-ion batteries using an environmentally benign and economically viable recycling process, Hydrometallurgy, 105430, 2020.
- M. P. Bonkile and V. Ramadesigan, "Physics-based models in PV-battery hybrid power systems: Thermal management and degradation analysis," Journal of Energy Storage, 31, 101458, 2020.
- S. B. Lee, K. Mitra, H. D. Pratt III, T. M. Anderson, V. Ramadesigan, B. R. Chalamala and V. R. Subramanian Open Data, Models, and Codes for Vanadium Redox Batch Cell Systems: A Systems Approach using Zero-Dimensional Models. J. Electrochem. En. Conv. Stor., 17(1), 011008-1-19 (2020) .
- M. P. Bonkile, V. Ramadesigan, "Power management control strategy using physics-based battery models in standalone PV-battery hybrid systems," Journal of Energy Storage, 23, 258-268 (2019).
- Y. Qi, T. Jang, V. Ramadesigan, D. T. Schwartz, and V. R. Subramanian, “Is There a Benefit in Employing Graded Electrodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries?,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 164(13), A3196-A3207 (2017).
- K. Shah, N. Balsara, S. Banerjee, M. Chintapalli, A. P. Cocco, W. K. S. Chiu, I. Lahiri, S. Martha, A. Mistry, P. P. Mukherjee, V. Ramadesigan, C. S. Sharma, V. R. Subramanian, S. Mitra and A. Jain, “State of the Art and Future Research Needs for Multiscale Analysis of Li-Ion Cells”, J. Electrochem. En. Conv. Stor., 14 (2), 020801-020801-17 (2017).
- S. B. Lee, C. Pathak, V. Ramadesigan, W. Gao, and V. R. Subramanian, “Direct, efficient, and real-time simulation of physics-based battery models for stand-alone PV-battery microgrids”, J. Electrochem. Soc, 164 (11), E3026-E3034 (2017).
- M. T. Lawder, V. Ramadesigan, B. Suthar and V. R. Subramanian, "Extending explicit and linearly implicit ODE solvers for index-1 DAEs", Computers and Chemical Engineering, 82, 283-292 (2015)
- US PATENT: "Systems and methods for improving battery performance," V. Subramanian, V. Ramdesigan, P. Northrop, S. De, B. Suthar, M. Lawder, US10037395B2 (2014).
- P. W. C. Northrop, B. Suthar, V. Ramadesigan, S. Santhanagopalan, R. D. Braatz, and V. R. Subramanian, “Efficient Simulation and Reformulation of Lithium-Ion Battery Models for Enabling Electric Transportation,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 161(8), E3149-E3157 (2014).
- B. Suthar, V. Ramadesigan, S. De, R. D. Braatz, and V. R. Subramanian, “Optimal Charging Profiles for Mechanically Constrained Lithium-ion Batteries,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16(1), 277-287 (2014).
- S. De, P. W. C. Northrop, V. Ramadesigan, and V. R. Subramanian, “Model-Based Simultaneous Optimization of Multiple Design Parameters for Lithium-ion Batteries for Maximization of Energy Density,” J. Power Sources, 227, 161-170 (2013).
- V. Ramadesigan, P. W. C. Northrop, S. De, S. Santhanagopalan, R. D. Braatz, and V. R. Subramanian, “Modeling and Simulation of Lithium-Ion Batteries from a Systems Engineering Perspective,” Critical reviews in electrochemistry and solid state science and technology (CRES
^{3}T), J. Electrochem. Soc., 159(3), R31-R45 (2012). - P. W. C. Northrop, V. Ramadesigan, S. De, and V. R. Subramanian, “Coordinate transformation, orthogonal collocation and model reformulation for simulating electrochemical-thermal behavior of lithium-ion battery stacks,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 158(12), A1461-A1477 (2011).
- R. N. Methekar, V. Ramadesigan, J. Carl Pirkle Jr., and V. R. Subramanian, “A perturbation approach for consistent initialization of index-1 explicit Differential-Algebraic Equations arising from battery model simulations,” Comput. Chem. Eng., 35(11), 2227-2234 (2011).
- V. Ramadesigan, K. Chen, N.A. Burns, V. Boovaragavan, R. D. Braatz, and V. R. Subramanian, “Parameter Estimation and Capacity Fade Analysis of Lithium-Ion Batteries Using Reformulated Models,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 158(9), A1048-A1054 (2011).
- V. Ramadesigan, R. N. Methekar, F. Latinwo, R. D. Braatz, and V. R. Subramanian, “Optimal Porosity Distribution for Minimized Ohmic Drop across a Porous Electrode,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 157(12), A1328-A1334 (2010).
- V. Ramadesigan, V. Boovaragavan, J.C. Pirkle Jr., and V. R. Subramanian, “Efficient reformulation of solid-phase diffusion in physics-based lithium-ion battery models,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 157(7), A854-A860 (2010).
- V. Boovaragavan, V. Ramadesigan, M. V. Panchagnula and V. R. Subramanian, “Continuum representation for simulating discrete events for battery operations,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 157(1), A98-A104, (2010).
- V. Boovaragavan, R. N. Methekar, V. Ramadesigan and V. R. Subramanian, “A Mathematical model of the lead-acid battery to address the effect of corrosion,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 156(11), A854-A862, (2009).
- V. R. Subramanian, V. Boovaragavan V. Ramadesigan, and M. Arabandi, “Mathematical model reformulation for lithium-ion battery simulation: Galvanostatic boundary conditions,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 156(4), A260-A271 (2009).