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.

  • Sonam Wangchuk, Ladakh based Innovator, Educator and Ramon Magsaysay award winner, delivered a special lecture in SUNRISE symposium
  • EPSRC (UK) Sponsored Indian-UK SUNRISE Virtual Symposium to be held on 22nd February 2021 to 25th February 2021, Chaired by Prof. Raju Kumar Gupta
  • Department established on 7th Dec 2020 by the Board of Governers of IIT Kanpur on the recommendations of Academic Senate.
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Selected Publications
  • Cross-sectional TEM investigation of Mg-LaNi_5 -Soot hybrids for hydrogen storage Mohammad Faisal, Kantesh Balani and Anandh Subramaniam, /International Journal of Hydrogen Energy,/*46*, p.5507, 2021.
  • Enhanced Reversible Hydrogen Storage in Palladium Hollow Spheres Flamina Amaladasse, Anshul Gupta, Suboohi Shervani, Sri Sivakumar, Kantesh Balani and Anandh Subramaniam, /Particulate Science and Technology, /*39*, p.617, 2021.
  • 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)
  • Stakeholders role in distribution loss reduction technology adoption in the Indian electricity sector: An actor-oriented approach, Energy Policy (forthcoming), Available online 12th December 2019 (Anoop Singh & Brijesh Bhatta)
  • Gumpu, S., Pamulaparthy, B., and Sharma, A., Review of Congestion Management Methods from Conventional to Smart Grid Scenario International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, 0(0), pp. -. Retrieved 9 Jul. 2019, from doi:10.1515/ijeeps-2018-0265
  • K.H. Baek, R. Okuno, H. Sharma, U. Weerasooriya (2019), Oil-in-water emulsification of Athabasca bitumen with pyrrolidine solution., Fuel, 246, 425-442.
  • Solar tower on an uneven terrain: methodology and case study N Agarwal, M Raj, J Bhattacharya Renewable Energy 161, 543-558 (2020)
  • Babu R., and Das M. K., Experimental studies of natural convective mass transfer in a water-splitting system, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 44(29), 14467-14480, 2019
  • Pophali, A, Singh, S., 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 (2020), https://doi.org/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 accepted
  • Jain, P., and Abhishek, Performance Prediction and Fundamental Understanding of Small Scale Vertical Axis Wind Turbine with Variable Amplitude Blade Pitching, Renewable Energy, Vol. 97, November 2016, pp. 97-113, doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2016.05.056