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Yogesh Kumar Sharma
Yogesh Kumar Sharma Assistant Professor yogeshfph[at] 91-1332-284861 Website
Areas of Interest
  • Experimental Condesnsed Matter Physics, Energy Storage Materilas: Nanomaterials, crystal Structure, Ionic and electronic conduction
  • Energy Storage, Li-ion Battery, Supercapacitor, Fuel cells
  • Solid State Ionics, Li- Kinetics, Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy
  • Nanotechnology And Nanoscience, Fabrication of Nanofibers by Electrospinning Technique ,Nano-hybrids, Nano-Composites
  • Functional Materials, Ferroelectric and Magnetic Materials: Synthesis and Characterization
Professional Background
2011On GoingAssistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20102011Post Doctoral FellowEnergy Research Institute, Singapore
20042005Senior Research FellowIIT Roorkee
Honors and Awards
Secretary (Elected)Indian Solid State Ionics Society (ISSIS)2018
Institute Research Fellowship 2018IIT Roorkee2018
Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant award Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute2017
Visiting Scientist Nationa Chiao Tung University Hsinchu, TaiwanDec 2016
Visiting ProfessorUniversity of Calgary, CanadaJuly 2013
DST-SERB International Travel grantDST-SERB, Govt. of India2013
DST-SERB Fast track Young Science GrantDST-SERB, Govt. of India2013
Listed in Marquis Who's Who in the WorldEnergy Research Institute , Singapore2011
Best graduate researcher awardFaculty of Science, National University of Singapore2009
Graduate Student Travel GrantThe Electrochemical Society, USA2008
Graduate Research ScholarshipNational University of Singapore, Singapore2005
National University of Singapore (NUS) - President Research Scholarship, in the recognition of outstNational University of Singapore2007
Master Mayank Gold Medal, Master of ScienceC.C.S University, Meerut, India2001
3rd rank, MSc PhysicsCCS University Meerut2001
Educational Details
PhDCondensed Matter PhyiscsNational University of Singapore, Singapore2010
M. Tech.Solid State Electronic Materials (Physics)I.I.T Roorkee, Roorkee2004
Administrative Background
20162017Faculty Adviser, Swimming Institute Sports Council
2016on goingMember, Department Research Committee Department of Physics, IITR
2017on going Member, Institute Reserach CommitteeIIT Roorkee
2016on going officer-in charge, Photovoltaics LaboratoryDepartment of Physics, IITR
20122014Officer in Charge, Time Table and ExamIIT Roorkee, Saharanpur Campus
20122013Faculty AdvisorHobbies Club, IIT Roorkee, Saharanpur Campus
20122014Member, Department Academic CommitteeIIT Roorkee, Saharanpur Campus
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Development of a sustainable and safe hybrid supercapacitor for defecence and space applicationsTechnology Development Mission, DST2018
Fabrication and Performance Optimization of Hybrid Supercapacitor Device Defence Research Development Organization2018
Robust and Chemically Stable Nano Fiber Li-Stuffed Garnet Membranes for Next Generation All-Solid-StINDO-Canada, Shastri Institute Collaborative Research2017
Indo-Taiwan Project, Development of novel hybrid supercapacitor based on Li2MnSiO4 and activated carGITA-DST and MOST Taiwan2016
Nanostructured Mn-based Silicate: Cathode Material for High Energy/Power Denisty Li-ion Batteries.CSIR, Govt. of India2015
Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured Mn-based Oxides as Li-ion battery electrodeDST-SERB, Govt. of India2013
Fabrication of 1D, High Aspect Ratio, Aligned Nanofibers of Metal Oxides by Electrospinning MethodDAE-BRNS, Govt. of India2012
Synthesis and Characterization of Nano-Phase Oxide Materials and Their Application as Electrode maSponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee2011
