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Academic Positions

  • Present Dec 2012

    Assistant Professor

    Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Roorkee

  • Oct 2012 Sep 2012

    Research Assistant Professor

    University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA

  • Aug 2012 Dec 2011

    Post Doctoral Researcher

    Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA

  • Fall 2011 Spring 2008

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. Fall 2011

    Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering

    Florida International University (FIU), Miami, Florida, USA

  • M.Tech.May 2000

    Materials & Metallurgical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, India

  • B.E.June 1998

    Metallurgical Engineering

    Bengal Engineering College, Shibpur, India

Honors/Awards

  • 2012
    Winner of ASM International Student Paper Contest
    Won 2012 ASM International Student Paper Contest by ASM International (awarded during MS&T 2012, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Oct. 7-11, 2012).
  • 2011
    Winner of TMS Student Best Paper Contest
    Won TMS Student Best Paper Contest 2011 – Graduate Level – 2nd Place (awarded during TMS 2012 Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, Mar. 11-15, 2012).
  • 2011
    Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) Award
    Awarded Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) Award 2011-Saphire by Basic Science Division, American Ceramic Society (awarded during MS&T 2011, Columbus, OH, USA, Oct. 16-20, 2011). (ACerS Bulletin, Vol. 91, No. 1, January 2012, p. 8)
  • 2011
    The Best Junior Researcher Award
    Awarded Second prize in The Best Junior Researcher Award in 2011 Nanomaterials Symposium, TMS 2011, San Diego, USA, 27 Feb -3 March, 2011.
  • 2011
    Best Doctoral Graduate
    Awarded “Best Doctoral Graduate” among all departments of College of Engineering, Florida International University, in Fall 2011 Commencement, Dec. 12, 2011.
  • 2011
    Student Board Member in ASM International - Board of Trustees,
    Selected as Student Board Member in ASM International - Board of Trustees, 2010-11. (http://www.asminternational.org/content/docs/Lahiri.pdf)

Funding

S.NO Funding Agency Fund Granted (Rs.) Status Research Area Investigators
1 SRIC, IITR (Faculty Initiation Grant) 10,00,000 2013-2016 Ultra-High Current-Density Field Emission System Indranil Lahiri as PI
2 Naval Research Board, India 24,96,000 2016-2019 2D and 3D Field Emitters Indranil Lahiri as PI
3 Department of Science and Technology (DST), SERB, India 59,09,560 2017-2020 Graphene synthesis on Cu-Ni substrates Indranil Lahiri as PI,K.S. Suresh as Co-PI

Lab Members

    PhD

  • Raj Kumar

    Synthesis and development of nanomaterials for solar cell application.

  • Pramod Kumar

    Synthesis of carbon nanomaterials, graphene, carbon nanotubes, and thin films; Optical properties of carbon nanomaterials for solar cell application.

  • Gurjinder Kaur

    Synthesis of graphene on different materials through CVD technique and their characterization by Raman Spectroscopy and HRTEM; Effect of texture on properties of Graphene.

  • Narasimha Vinod Pulagara

    Narasimha Vinod Pulagara is a Research Scholar, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. I had done my master degree in Computer Assistant Manufacturing (CAM) specialization at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (Assam). My M. Tech Thesis work is concentrated on the "Study of Wavy Interface in Electromagnetic Welds" and has one conference and one publication of this work. Since after I strongly participate the research effort on "A Study of Manufacturing and Mechanical Properties of Mg-foam Using Dolomite as the Blowing Agent" and has one publication of this work. Currently, I am working on "Carbon Nanostructure based field emitters".

  • Palash Chandra Maity

    Synthesis graphene on texture nickel copper alloy, nickel oxide nanostructure for supercapacitor and field emission application.

