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.

Departmental Talks

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Latest News

"Congratulations! Prof. Raju Kumar Gupta, Faculty, Department of Chemical Engineering & Adjunct Faculty, Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, IIT Kanpur for being appointed as a Founding Editor for a newly launched Elsevier journal, "Sustainable Chemistry One World". Read more

Departmental Events


Shri Sanjay Dubey, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Energy and Renewable and New Energy, Government of Madhya Pradesh will deliver a talk on "India's EnergyTransition: Challenges and Way Forward" 04 September 2023 (Monday), 6:15 PM, L-17. Poster Link


One-day workshop on "Policy Pulse, Climate Finance and Sustainable Transitions " on 2 September 2023 at Academic Block 4/112, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar.
Workshop Poster  |  Website Link


Dr. Ajay A. Deshpande, Adjunct Professor, AD-CPS, IIT-Bombay will deliver a talk on "Environmental Governance: Opportunity of Synergy of Science and Law in Emerging areas of Remediation and Restoration" 22nd August 2023 (Tuesday), 5:15 PM, L-13.
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Selected Publications

Chatterjee D., Kulshrestha T., Khandekar S., Continuous vapor generation for thermal-desalination applications using a thermosyphon based heat localization strategy, Desalination, Volume 555, p. 116492, 2023. DOI: 10.1016/j.desal.2023.116492

Aastha Kapoor, Viresh Patel, Ankush Sharma, and Abheejeet Mohapatra, "Optimal Planning of Fast EV Charging Stations in a Coupled Transportation and Electrical Power Distribution Network", IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, pp. 1 - 12, accepted on June 21, 2023.

P Bhatt, A. Kumar, N. Singh, A. Garg, K.S. Nalwa, A.Tewari "Long-Range Binding of Defect Clusters Leads to Suppressed Ion Mobility in Cs-Doped Methylammonium Lead Iodide", ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2023. American Chemical Society.

M.D. Singh, C. Kaushik, J. Nishanth, A.V. Shinde, R.K. Gupta, N. Tiwari, K.S. Nalwa "Enroute to sub-300C operating Sn Zn||Pb Bi liquid metal battery by compositional engineering", Journal of Power Sources, vol. 564, 232855, 2023.

Arindam Mitra, Soumajit Ghosh, Abheejeet Mohapatra, and Saikat Chakrabarti, "Appliance Identification via Combinatorial Fusion Analysis-Assisted Bayesian-Optimized Classifier", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, pp. 1 - 12, accepted on June 12, 2023.

A. Ray, A. De. Leading edge bluntness effects on the hypersonic flow over the double-wedge at multiple aft-wedge. Physics of Fluids , 2023, 35, 056116.

Bhatia, T. Johny, A. De. Understanding the liquid jet break-up in various regimes at elevated pressure using a compressible VOF-LPT coupled frameworks. International Journal of Multiphase Flow , 2023, 159, 104303.

Anamika Tiwari, Abheejeet Mohapatra, and S. R. Sahoo, "Robust Short-term Operation of AC Power Network with Injection Uncertainties", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, pp. 1 - 12, accepted on May 29, 2023.

Vineeth Vijayan, Abheejeet Mohapatra, S. N. Singh and Chaman Lal Dewangan, "An Efficient Modular Optimization Scheme for Unbalanced Active Distribution Networks with uncertain EV and PV Penetrations", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, pp. 1 - 12, accepted on Jan 01, 2023.

K. Seshadri, A. Aravind, A. De. Leading edge vortex dynamics in airfoils: Effect of pitching motion at large amplitudes. Journal of Fluids and Structures , 2023, 116, 103796.

Vishwa Deepak Kumar, Laltu Chandra, Sudipto Mukhopadhyay, Rajiv Shekhar, Simulated Experimental Assessment of a Laboratory-Scale Solar Convective Furnace System, (2022).

Suchismita Ghosh, Abdul Akhir, Deepanshi Saxena, Sneha Singh, Sri Sivakumar, Sidharth Chopra and Raja Angamuthu, Investigating the photosensitivity of koneramines for cell imaging and therapeutic applications, Dalton Transactions, (2022).