The faculty at IITB involved in NCPRE project :

Profile Image Name of the Investigator Department Area of Research
Prof. B.G.Fernandes EE Switch-Mode Rectifiers, Switch-Mode Power Supplies, Power electronic circuits and applications,
Prof. Suryanarayana Doolla ESE Smart Grid, Micro-Grid and Distributed Generation, Power quality and communication protocols for industrial and commercial power systems
Prof. Chetan Singh Solanki ESE Solar PV Technology and Systems, Off-grid solar products and systems, Society and solar energy, Climate change mitigation
Prof. Sagar Mitra ESE 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
Prof. Anil Kottantharayil EE Silicon solar cells, Applications of graphene in electronic devices , CMOS device physics, design and modelling,Materials for advanced CMOS devices and solar cells,Electrical characterization, Gate oxide reliability and hot-carrier effects, Radiation effects on MOS devices.
Prof. Balasubramaniam Kavaipatti ESE Growth and characterization of thin film heterostructures,surface/interface mechanisms, phase stability of highly bulk-metastable materials
Prof. K. Chatterjee EE Utility friendly converter topologies, Power Factor Correction techniques, STATCOM, Switched Mode Rectifiers, Electronic Ballast, Control of Electric Drives.
Prof. Narendra S Shiradkar EE Photovoltaic Module and System Reliability, Accelerated Testing and Lifetime Prediction, Physics of Failure and Electronic Device Failure Analysis Techniques, Photovoltaic Performance Modeling, Photovoltaic Power Plant Inspection and Monitoring Techniques, In-line Metrology and Characterization Techniques for Photovoltaic Module Manufacturing, PV Module Deployments and Manufacturing in India
Prof. Juzer Vasi EE Physics and technology of devices, nanoelectronics
Prof. Anil Kumar Chem Organic materials, Liquid Crystalline Polymers, Hyperbranched Polymers, Dendrimers, Conducting Polymers
Prof. Brij Mohan Arora EE Solar Photovoltaics, Organic semiconductors, III-V solar cells
Prof. Parag Bhargava MEMS Dye-sensitized solar cells, powder Processing. Near Net Shape Forming of Advanced Ceramics Gel casting
Prof. Pratibha Sharma ESE Amorphous Semiconductors, Ion Irradiation, Chalcogenides, Thin films, Hydrogen Storage
Prof. Amartya Mukhopadhyay MEMS Electrochemical energy storage alkali metal-ion batteries solid-state Li-ion batteries
Prof. Dipti Gupta MEMS
Organic and Perovskite Solar Cells, Flexible Li-ion battery, Printing for Manufacturing
Prof. Deepak Marla ME Laser materials processing, Micro- and Nano-manufacturing
Prof. M. Aslam Physics Design and Development of nanostructured thin films, Perovskite Nanoparticles and Thin films, Transparent conducting oxides, Thin film and interface studies in PV devices
Prof. Sudhanshu Mallik MEMS Perovskite solar cells: i. Screen printed carbon based perovskite solar cells ii. Cells with ETL made by RF sputtering, Anti soiling coatings: i. Synthesis and evaluation of anti-soiling coatings, Module encapsulant: i. Evaluation of PV module encapsulant
Prof. Pradeep Nair EE Nanoscale devices for energy and healthcare applications, Semiconductor device physics and reliability, Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)
Prof. K.L. Narasimhan EE Organic Semiconductors.
Prof.Dinesh Kabra Physics Currently involved in conducting studies on novel low cost solution processible emerging photonic materials with exotic electronic and photo-physical properties. Deal mainly with two class of semiconductors materials system (i) crystalline hybrid halide perovskite and (ii) disordered hydrocarbon based organic semiconductors.
Profile. C. Subramaniam Chemical Engineering Synthesis of various carbon related nanomaterials
Prof. Arindam Sarkar Chemical Engineering Fuel cells: Proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFC), Direct methanol fuel cells (DMFC), Alkaline fuel cells (AFC), Electrocatalyst synthesis and characterizations, Structure-property evaluation of electrocatalysts, Design of electrocatalysts
Prof. Aswani Yella MEMS Nanostructured materials for photovoltaics
Prof. Manoj Neergat ESE
Fuel cells - Direct Methanol Fuel cells, and Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells, Precious metal and Non-precious metal catalysts, Microbial Fuel Cells
Prof. Venkatasailanathan Ramadesigan ESE Modelling & numerical simulation of electrochemical energy storage systems
Prof.Zakir Hussain Rather ESE Grid Integration of Renewables ( Solar PV and Wind power), System Integration of Renewables, Grid operation under high renewable energy penetration
Prof. Aparna Singh MEMS Fracture, fatigue and tribology, Synthesis methods of nanostructured materials in bulk, Nano-structured coatings)
Prof. S. Agnihotri CPS / CTARA Child Nutrition, gender, rural technology dissemination, energy access inequality and use of GIS in social sector planning.
Prof. Aftab Alam Physics Materials Modelling, First principles Calculations, Device Simulation