  • Akanksha R. Urade

    Akanksha Urade is a Ph.D. student in the Centre of Nanotechnology at IIT Roorkee.She has received her M.Sc degree in Physics from Department of Physics RTM Nagpur University, India in 2016 and B.Sc degree in Physics from Institute of Science, RTM Nagpur University, India in 2014. Her M.Sc thesis work focused on Three Dimensional Carbon Cloth for Supercapacitor Applications. She has also worked in a Naval Research Board, DRDO project for six months as a project fellow at Energy Materials and Devices Laboratory, Dept of Physics, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, Maharashtra. The project was about Nanomaterials for High Energy Density Electrochemical and Energy Storage. Her area of interest Nanomaterials for Energy storage applications. She is currently working on Understanding the graphene synthesis on Cu-Ni substrate by Chemical Vapor Deposition and it�s application as Energy Storage Devices.

  • Atif Suhail

    Atif Suhail is a PhD student in the department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at IIT Roorkee. He received his M.Tech degree in Nanotechnology from Central University of Jharkhand, India in 2017. His M.Tech Thesis work focused on growth of vertically aligned carbon nanotube for yarn making. He is currently working on synthesis and application of Boron Nitride nanotubes.

  • MTech

    BTech

Alumni

    PhD

  • Vijayesh Kumar

    Synthesis of boron nitride nanostructures and their potential application in composites, piezoelectric cells and bioimaging.

  • MTech

  • Shubhanshu Singh

  • Gaurav Mittal

  • Sameer Chouksey

  • Krishna Saini

  • Amit Tripathy

  • Vaibhav Jain

  • Kavitha

  • Nikhil Mohandas

  • Mukul Srivastava

  • Teekaram Madhukar

  • Rakesh Kumar Meena

  • Jagdish Chandra Arya

  • Amlan Baishya

  • Vishal Panwar

  • Pratik Rekhate

    B. Tech.

  • Shikhar Gupta, Siddharth Gupta, Vipul Tiwari

  • Swapnil Parkhe, Rahul Agarwal, Pratibh Vijay Sirowa

  • Himanshu Garg, Gopesh Kumar, Mahendra Kumar Meena

  • Shubham Gupta

  • Hemant Charaya, M. Karthick, Akshay V. Singhal

  • M. Karthick, Apratim Khandelwal

  • Chayan Sengar

  • Arvind Dasgupta, Gaurav Modi, K. Sudheer

  • Akshay V. Singhal, Hemant Charya, Siddharth Jain

  • Lakshman, N. Sashidhar, Ananya Shrivastava

  • Mahak Agarwal, Aditya Mishra

  • Md. Rasheed Alam, Md. Amid

  • K. N. Sashidhar, Lakshman, N. Chakrav

  • Hemlata Borana, Manwar Alisha Anil

  • Nitin Patel, Prithavi Chand

  • Shubham Gandhi, Manuj Dixit

  • Ravish Mehta,Rishabh Jha

  • Deepanjan Majhee, Mayank Gupta

  • Abhimanyu Rawat, Nupur Sanjay Rane

  • Tishant Chandrakar

  • Vivek Bothra

  • Samarth Agarwal, Tishant Chandrakar

  • Pankajesh Kumar, Neeraj Agrawal

  • Raj Maheswari, Ankit Kumar Singh

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High efficiency lithium ion battery anode based on 2- and 3-dimensional carbon nanotube-metal/alloy substrates

I. Lahiri, W. Choi, C. Kang
Patents US Provisional Patent Appl. No. 61567979 (Filed on December 7, 2011)

High efficiency lithium ion battery anode using interface-controlled binder-free carbon nanotubes grown on metal/alloy substrates

I. Lahiri, W.B. Choi, S.J. Cho
Patents US Provisional Patent Appl. No. 61/222,481 (Filed on July 2, 2009)

Graphene Reinforced Ceramic and Metal Matrix Composites

Indranil Lahiri, Wonbong Choi
Book Chapter W. Choi, J.-W. Lee, CRC Press (Boca Raton, USA) | January 2012 | ISBN: 9781439861875, pp. 263-290.

Graphene and graphene based materials in solar cell application, In “Graphene: Synthesis and applications”

Indranil Lahiri,Wonbong Choi
Book Chapter W. Choi, J.-W. Lee, CRC Press (Boca Raton, USA) | January 2012 | ISBN: 9781439861875, pp. 291-312.

