Yogesh Kumar Sharma - Department of Physics,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Yogesh Kumar Sharma
Yogesh Kr. Sharma Associate professor yogesh.sharma@ph.iitr.ac.in 91-1332-284861
Areas of Interest
  • Rechargeable Battery Technologiest, Research and Development on Lithium, Sodium and Magnesium batteries, Flexible Energy Storage Devices: Superapacitors and Batteries, Solid State Ionics, Li- Kinetics, Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy, Nanoscince and Nanotechnology , Nanofibers, Nancompsoites, Nanohybrids
Professional Background
2018-01-01OngoingAssociate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2011-01-017 years Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2010-01-011 year Post Doctoral FellowEnergy Research Institute, Singapore
2004-01-011 year Senior Research FellowIIT Roorkee
Multiple Posts
2017-01-01OngoingMember, Institute Reserach CommitteeIIT Roorkee
2016-01-011 year Faculty Adviser, Swimming Institute Sports Council
2016-01-01OngoingMember, Department Research Committee Department of Physics, IITR
2016-01-01Ongoingofficer-in charge, Photovoltaics LaboratoryDepartment of Physics, IITR
2012-01-012 years Officer in Charge, Time Table and ExamIIT Roorkee, Saharanpur Campus
2012-01-011 year Faculty AdvisorHobbies Club, IIT Roorkee, Saharanpur Campus
2012-01-012 years Member, Department Academic CommitteeIIT Roorkee, Saharanpur Campus
Honors and Awards
Institute Research Fellowship 2018IIT Roorkee2018
Secretary (Elected)Indian Solid State Ionics Society (ISSIS)2018
Visiting Scientist Nationa Chiao Tung University Hsinchu, Taiwan2016
Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant award Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute2017
Visiting ProfessorUniversity of Calgary, Canada2013
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
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Development of a sustainable and safe hybrid supercapacitor for defecence and space applicationsTechnology Development Mission, DST2018-04Ongoing
Design and Development of high performance supercapatteries for solar applications (Solar Lantern, Solar Home Light)MNRE, Govt. of India2020-08Ongoing
Fabrication and Performance Optimization of Hybrid Supercapacitor DeviceDefence Research Development Organization2017-10Ongoing
Robust and Chemically Stable Nano Fiber Li-Stuffed Garnet Membranes for Next Generation All-Solid-StINDO-Canada, Shastri Institute Collaborative Research2017-01Ongoing
Indo-Taiwan Project, Development of novel hybrid supercapacitor based on Li2MnSiO4 and activated carGITA-DST and MOST Taiwan2016-01Ongoing
Nanostructured Mn-based Silicate: Cathode Material for High Energy/Power Denisty Li-ion Batteries.CSIR, Govt. of India2015-01Ongoing
Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured Mn-based Oxides as Li-ion battery electrodeDST-SERB, Govt. of India2013-017 years 7 months
Fabrication of 1D, High Aspect Ratio, Aligned Nanofibers of Metal Oxides by Electrospinning MethodDAE-BRNS, Govt. of India2012-018 years 7 months
Synthesis and Characterization of Nano-Phase Oxide Materials and Their Application as Electrode maSponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee2011-019 years 7 months
  • 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
Modern PhysicsPHN-007B. Tech. 1st year Autumn
Structure Analysis of NanomaterialsNT-601M.Tech NanotechnologySpring
Electromagnetic theoryPHN-008B. Tech. 1st year Spring
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. Nagesh Kumar , Post Doctoral FellowNanotechnology, Energy Storage Materials
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Nanofibers by Electrospinning Technique and Applications.Mr. JaiBhagwanO2020-08
Nanostructured Li2MnSiO4: A novel electrode Material for supercapacitorDr. Prerna CharurvediO2011-01
Nano hybrids of Metal Oxides or Metal Carbonate/ Polymer for Energy Storage.Dr. Amit KumarO2020-08
Graphene-Metal Oxides nano-composite as Energy storage Material Mr. Asit SahooO2020-08
Dielectric and Magnetic properties of electrospuned oxide nanofibersMr. Sandeep SundriyalO2020-08
modelling and Simulation on Li-battery electrodeMs. AkankshaO2015-01
Cathode Material for LIBs Mr. MeeteshO2016-01
Nanostuructured Material for Energy storage devicesMr. Harish PalO2016-01
Intercalation based magnetismMs. MilanO2016-01
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada As a visiting Professor2013-01-01
Mahatma Gandhi University Priyadarshini Hills P. O. Kottayam, Kerala,Invited Speaker and chair of session in International Conference on nano-science and nanotechnology 2014-01-01
IIT KharagpurInvited speaker in Indo-German conference on electrochemical energy storage and Modeling (2016)
UAE, DUBAIDUBAI, DAE presenting the paper in 4th Nanotoday Conference2015-01-01
Laval University Qubec City CanadaInternational Conference and Exhibition on Advanced and Nano Materials2013-01-01
National University Singapore, SingaporeIntl. Conf. Mater. for Adv. Technol.2011-01-01
National University Singapore, SingaporeIntl. Conf. Mater. for Adv. Technol.2009-01-01
USA214th ECS meeting, Hawaii2008-01-01
IMRE, Singapore3rd MRS-S Conf. on Adv. Mater.2008-01-01
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia3rd Math. and Phys. Sci. Graduate Congr. (MPSGC)2007-01-01
National University Singapore, SingaporeIntl. Conf. Mater. for Adv. Technol., (ICMAT)2007-01-01
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
International Meeting on Energy Storage Devices IMESD 2018MNRE, CPRI, DAE-BRNS, DRDO2018-12
National Conference on Solid State IonicsDRDO, DST, CSIR, IITR2019-12
National International Collaboration
Prof. B.V.R Chowdari Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Prof. V. ThangaduraiDepartment of Chemistry, University of Calgary
Prof. T.-Y. Tseng National Chiao Tung University Taiwan
Dr. M. SrinivasanSchool of Material Science & Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Prof. AlexSchool of Material Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dr. Raju Kumar GuptaChemical Engineering, IIT Kanpur
Prof. Anjan SilDepartment of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Roorkee
Laboratory Webpage