  • Indian Solid State Ionics Society (ISSIS, Life Member
  • Indian Physics Association, Life Member
  • Material Research Society Sigapore, Member
  • Material Research Society, India, Member
  • The Electrochemical Society, USA, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Structure Analysis of NanomaterialsNT-601M.Tech NanotechnologySpring
Electromagnetic theoryPHN-008B. Tech. 1st year Spring
Modern PhysicsPHN-007B. Tech. 1st year Autumn
Electricity and MagnetismPH-202 MM. Tech 2nd yearSpring
Physics PracticalsPH-101B. Tech. Ist yearSpring
Advanced Characterization TechniquesAS-901PrePhDAutumn
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Mr. Amit kumar Metal Carbonate-rGO nanocomposite as electrode material for energy storage devices
Mr. Asit SahooSi-based nanocomposite as Li-battery anode material
Mr. Sandeep SundriyalFerrite based nanofibers as multiferroic material
Mr. MeeteshCathode Material for LIBs
Mr. Harish PalNanotechnology
Ms. AkankshaModeling and Simulations on LIBS
Ms. MilanLi-intercalalation induced magnetism
Abhinav Tandon Nano Devices
Shalu Rani Flexible devices
Dr. Jai Bhagwan, RANanofibers based solid state electrolyte
Dr. Nagesh Kumar , Post Doctoral FellowNanotechnology, Energy Storage Materials
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Nanofibers by Electrospinning Technique and Applications.Mr. JaiBhagwanAJuly 2012
Nanostructured Li2MnSiO4: A novel electrode Material for supercapacitorMs Prerna CharurvediA2011
Nano hybrids of Metal Oxides or Metal Carbonate/ Polymer for Energy Storage.Mr. Amit KumarO July 2012
Graphene-Metal Oxides nano-composite as Energy storage Material Mr. Asit SahooOJan 2014
Dielectric and Magnetic properties of electrospuned oxide nanofibersMr. Sandeep SundriyalOJan 2015
modelling and Simulation on Li-battery electrodeMs. AkankshaO2015
Cathode Material for LIBs Mr. MeeteshO2016
Nanostuructured Material for Energy storage devicesMr. Harish PalO2016
Intercalation based magnetismMs. MilanO2016
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
IIT Kharagpur Invited speaker in Indo-German conference on electrochemical energy storage and Modeling (2016)17-20,Feb
UAE, DUBAIDUBAI, DAE presenting the paper in 4th Nanotoday ConferenceDec, 2015
Mahatma Gandhi University Priyadarshini Hills P. O. Kottayam, Kerala,Invited Speaker and chair of session in International Conference on nano-science and nanotechnology Dec 2014
University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada As a visiting ProfessorAug 2013
Laval University Qubec City CanadaInternational Conference and Exhibition on Advanced and Nano MaterialsAug 2013
National University Singapore, SingaporeIntl. Conf. Mater. for Adv. Technol.June 2011
National University Singapore, SingaporeIntl. Conf. Mater. for Adv. Technol.June 2009
USA214th ECS meeting, HawaiiOCT 2008
IMRE, Singapore3rd MRS-S Conf. on Adv. Mater.Feb 2008
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia3rd Math. and Phys. Sci. Graduate Congr. (MPSGC)Dec 2007
National University Singapore, SingaporeIntl. Conf. Mater. for Adv. Technol., (ICMAT)July 2007
National International Collaboration
Prof. B.V.R Chowdari Nanyang Technological University, SingaporeRP
Prof. V. ThangaduraiDepartment of Chemistry, University of CalgaryRP
Prof. T.-Y. Tseng National Chiao Tung University TaiwanRP
Dr. M. SrinivasanSchool of Material Science & Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, SingaporeRP
Prof. AlexSchool of Material Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, SingaporeRP
Dr. Raju Kumar GuptaChemical Engineering, IIT KanpurRP
Prof. Anjan SilDepartment of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT RoorkeeRP
Refereed Journal Papers