Microstructural Characterization of Mechanically Alloyed Powder by X-ray Diffraction and Atomic Force Microscopy: A case study with Cu-Cr, In “Advances in Materials Science Research. Vol. 3”

Indranil Lahiri
Book Chapter M.C. Wythers, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (NY, USA) |April 2011 | ISBN: 978-1-61728-998-9, pp. 183-203.

High efficiency lithium ion battery anode based on 2- and 3-dimensional carbon nanotube-metal/alloy substrates,

W. Choi, I. Lahiri, C. Kang
Patents US Provisional Patent Appl. No. 61567979 (Filed on December 7, 2011).

High efficiency lithium ion battery anode using interface-controlled binder-free carbon nanotubes grown on metal/alloy substrates

W.B. Choi, S.J. Cho, I. Lahiri
PatentsUS Provisional Patent Appl. No. 61/222,481 (Filed on July 2, 2009)

Copper Nanowire-Carbon Nanotube Hierarchical Structure for Enhanced Field Emission,

Indranil Lahiri,Vaibhav Jain, Amit Kumar Tripathi, Krishna Saini, Dinesh Deva
Journal PaperJournal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 2018, 29(16), 13620-13630. (Impact Factor: 2.019).

Copper Catalyzed Growth of Hexagonal Boron Nitride Nanotubes on Tungsten Substrate

Indranil Lahiri,Vijayesh Kumar, Palash Chandra Maity, Debrupa Lahiri
Journal PaperCrystEngComm, 2018, 20, 2713 - 2719. (Impact Factor: 3.474)

Transfer-Free Graphene Growth on Dielectric Substrates: A Review of the Growth Mechanism

Indranil Lahiri,Gurjinder Kaur, K. Kavitha
Journal PaperCritical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences (DOI: 10.1080/10408436.2018.1433630). (Impact Factor: 5.556).

Growth of few and multi-layer graphene on different substrates using pulsed nanosecond Q-switched Nd:YAG laser

Indranil Lahiri,Pramod Kumar, Pawan Kumar Kanaujia, G. Vijaya Prakash, Avijit Dewasi, Anirban Mitra
Journal PaperJournal of Materials Science, 2017, 52 (20), 12295-12306. (Impact Factor: 2.599)

Temperature-time dependent transmittance, sheet resistance and bonding energy of reduced graphene oxide on soda lime glass

Indranil Lahiri,Raj Kumar, R. Manoj Kumar, Parthasarathi Bera, S. Ariharan, Debrupa Lahiri
Journal PaperApplied Surface Science, 2017, 425, 558-563. (Impact Factor: 3.387)

State of the Art and Future Research Needs for Multiscale Analysis of Li-Ion Cells

Indranil Lahiri,K. Shah, N. Balsara, S. Banerjee, M. Chintapalli, A. P. Cocco, W. K. S. Chiu,S. Martha, A. Mistry, P. P. Mukherjee, V. Ramadesigan, C. S. Sharma, V. R. Subramanian, S. Mitra, A. Jain
Journal PaperJ. Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage, 2017, 14(2), 020801 (17 pages). (Impact Factor: 0.817)

Strengthening Mechanism in Graphene Nanoplatelets Reinforced Aluminum Composite Fabricated through Spark Plasma Sintering

Indranil Lahiri,Bisht, Mukul Srivastava, R. Manoj Kumar, Debrupa Lahiri
Journal PaperMaterials Science and Engineering A, 2017, 695, 20-28. (Impact Factor: 3.094)

Phosphorene - The Two-Dimensional Black Phosphorous: Properties, Synthesis and Applications

Indranil Lahiri,Apratim Khandelwal, Karthick Mani, Manohar Harsha Karigerasi
Journal PaperMaterials Science and Engineering B, 2017, 221, 17-34.(Impact Factor: 2.552)

