Center for Energy Studies (CES)

Faculty (Prof.) Research/Area
Prof. Ashu VermaPower System Planning, Operation and Control Aspects of Integrated Renewable Energy Systems.
Prof. Debaprasad SahuECR, Plasma Thruster, Plasma based ion Implantation, Magnetized Plasma Dynamics.
Prof. Dibakar RakshitRenewable Energy Research Pertaining to Solar Thermal Heat Transfer Design Encompassing, Transient Modeling and Simulation of High-temperature Systems, High Pressure Concentrating Solar Thermal Systems, Study of Various Solar Turbine Fluids, Solar Heat Storage Devices (Characterization of Storage Materials), Green Building Concepts, Waste Heat Recovery, Computational Heat Transfer Analysis Involving Convection, Conduction and Radiation, Thermodynamic Optimizations using Advanced Optimization Tools , Energy Research Related to Oil and Gas Transportation, Multiphase Flow Studies, Interfacial Mass Transfer Characterisation, Sloshing Dynamics, Fluid Structure Interactions.
Prof. K.A. SubramanianInternal Combustion Engines and Alternative Fuels: Development of Alternative Fuelled Internal Combustion Engines, Hybrid Engines, Simulation and Modeling of IC Engine Processes, Life Cycle Analysis, Alternative Fuel and Biofuel Policy.
Prof. Kaushik SahaTwo-Phase Flows in Automotive and Power Generation Sectors, IC Engine Processes, NOx after-treatment with Urea-SCR, Material Processing in Thermal Plasmas.
Prof. R. UmaPlasma Physics, Laser-Plasma, e.m. Wave Interactions with Plasmas, Optics of Plasmas.
Prof. Rahul GoyalExperimental and Numerical (CFD) Study on Hydraulic Turbines During Off-design and Transient Operations to Increase the Efficiency of Turbine and to Minimize Dynamic Pressure Loading.
Prof. Ramesh NarayananPlasma Sources in Different Geometries, with Emphasis on ECR and RF Sources.
Prof. Ravi K. KumarSolar Thermal Energy Systems for Desalination, Process Heating and Power Generation, Thermal Energy Storage, Hydrogen Storage; Forecasting of Solar Radiation.
Prof. S.K. TyagiEnergy and Energy Analyses, Solar-Biomass, Solar Thermal, Energy Conservation.
Prof. Sandeep PathakFabrication of Perovskite based Photovoltaic Devices, Photo-Physical Properties.
Prof. Satyananda KarAtmospheric Pressure Plasma, Plasma Sources (DC, RF, mw), Plasma Diagnostics, Plasma Processing, Waves in Plasmas, PIII and Tribology.
Prof. Sourav MandalAmorphous and Microcrystalline Silicon Materials, HIT Solar Cells, Tandem Solar Cells.
Prof. Sumit K. ChattopadhyayPower Electronic Converters for Renewable Energy (Mainly Solar-Photovoltaics and Wind), Smart-Grid, Micro-grid, HVDC, FACTS, MV-Drives, Energy-Storage, Induction-Furnace, Arc-Furnace, Electric-Traction, Ship-Propulsion and Electric-Vehicle Applications.
Prof. Supravat KarakOrganic & Hybrid Photovoltaic Devices, Thin Film Electronics, Ultrafast Photodetectors, Device Physics.
Prof. Tara Chandra KandpalSolar Concentrators, Solar Thermal Devices, Renewable Energy Education and Training, Economics and Financing of Renewable Energy.
Prof. Vamsi KrishnaNano-science and Nano-photonics for Enhancing the Solar Cell Efficiency.
Prof. Vinod KumarDevelopment of Nanostructures, Nanocomposites, Nanophosphors.
Prof. Vipin KumarElectrochemical energy storage using metal–sulfur batteries.