1.    “A method of synthesizing pure phase sodium manganese silicate (Na2MnSiO4)”, Yogesh Sharma and Harishpal Kumar, (201911032658).

2.    “A method of developing sodium-ion conductor for next generation solid-state sodium-ion battery”, Yogesh Sharma, Allu Vinodh Kumar and B. P. Dubey (202011030681).

3.    “Protective ion-conducting flexible electrolyte-cum-separator sheet for solid-state battery having Li/Na metal- anodes and methods for producing the same”, Yogesh Sharma, Asit Sahoo and B. P. Dubey (202011051145).

4.     “High performance Sodium ion battery (SIB) Anode material using Rice Straw and its method of synthesis” Yogesh Sharma, Asit Sahoo, N. Kumar and Akash Soni (2020111001722).


5.     “Cattle Manure derived Hard Carbon as electrode material for Sodium ion batteries and Supercapacitors” Yogesh Sharma, Asit Sahoo, N. Kumar and Akash Soni (202011048103).


Refereed Journal Papers

Publications  Total – 52 

Total citations: ~3000 (Google scholar) and h-index – 22;

Average Impact Factor of journal – 4.464

Some of Selected Papers: 

"Controlled generation and tuning the oxygen defects in nanofibers of Ca2Fe2O5 toward high and stable Li-ion battery anode", S. K. Sundriyal and Yogesh Sharma, Applied Surface Science  15  (2021) 150055 (Impact Factor: 6.182

“Toward the Origin of Magnetic Field Dependent Storage Properties: A Case Study on Supercapacitive Performance of FeCo2O4 Nanofibers”, Milan Singh, Asit Sahoo, K. L. Yadav, Yogesh Sharma, ACS Appl. Mater. Interface 12 (2020) 49530 (Impact Factor: 8.758)  

 “Revealing the Effect of Oxygen Defects and Morphology on Li-Storage Performance of Calcium Iron Oxide” Sandeep Kumar Sundriyal, Yogesh Sharma, J. Electrochem. Soc., 167 (2020) 110526 (Impact Factor: 3.721 )

 “Role of Oxygen Deficiency and Microstructural Voids/Gaps in Nanostructures of Ca2Fe2O5 as an Anode Toward Next-Generation High-Performance Li-ion Batteries”, Sandeep Kumar Sundriyal, Yogesh Sharma, ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 3 (2020) 6360 (Impact Factor: 4.473)

 “Facile and One-step In-situ Synthesis of Pure Phase Mesoporous Li2MnSiO4/CNTs Nanocomposite for Hybrid Supercapacitors”, Nagesh Kumar, Meetesh Singh, Amit Kumar, Tseung Y. Tseng, Yogesh Sharma, ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 3 (2020) 2450 (Impact Factor:4.473 )

“Morphological, dielectric and transport properties of garnet-type Li6.25+yAl0.25La3Zr2-yMnyO12 (y = 0, 0.05, 0.1, and 0.2)”, Brahma Prakash Dubey, Asit Sahoo, Venkataraman Thangadurai, Yogesh Sharma, Solid State Ionics, 351 (2020) 115339 (Impact Factor: 3.107 )

“Synthesis of Free-Standing Flexible rGO/MWCNT Films for Symmetric Supercapacitor Application”, Amit Kumar, Nagesh Kumar, Yogesh Sharma, Jihperng Leu, Tseung Y Tseng,  Nanoscale Res Lett., 14 (2019) 266 (Impact Factor: 3.581  )