Room Temperature growth and Field Emission Characteristics of CuO Nanostructures

Indranil Lahiri,Gurjinder Kaur, Krishna Saini, Amit Kumar Tripathi, Vaibhav Jain, Dinesh Deva
Journal PaperVacuum, 2017, 139, 136-142. (Impact Factor:1.530)

Field Emission Response from Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes Grown on Electrochemically Engineered Copper Foil

Indranil Lahiri,Amit Kumar Tripathi, Vaibhav Jain, Krishna Saini
Journal PaperMaterials Chemistry and Physics, 2017, 187, 39-45.(Impact Factor: 2.101)

Thermally reduced graphene oxide film on soda lime glass as transparent conducting electrode

Indranil Lahiri, Raj Kumar, R. Manoj Kumar, Debrupa Lahiri
Journal PaperSurface and Coatings Technology, 2017, 309, 931-937. (Impact Factor: 2.589)

Noble Metal Decorated Graphene based Gas Sensors and their Fabrication: A Review

Indranil Lahiri, Akshay V. Singhal, Hemant Charaya
Journal PaperCritical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences, 2017, 42 (6), 499-526.(Impact Factor: 5.556)

Emergence of fluorescence in boron nitride nanoflakes and its application in bioimaging,

Indranil Lahiri,Vijayesh Kumar, Nikhil Kumar, Partha Roy, Debrupa Lahiri
Journal PaperRSC Advances, 2016, 6, 48025 - 48032. (Impact Factor: 3.108)

Atmospheric oxidation effect of silicon-carbon nanotube anode on Li-ion battery performance

Indranil Lahiri,Sameer Chouksey, AnjanSil, DebrupaLahiri
Journal PaperNanomaterials and Energy, 4 (2), 2015, 153-158.

Quantifying Bonding Strength of CuO Nanotubes with Substrate Using Nano-Scratch Technique.

Indranil Lahiri,Krishna Saini, Manoj Kumar R., Debrupa Lahiri
Journal PaperNanotechnology, 26, 2015, 305701.(Impact Factor: 3.440)

Carbon nanotube based 3-dimensional hierarchical field emitter structure

Indranil Lahiri,Gaurav Mittal, Mamta Khaneja, Krishna Saini
Journal PaperRSC Advances, 5, 2015, 21487-21494.(Impact Factor: 3.108)

Recent progress in nanostructured next-generation field emission devices

Indranil Lahiri, Gaurav Mittal
Journal PaperJournal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 47, 2014, 323001.

Three-dimensional metal-graphene-nanotube multifunctional hybrid materials

Indranil Lahiri, Zheng Yan, Lulu Ma, Yu Zhu,Myung Gwan Hahm, Zheng Liu, Shubin Yang, Changsheng Xiang, Wei Lu, Zhiwei Peng, Zhengzong Sun, Carter Kittrell, Jun Lou, Wonbong Choi, Pulickel M. Ajayan, James M. Tour
Journal Paper ACS Nano, 7(1), 2013, 58-64.

Ultra-high current density multiwall carbon nanotube field emitter structure on three-dimensional micro-channeled copper

Indranil Lahiri,Joyce Wong, Zilu Zhou, Wonbong Choi
Journal Paper Applied Physics Letters, 101, 2012, 063110 (5 pages).

Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Based Anodes on 3D Current Collector for Li-Ion Batteries

Indranil Lahiri,Chiwon Kang,Rangasamy Baskaran, Jun Y. Hwang, Won-Gi Kim, Yang-Kook Sun, Rajarshi Banerjee, Wonbong Choi
Journal PaperJournal of Power Sources, 219, 2012, 364-370.

Ultrathin alumina coated carbon nanotubes as negative electrodes for high capacity and safe Li-ion battery

Indranil Lahiri,Seung-Min Oh, Jun Y. Hwang, Chiwon Kang, Hyeongtag Jeon, Rajarshi Banerjee, Yang-Kook Sun, Wonbong Choi
Journal Paper Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 2011, 13621-13626.

Carbon Nanotubes: How strong is their bond with the substrate?

Indranil Lahiri, Debrupa Lahiri, Sungho Jin, Arvind Agarwal, Wonbong Choi
Journal PaperACS Nano, 5(2), 2011, 780-787.