Total citations ~2050 and h-index – 16, Average impact factor of published papers- ~3.9  

                                                   Published Paper After Joining IITR ( Feb, 2011 onwards)


38. "One-Pot Synthesis of Pure Phase Mn3O4 at Room Temperature and Probing its Long Term Supercapacitive Performance" Amit Kumar, Nagesh Kumar and Yogesh Sharma, Ionics (2018) Accepted

37. "Incorporation of Alloy-de-Alloy Phase with Conversion Based Manganese Oxide to Enable High and Stable Capacity and Density Functional Theory studies of CdMn2O4 ", Asit Sahoo, B. Deka and Yogesh Sharma  J. Electrochem Soc. (2018). (Accepted)

36. "Probing the electrical properties and energy storage performance of electrospun ZnMn2O4 nanofibers", Jai Bhagwan, Nagesh Kumar, K.L. Yadav and Yogesh Sharma, Solid State Ionics 321 (2018) 75.

35. "Improved Energy stotage, magentic and electrical properties of alligned, high aspect ratio, mesoporous electrospunned spinel-NiMn2Onanofibers", Jai Bhagwan, S. Rani, V. Sivasanakran, K. L. Yadav and Yogesh SharmaAppl. Surf. Sci426 (2017) 913 (Impact Factor: 3.387)

34. "Improvement in dielectric, ferroelectric and ferromagnetic characteristics of Ba 0.9 Sr 0.1 Zr 0.1 Ti 0.9 O 3-NiFe 2 O 4 composites, A Jain, AK Panwar, AK Jha and Yogesh Sharma, Ceramic International  43 (2017) 5734 (Impact Factor: 2.96)

33. “In -situ Conversion of Manganese Carbonate to Manganese oxide/hydroxide and its supercapacitive analysis in aqueous KOH solution” by Amit Kumar and Yogesh Sharma*  Ionics   (2017) DOI: 10.1007/s11581-017-2146-2 (Impact Factor: 2.2).

32. “Nanofibers of Spinel-CdMn2O4: A new and high performance material for Supercapacitor and Li-ion batteries”, Jai BhagwanAsit Sahoo, K. L. Yadav and Yogesh Sharma*, J. Alloys and Comp. 703 (2017) 86 (Impact Factor: 3.01).

31. “Physicochemical and electrochemical performance of LiFe1-xNixPO4 (0 ≤ x ≤ 1.0) solid solution as potential cathode material for rechargeable lithium-ion battery”, R. Saroha, A. K. Panwar*  and Yogesh SharmaCeramic International 43 (2017) 10253.

30. “Development of surface functionalized ZnO-doped LiFePO4/C composites as alternative cathode material for lithium ion batteries”, R. Saroha, A. K. Panwar*, Yogesh Sharma, P. K. Tyagi, and  S. Ghosh, Applied Surface Science 394 (2017) 25 (Impact Factor: 3.387).

29. "Synthesis and transport properties of nanostructured lithium manganese silicate (Li2 MnSiO4) as Li-ion battery cathode material."  Prerna Chaturvedi, Anjan Sil, and Yogesh Sharma*, Solid State Ionics 297 (2016) 68. (Impact Factor: 2.380)

28.  “"Porous, one-dimensional and high aspect ratio nanofibric network of cobalt manganese oxide as a high performance material for aqueous and solid-state supercapacitor (2 V), Jai Bhagwan, V. Sivasanakran, K. L. Yadav and Yogesh Sharma*J. Power Sources 327 (2016) 29 (Impact Factor: 6.23)

27. “Energy storage performance of hybrid aqueous supercapacitor based on nano-Li2MnSiO4 and activated carbon”, by Parerna Chaturvedi, Anjan Sil and Yogesh Sharma*Ionics, 22 (2016) 1719 (Impact Factor: 2.1)

26. “Energy storage performance of urea combustion derived nanocrystalline-Li2MnSiO4 as a novel electrode material for symmetric supercapacitor by by Parerna Chaturvedi, Anjan Sil and Yogesh Sharma*AIP Conf. Proc.., 1731 (2016) 050058 (1-3) 

25. “Structurally induced spin canting and metamagnetism in CoFe2O4 nanoparticles synthesized via co-precipitation method”, by Stuti Rani, Yogesh Sharma and G. D. Varma, J. Supercond. Nov. Magn.  28 (2015) 3633.

