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Yogesh Kumar Sharma
Yogesh Kumar Sharma Associate 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 KumarA 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 – 43 (36 Journals+ 2 invited + 5 Conference), As per SCImago Journal Ranking (Q1 = 28, Q2 = 8)

Total citations: ~2300 (Google scholar) and h-index – 17; Average Impact Factor journal – 4.464

Some of Selected Papers: 

 "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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