Welcome Message from the Head

Welcome to the website of the Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering. The Department came into existence in December 2020 and has association of more than twenty faculty members drawing from various disciplines who are active in various thematic areas related to the Department. More details of research activities and associated faculty profiles can be found here. The department is committed to excellence in teaching, research & development and outreach related to science, engineering, technology development and policy matters related to energy sustainability.

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  • Prof. Rakesh Agrawal, Distinguished Professor at Purdue University, who is also a Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Kanpur, will deliver a talk on "Engineering Solutions for a Solar Economy"on Wed, 27 Apr 2022, 04:00 PM IST. Poster

  • An IITGN-IITK joint symposium on Energy Technologies was held at IITGN on 15-16 April 2022. Symposium Poster

  • Dr. Soumyabrata Roy, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Materials Science and Nanoengineering at Rice University, delivered a talk on Developing Sustainable Pathways to Fuels and Chemicals from GHGs and H2O Tue, 12 Apr 2022, 04:00 PM IST.

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Selected Publications
  • Climate Policy in Australia: Dynamics of Failure and Possibility, Australian Journal of Politics & History. Accepted, In Press. Goodman, J., da Rimini, F., & Swarnakar, P. Yla-Antilla, T. Published: 2021.
  • Development of MoO3/Au/MoO3 top transparent conducting electrode for organic solar cells on opaque substrates, Energy Technology, Accepted L.Sowjanya Pali, Jeetendra Kumar Tiwari, Nasir Ali, Subhasis Ghosh, Kanwar S Nalwa and Ashish Garg, Published: 2021.
  • The effect of dimensionality on the charge carrier mobility of halide perovskites, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 9, 21551-21575 Naveen Kumar Tailor, Yukta, Rahul Ranjan, Sudhir Ranjan, Tejasvini Sharma, Anand Singh, Ashish Garg, Kanwar Singh Nalwa, Raju Kumar Gupta, and Soumitra Satapathi, Published: 2021.
  • Size reducing rupture during growth of LnF3 (Ln = La, Lu, Y) nanocrystals due to cogeneration of structure and stress Debadrita Bhattacharya, Sayantan Sasmal, Ganesh Iyer, Sulay Saha, Anandh Subramaniam, Raj Ganesh Pala, Sri Sivakumar, Published: 2021.
  • Cross-sectional TEM investigation of Mg-LaNi5-Soot hybrids for hydrogen storage Mohammad Faisal, Kantesh Balani and Anandh Subramaniam, Published: 2021.
  • Evaluation of accuracy for Bernardi equation in estimating heat generation rate for continuous and pulse-discharge protocols in LFP and NMC based Li-ion batteries P Jindal, R Katiyar, J Bhattacharya Applied Thermal Engineering, 117794, Published: 2021.
  • Deciding between concentrated and non-concentrated photovoltaic systems via direct comparison of experiment with opto-thermal computation MK Sharma, J Bhattacharya, Renewable Energy 178, 1084-1096, Published: 2021
  • Belal Usmani, Rahul Ranjan, Prateek, Raju Kumar Gupta, Shailendra Kumar Gupta, Kanwar Singh Nalwa and Ashish Garg, Inverted PTB7-Th:PC70BM Organic Solar Cells with 11.8% PCE via Incorporation of Gold Nanoparticles in ZnO Electron Transport Layer, Solar Energy, 214, 220-230 Published: 2021
  • Characteristics of shock tube generated compressible vortex rings at very high shock Mach numbers. S. Poudel, L. Chandrala, D. Das, A. De Physics of Fluids , 2021, 33, 096105 (Featured Article). Published: 2021
  • S. R. Nanda, S. K. Karthick, T. V. Krishna, A. De, M. S. Ibrahim. On the unsteady dynamics of partially shrouded compressible jets. Experiments in Fluids, 2021, 62, 221. Published: 2021