24. “Porous, One dimensional and High Aspect Ratio Mn3O4 Nanofibers: Fabrication and Optimization for Enhanced Supercapacitive Properties”,  by Jai BhagwanAsit Sahoo, K. L. Yadav and Yogesh SharmaElectrochim. Acta., 174 (2015) 992 (Impact Factor: 4.794)

23. “Cost effcetive urea combustion derived mesoporous- Li2MnSiO4 as a novel material for supercapacitor",  Parerna Chaturvedi, Amit Kumar, Anjan Sil and Yogesh Sharma*RSC Adv., 5 (2015) 25126 (Impact Factor: 3.84)

22. “Synthesis of nanoporous hypercrosslinked polyaniline (HCPANI) for gas sorption and electrochemical supercapacitor applications”, Vivek Sharma, Asit Sahoo, Yogesh Sharma and Paritosh Mohanty, RSC Adv., 5 (2015) 45749.

21. “Nanofiber of Mn3O4: Fabrication and application as supercapacitor electrode, Jai Bhagwan, K. L. Yadav and Yogesh Sharma*AIP Conf. Proc., 1665 (2015) 050188.

20. “Synthesis and characterization of nanostructured ternary zinc manganese oxide as novel supercapacitor material”, Asit Sahoo and Yogesh Sharma*Mater. Chem. Phys. 149 (2015) 721. (Impact Factor: 2.1).

19. “Mixed Magnetic Phases in CO3O4 nanoparticle synthesized by coprecipitation method”, Stuti Rani, Yogesh Sharmaand G. D. Verma, AIP Conf. Proc 1591, (2014), 526.

18. “Electrochemical Reactivity with Lithium of spinel-type ZnFe2-y CryO4 (0≤ y≤ 2)”, Pei Fen Teh, Stevin S Pramana, Chunjoong Kim, Chieh-Ming Chen, Cheng-Hao Chuang, Yogesh Sharma, Jordi Cabana and Madhavi Srinivasan, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117 (2013)  24213 (Impact Factor: 4.536).

17. "Nanosphere of Metal Carbonates: Synthesis and Characterization as energy storage materials", Yogesh Sharma*, Amit Kumar and Prerna Chaturvedi”, Nano Studies, 8 (2013) 171.

16. “Electrospun Zn1-xMnxFe2O4 nanofibers as anodes for lithium ion batteries and the impact of mixed transition metallic oxides on battery performance”, P. F. Teh,  S. S. Pramana, Yogesh Sharma, Y. W. Ko and M. Srinivasan ACS Appl. Mater. Interface, 5 (2013), 5461.(Impact Factor: 7.504).

15. “Tuning the morphology of ZnMn2O4 lithium ion battery anodes by electrospinning and its effect on electrochemical performance”, P. F. Teh, Yogesh Sharma, S. S. Pramana, Y.W. Ko and M. Srinivasan, RSC Adv., 3 (2013), 2812 (Impact Factor: 3.84).

14. "Electrospun polyaniline nanofibers web electrodes for supercapacitors", S. Chaudhary, Yogesh Sharma, R. Jose, S. Mhaisalkar, S. RamKrishanaa and M. Srinivasan, J. App. Poly. Sci., 129 (2013)1660 (Impcat Factor: 1.768).

13“Nanofibers-NiCo2O4: Fabrication and Li-storage properties”Yogesh Sharma and M. Srinivasan AIP Conf. Proc.,1447 (2012) 365.

