Welcome to the webpage of Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering!


On 26th December 2020, the Department was estabslished along with appointment of the Head as approved by the Director, IIT Kanpur.
On 7th December 2020, the proposal of the Department was approved by the Board of Governers of IIT Kanpur on the recommendations of Academic Senate.


EPSRC (UK) Sponsored Indian-UK SUNRISE Virtual Symposium to be held on 22nd February 2021 to 25th February 2021

Recent Publications

Sandupatla, Aditya Shankar, Ray, Koustuv, Thaosen, Prokel, Sivananda, Chalumuri, Deo, Goutam, Oxidative dehydrogenation of propane over alumina supported vanadia catalyst? Effect of carbon dioxide and secondary surface metal oxide additive, Catalysis Today, Vol 354, SI, Pages: 176-182, Published: SEP 1, 2020.

Anshul Gupta, Suboohi Shervani, Flamina Amaladasse, Sri Sivakumar, Kantesh Balani, and Anandh Subramaniam, Enhanced Reversible Hydrogen Storage in Nickel Nano Hollow Spheres, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 44, 22032 (2019)

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 (2021)

Brijesh Bhatt and Anoop Singh, Stakeholders role in distribution loss reduction technology adoption in the Indian electricity sector: An actor-oriented approach, Energy Policy, 137, 111064 (2020)

S. Gumpu, B. Pamulaparthy, and A. Sharma, Review of Congestion Management Methods from Conventional to Smart Grid Scenario, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, 20(3), 20180265 (2019) doi:10.1515/ijeeps-2018-0265

K.H. Baek, R. Okuno, H. Sharma, U. Weerasooriya, Oil-in-water emulsification of Athabasca bitumen with pyrrolidine solution, Fuel, 246, 425-442 (2019)

N Agarwal, M Raj, J Bhattacharya, Solar tower on an uneven terrain: methodology and case study, Renewable Energy 161, 543-558 (2020)

R. Babu and M.K. Das, Experimental studies of natural convective mass transfer in a water-splitting system, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 44(29), 14467-14480 (2019)

A. Pophali, S. Singh and N. Verma, N., A dual photoelectrode-based double-chambered microbial fuel cell applied for simultaneous COD and Cr (VI) reduction in wastewater, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 46, 4, 3160-3170 (2021), doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.06.162

Mishra V, Mir S, Singh JK and Gopakumar TG "Rationally Designed Semi-Conducting 2D Surface Confined Metal Organic Network". ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 12, 45, 51122–51132 (2020)

Jain, P., and Abhishek, Performance Prediction and Fundamental Understanding of Small Scale Vertical Axis Wind Turbine with Variable Amplitude Blade Pitching, Renewable Energy, 97, 97-113 (2016) doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2016.05.056