Pulse Laboratory -Group

Group Leader


Dr. Kanwar Singh Nalwa
Assistant Professor

Educational qualification:
B.Tech. in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, 2007, IIT Kanpur
PhD in Electrical Engineering, 2011, Iowa state University
Professional Experience:
PTD (R&D) Process Development Engineer & Manager
Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, Oregon USA (Aug. 2011 - Sept. 2019)
Research interest: Perovskite and organic solar cells, Energy storage materials and devices (Batteries), Modeling of aforementioned systems, Multifunctional Biochemical sensors.
Email: ksnalwa[AT]iitk.ac.in


Current Post Docs

Ilesha Avasthi
Co-advisor: Prof. Ashish Garg (SEE)

Educational qualification: PhD(2020), Chemistry, IIT Kanpur
Research interest: Organic materials for Lithium ion batteries
Email: ilesha[AT]iitk.ac.in


Current PhD students

Yugesh Kumar
Co-advisor: Prof. Ashish Garg (SEE)

Educational qualification: M. Tech (2019), Physics, NIT Durgapur
Research interest: Perovskite and organic solar cells
Email: yugesh[AT]iitk.ac.in

 

Sawan Kumar Dubey

Educational qualification: B. Tech(2017), Mechanical Engineering, DIT University Dehradun
Research interest: Tandem solar cells.
Email: dubeysawan20[AT]iitk.ac.in

 

Kunwar Pratap Singh Yadav
Co-advisor: Prof. Ashish Garg (SEE)

Educational qualification: M.Tech (2020), Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Energy Systems, IIT Mandi
Research interest: Defect characterization of solar cells
Email: kunwar20[AT]iitk.ac.in

 

Joseph Nishanth
Co-advisor: Prof. Vishal Agarwal (CHE)

Educational qualification: M.Tech (2021), Materials Engineering, NITK Surathkal
Research interest: Energy storage materials
Email: josephnj21[AT]iitk.ac.in

 

Lokesh Yadav
Co-advisor: Prof. Vivek Verma (MSE)

Educational qualification: BT-MT dual, Materials Science and Engineering, IIT Kanpur
Research interest: Synthesis of new organic materials
Email:lokeshy21[AT]iitk.ac.in

 

Vishal Ranawade
Co-advisor: Prof. Amit Verma (EE)

Educational qualification: M. Tech (2021), Metallurgy and Material Science, College of Engineering Pune
Research interest: Development of Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems
Email:vishalar21[AT]iitk.ac.in

 

Current Masters students


Rakesh Potnuru
Co-advisor: Prof. Ashish Garg (SEE)

Educational qualification: B. Tech (2018), Electrical Engineering, GVPCOE(JNTU-K)
Research interest: Liquid Metal Batteries using earth abundant materials
Email: rakh[AT]iitk.ac.in

 

Maaroof Abdul Kareem
BT-MT student

Educational qualification:BT-MT Dual Degree (2016-Present), Materials Science and Engineering, IITK
Research interest: Device Modeling of Perovskite Solar cells
Email: maaroof[AT]iitk.ac.in

 

Manish Chandra Yadav
BT-MT student

Co-advisor: Prof. Raju Gupta (CHE)

Educational qualification:BT-MT Dual Degree (2017-Present), Materials Science and Engineering, IITK
Research interest: Modeling of degradation in Lithium ion batteries
Email: cymanish[AT]iitk.ac.in

 

Raman Kumar
BT-MT student

Educational qualification:BT-MT Dual Degree (2017-Present), Materials Science and Engineering, IITK
Research interest: Modeling of Perovskite Solar cells
Email: raman[AT]iitk.ac.in

 

Shreyansh Yadav
BT-MT student

Educational qualification:BT-MT Dual Degree (2017-Present), Materials Science and Engineering, IITK
Research interest: Modeling of ion migration in perovskite tandem cells
Email:shreydv[AT]iitk.ac.in

 

Rahul Verma
Co-advisor: Prof. Kaustubh Kulkarni (MSE)

Educational qualification: B. Tech (2016), Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, NIT Srinagar
Research interest: Liquid Metal Batteries
Email: rrverma20[AT]iitk.ac.in

 

Gayatri Gollapudi
Co-advisor: Prof. Ashish Garg (SEE)

Educational qualification: B.Tech (2017), Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, NIT Durgapur
Research interest: Electronic materials & Solar Photovoltaics
Email: gayatri20[AT]iitk.ac.in

 

Viswanath Kolavennu

Educational qualification: B.Tech (2020), Mechanical Engineering, FET Jain University, Bangalore
Research interest: Thermal Management System for Solar Cells
Email: viswanathk20[AT]iitk.ac.in