                                   Paper published during Post docs @ Energy Research Institute, Singapore (2009-2010)

12. "Achieving High Specific Charge Capacitances in Fe3O4/Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanohybrids”, W. Shi, J. Zhu, D. H.  Sim, Y. Y. Tay, Z. Lu, X. Zhang, Yogesh Sharma, M. Srinivasan, H. Zhang, H. H. Hng and Q. Yan, J. Mater. Chem., 21(2011) 3422 (Impact Factor: 7.443). 

11. "Cobalt oxide nanowall arrays on reduced graphene oxide sheets with controlled phase, grain size and porosity for Li-ion battery electrodes”,  J.  Zhu, Yogesh K. Sharma, Z.  Zeng,  X.  Zhang, M. Srinivasan, S. Mhaisalkar, H.  Zhang, H.  H. Hng and Q. Yan, J. Phys. Chem. C., 115 (2011) 8400. (Impact Factor: 4.772)

10. "Nano-web Anodes composed of One Dimensional, High aspect ratio, Size Tunable Electrospun ZnFe2O4 Nanofibers for Lithium Ion Batteries", P. F. Teh,  Yogesh  Sharma, S. S. Pramana and M. Srinivasan, J. Mater Chem., 21 (2011) 14999.(Impact Factor: 8.867)

                           Papers published during PhD @ Department of Physics, National University of Singapore ( 2005-2010)

9. “Li- storage and cycling properties of spinel, CdFe2O4 as an anode for Li-ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao and B. V. R. Chowdari, Bull. Mater. Sci., 32 (2009) 295. (Impact Factor: 1.017)

8. "Nano-(Cd1/3Co1/3Zn1/3)CO3: a new and high capacity anode material for Li-ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao and B. V. R. Chowdari, J. Mater. Chem., 19 (2009) 5047. (Impact Factor: 8.867)

7. “Li-storage and cycleability of nano-CdSnOas an anode material for Li-ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao and B. V. R. Chowdari, J. Power Sources, 192 (2009), 627. (Impact Factor: 6.23)

6. “Studies on nano-‘CaO.SnO2’ and nano-CaSnO3 as anodes for Li-ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao and B. V. R. Chowdari, Chem. Mater., 20 (2008), 6829. (Impact Factor: 9.446)

5. "Studies on spinel cobaltites, FeCo2O4 and MgCo2Oas anodes for Li-ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao and B. V. R. Chowdari, Solid State Ionics, 179 (2008), 587. (Impact Factor: 2.112)

4. “Li-storage and cyclability of urea combustion derived ZnFe2O4 as anode for Li-ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao and B. V. R. Chowdari, Electrochim. Acta, 53 (2008), 2380. (Impact Factor: 4.794)

3. “Li -recycling behavior of nanophase-CuCo2Oas anode for lithium ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao and B. V. R. Chowdari, J. Power Sources, 173 (2007), 495. (Impact Factor: 6.23)

2. “Nanophase-ZnCo2O4 as a high performance anode material for Li-ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao and B. V. R. Chowdari, Adv. Funct. Mater., 17 (2007), 2855. (Impact Factor: 11.328)

                                               Papers published during M. Tech @ Department of Physics, IITR ( 2002-2004)

1. "Structural and dielectric properties of MgO doped 0.8PMN-0.2PT solid solution", Yogesh Sharma, Anjan Sil and K.L. Yadav, Ind. J. Eng. Mater. Sci., 12 (2005), 317. (Impact Factor: 0.523).

 International/National Conferences

16. "Nanostructured Mn-based Oxides and Carbonates for Li-ion batteries and Supercapacitor", 10th National Conference on solid State Chemistry and Allied Areas (ISCAS 2017), Delhi Technological University July 1-3 , 2017 ( INVITED TALK)

15. “Nanostructured lithium manganese orthosilicate (Li2MnSiO4): a prospective electrode material for Li-ion batteries and supercapacitors” Joint Indo German Workshop on Electrochemical Storage Systems: Synergy of Materials Design and Modelling, IIT Kharagpur Feb. 17-20, 2016 (INVITED TALK).

