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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"Lucknow Cantonment Board and IIT Kanpur have signed an MOU to create a sustainable, waste-free, and carbon-neutral Lucknow Cantonment campus.". Read more

Departmental Events


India-UK Symposium on "India-UK Symposium on Decarbonization and Sustainability: Engaging Academia and Industries for Net- Zero [Sustain-NZ]" on 26-27 February 2024, CCE Seminar Room, Outreach, IIT Kanpur.
Workshop Poster |  Website Link


Dr. Pramod Pandey, Distinguished Professor, and Specialist in environmental modeling and sensing, RenewableEnergy, and GHG emission control at the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (UNCAR) will deliver a talk on "Implementation of Innovative Sustainable Technologies for Methane Emission Reductions and Mitigating Unintended Environmental Impacts in California" 28th February 2024 (Wednesday), 02:00 PM, Conference Room, 102, Ground Floor, National Aerosol Facility. Poster Link


Mr. Rajendra Bhattarai, President of Clean Water Strategies, Austin, Texas delivered a talk on "Strass: The First Net Energy Positive Wastewater Treatment Plant in the world"
15th February 2024 (Thursday), 05:00 PM, Lecture Hall-8. Poster Link | Picture Link


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Selected Publications

Atul Kumar Soni, Abheejeet Mohapatra and S. N. Singh, "Protection Coordination in AC Microgrid via Novel Voltage-Supervised Directional Over-Current Relays", IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, accepted on Feb 19, 2024.

O. Singh, G. Saini, A. De. Hydrodynamic performance enhancement of Savonius hydrokinetic turbine using wedge-shaped triangular deflector in conjunction with circular deflector. Ocean Engineering , 2024, 292, 116572.

Verma. P.K., Devaprasad M., Dave. J., Meena., R., Bhowmik. S. H., S.N. Tripathi and Rostogi. N., 2024., Summertime oxidative potential of atmospheric PM2.5 over New Delhi: Effect of aerosol ageing., accepted for publication in Science of the Total Environment.

N Surya R, SK Bhagat, H Metiu, V Agarwal, "Activation of Methane in Vapor and Molten Sodium Catalyst" 2024.

B. Bhatia, T. Johny, A. De. Primary Breakup instability of Liquid Jet in Cross Flow. Computational Thermal Sciences , 2024, 16(2), 15-31.

ADCA Babu, RS Srivastava, AC Rai Impact of climate change on the heating and cooling load components of an archetypical residential room in major Indian cities Building and Environment 250, 111181

PK Shakya, J Bhattacharya Scaling up of nanophotonics-enabled solar direct-contact membrane desalination system under ambient condition and sun tracking: Challenges, remedies and performance report Desalination 576, 117343

K Brajesh, R Bhunia, S Gupta, R Gupta, A Dixit, A Garg, Low temperature magnetic and dielectric properties correlation in Fe-doped copper (II) oxide ceramics for potential device application, arXiv preprint arXiv:2112.11874