 “One-Pot Synthesis of Pure Phase Mn3O4 at Room Temperature and Probing its Long Term Supercapacitive Performance”, Amit Kumar, Nagesh Kumar, Yogesh Sharma, Ionics, 25 (2019) 707. (Impact Factor: 2.394)

"Incorporation of alloy-de-alloy phase with conversion based manganese oxide to enable high and stable capacity and density functional theory study of CdMn2O4", Asit Sahoo, Bhrigumoni Deka, Yogesh Sharma, J. Electrochem. Soc. 165 (2018) A1610. (Impact Factor: 3.662)

“Probing the electrical properties and energy storage performance of electrospun ZnMn2O4 nanofibers”, Jai Bhagwan, Nagesh Kumar, K. L. Yadav, Yogesh Sharma, Solid State Ionics 321 (2018) 75.  (Impact Factor: 2.751)

“Numerical modeling of transport limitations in lithium titanate anodes”, Muhammad Rashid, Asit Sahoo, Amit Gupta, Yogesh Sharma, Electrochim. Acta 283 (2018) 313. (Impact Factor: 5.116)

 "Improved energy storage, magnetic and electrical properties of aligned, high aspect ratio, mesoporous electrospunned spinel-NiMn2O4 nanofibers", Jai Bhagwan, S. Rani, V. Sivasanakran, K. L. Yadav, Yogesh Sharma, Applied Surface Science 426 (2017) 913. (Impact Factor: 4.439)

"Synthesis and transport properties of nanostructured lithium manganese silicate (Li2MnSiO4) as Li-ion battery cathode material."  Prerna Chaturvedi, Anjan Sil, Yogesh Sharma, Solid State Ionics 297 (2016) 68. (Impact Factor: 2.751)

 “In -situ conversion of manganese carbonate to manganese oxide/hydroxide and its supercapacitive analysis in aqueous KOH solution” by Amit Kumar, Yogesh Sharma, Ionics 23 (2017) 3049 (Impact Factor: 2.347).

 “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. Sivasankaran, K. L. Yadav, Yogesh Sharma, J.  Power Sources 327 (2016) 29 (Impact Factor: 6.945)

“Porous, one dimensional and high aspect ratio Mn3O4 nanofibers: Fabrication and optimization for enhanced supercapacitive properties”, Jai Bhagwan, Asit Sahoo, K. L. Yadav, Yogesh Sharma, Electrochim. Acta 174 (2015) 992 (Impact Factor: 5.116)

“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, M. Srinivasan, ACS Appl. Mater. Interface 5 (2013) 5461. (Impact Factor: 8.097).

 “Electrochemical reactivity with lithium of spinel-type ZnFe2-yCryO4 (0≤ y≤ 2)”, Pei Fen Teh, Stevin S Pramana, C. Kim, Chieh-Ming Chen, Cheng-Hao Chuang, Yogesh Sharma, Jordi Cabana, Madhavi Srinivasan, J. Phys. Chem. C 117 (2013)  24213. (Impact Factor: 4.484).

 "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, M. Srinivasan, J. Mater Chem. 21 (2011) 14999. (Impact Factor: 9.931)

 "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, Q. Yan, J. Mater. Chem. 21 (2011) 3422. (Impact Factor: 9.931).

 "Cobalt oxide nano-wall 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, Q. Yan, J. Phys. Chem. C 115 (2011) 8400. (Impact Factor: 4.484)

 "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, B. V. R. Chowdari, J. Mater. Chem. 19 (2009) 5047. (Impact Factor: 9.931)

“Li-storage and cyclability of nano-CdSnO3 as an anode material for Li-ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao, B. V. R. Chowdari, J. Power Sources 192 (2009) 627. (Impact Factor: 6.945)

“Studies on nano-‘CaO.SnO2’ and nano-CaSnO3 as anodes for Li-ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao, B. V. R. Chowdari, Chem. Mater. 20 (2008) 6829. (Impact Factor: 9.890)

 “Li-storage and cyclability of urea combustion derived ZnFe2O4 as anode for Li-ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao, B. V. R. Chowdari, Electrochim. Acta 53 (2008) 2380. (Impact Factor: 5.116)

 "Studies on spinel cobaltites, FeCo2O4 and MgCo2O4 as anodes for Li-ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao, B. V. R. Chowdari, Solid State Ionics 179 (2008) 587. (Impact Factor: 2.751)

“Nanophase-ZnCo2O4 as a high performance anode material for Li-ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao, B. V. R. Chowdari, Adv. Funct. Mater. 17 (2007) 2855. (Impact Factor: 13.325)

 “Li -recycling behavior of nanophase-CuCo2O4 as anode for lithium ion batteries”, Yogesh Sharma, N. Sharma, G. V. Subba Rao, B. V. R. Chowdari, J. Power Sources 173 (2007) 495. (Impact Factor: 6.945)

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