14. “Co-precipitation routed cubical assembly of Nano-MnCO3: A prospective electrode material for supercapacitor”, by Amit Kumar and Yogesh Shrama, 4th Nanotoday Conference Dubai, December 6-10, 2015.

13.  Fabrication and characterization of Mn-based oxides as electrode material for supercapacitor, by K. L. Yadav, JaiBhagwan and Yogesh Sharma, 4th Nanotoday conference Dubai, December 6-10, 2015.

12. “Fabrication of porous, aligned, one dimensional and high aspect ratio nanofibers of Mn- based oxides by electrospinning method and their storage properties”, Yogesh Sharma, Second International Conference on nanostructured Materials and Nanocomposites (ICNM 2014), Kottayam, Kerala, December, 2014 (INVITED TALK).

11. “Nano-sphere of Metal Carbonates: Synthesis and Charcaterization as Energy Storage Material”, by Amit Kumar, Prerna Chaturvedi and Yogesh Sharma, International Conference and Exhibition on Advanced & Nano Materials(ICANM-2013), Quebec, Canada, 2013 (Oral Presentation).

10.  “Nanofibers of NiCo2O4: Fabrication and Li-storage Properties by Yogesh Sharma and Madhavi Srinivasan, 56-DAE solid state symposium, December , 2012, Kattankulathur, SRM university, Chennai, India

10.“Electrospunned nano-fibers of Fe-based ternary oxide and its application in Li-ion batteries as anode material”, P. F. Teh, S. S. Pramana, Yogesh Sharma  and M. Srinivasan, Intl. Conf. Mater. for Adv. Technol., (ICMAT), June, 2011, Singapore.

9. “Nanohexagons- ZnCo2O4 and its application as supercapacitor electrode”, S. Chaudhari,  Yogesh Sharma  and M. Srinivasan, Intl. Conf. Mater. for Adv. Technol., (ICMAT), June, 2011, Singapore.

8.“Li-Storage and Cyclability of CdFe2O4 as Anode for Li-ion Batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao and B. V. R. Chowdari, ICMAT, June, 2009, Singapore (oral presentation).

7.“Nano phase CdSnO3 as an anode material for Li-ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao and B. V. R. Chowdari, paper presented at 3rd MRS-S Conf. on Adv. Mater., Feb, 2008, IMRE, Singapore (poster presentation).

6.“Nano-phase (Cd1/3Zn1/3Co1/3)CO3 : A high capacity anode material for Li-ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao and B. V. R. Chowdari, paper presented at 214th ECS meeting, October, 2008, Hawaii, USA (oral).

5.“Nano-CaSnO3: synthesis and Li-cyclability as anode for Li-ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao and B. V. R. Chowdari, Intl. Conf. Mater. for Adv. Technol., (ICMAT), July, 2007, Singapore (oral presentation).

 4.“Li-recyclability of oxides with the spinel structure, MCo2O(M= metal)”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao and B. V. R. Chowdari, ICMAT, July, 2007, Singapore (oral presentation).

3.“Nano-phase ternary metal oxides as anodes for Li-ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao and B. V. R. Chowdari, 3rd Math. and Phys. Sci. Graduate Congr. (MPSGC), December, 2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

2. “PMN-PT Relaxor Ferroelectrics”,   Yogesh Sharma, Subhash Sharma, Puja Goel and K. L. Yadav, proceeding of 4th   Asian Meeting on Ferroelectrics, held on IISc, Banglore 2003 (poster presentation).

1.“Effect of Sintering temperature and simultaneous addition of MgO and PbO on 0.8PMN -0.2PT solid solution”, Yogesh Sharma, Anjan Sil and K.L.Yadav, proceedings of 13th National conference on   Ferroelectrics , held on University of Delhi, India. 2004 (poster presentation).