An all-graphene based transparent and flexible field emission device

Indranil Lahiri, Ved Prakash Verma, Wonbong Choi
Journal PaperCarbon, 49 (5), 2011, 1614-1619.

Application of carbon nanostructures – Energy to electronics

Indranil Lahiri,Santanu Das, Chiwon Kang, Wonbong Choi
Journal PaperJOM, 63(6), 2011, 70-76.

Synthesis and Characterization of Self-Organized Multilayered Graphene-Carbon Nanotube Hybrid Films

Indranil Lahiri,Santanu Das, Raghunandan Seelaboyina, Ved Verma,un Yeon Hwang, Rajarshi Banerjee, Wonbong Choi
Journal PaperJournal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 2011, 7289-7295.

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Indranil Lahiri,Jun Huang, Unjeong Kim, Bei Wang,Eunhong Lee, Peter C. Eklund, Wonbong Choi
Journal PaperJournal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 11(1), 2011, 262-269.

High capacity and excellent stability of lithium ion battery anode using interface-controlled binder-free multiwall carbon nanotubes grown on copper

Indranil Lahiri, Sung-Woo Oh, Jun Y. Hwang, Sungjin Cho, Yang K. Sun, Rajarshi Banerjee, Wonbong Choi
Journal PaperACS Nano, 4(6), 2010, 3440-3446.

Enhanced field emission from multi-walled carbon nanotubes grown on pure copper substrate

Indranil Lahiri,Raghunandan Seelaboyina, Jun Y Hwang, Raj Banerjee, Wonbong Choi
Journal PaperCarbon, 48 (5), 2010, 1531-1538.

Prospects of oxide materials in Li-ion batteries

Indranil Lahiri
Journal PaperAmerican Ceramic Society Bulletin, 89 (6), 2010, 17-18.

Effect of bending on the resistivity and Raman spectrum of single-walled carbon nanotubes

Indranil LahiriJun Huang, Bei Wang,Awnish K. Gupta, Peter C. Eklund, Wonbong Choi
Journal Paper Advanced Functional Materials, 20, 2010, 4388-4393.

Large-area graphene on polymer film for flexible and transparent anode in field emission device

Indranil LahiriVed Prakash Verma, Santanu Das, Wonbong Choi
Journal Paper Applied Physics Letters, 96 (20), 2010, 203108 (1-3). Also published in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, Vol. 21, Issue 22, May 31, 2010.

Carbon Nanotube Embedded Novel 3-Dimensional Alumina Microchannel Cold Cathodes for High Electron Emission

Indranil LahiriRaghunandan Seelaboyina,Wonbong Choi
Journal Paper Nanotechnology, 21 (14), 2010, 145206.

Synthesis of graphene and its applications: a review

Journal Paper Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences, 35, 2010, 52-71. Most-cited article of the journal till 2014

Currrent Teaching

  • Spring 2017

    MTN-530: Nanomaterials and Applications (4th Year Undergrad. And PhD students)

  • Autumn 2017

    MTN-301:Mechanical Working of Metals, MMED (3rdYear Undergrad.)

  • Autumn 2016

    MT-207: Electrical and Electronic Materials (2nd Year Undergrad.)

  • Autumn 2016

    NTN-501: Nanoscale Materials, Centre of Nanotechnology (M. Tech. and PhD)

  • Autumn 2015

    MT-207: Electrical and Electronic Materials (2nd Year Undergrad.)

  • Autumn 2015

    NTN-501: Nanoscale Materials, Centre of Nanotechnology (M. Tech. and PhD)

  • Spring 2015

    NT-604: Physics of Nanomaterials, Centre of Nanotechnology (M. Tech. and PhD)

  • Spring 2015

    MT-402: Mechanical Working of Metals, MMED (4th Year Undergrad.)

  • Autumn 2014

    MT-531: Electronic Materials (M. Tech. and Ph.D. students)

  • Spring 2014

    NT-512: Technology of Nanostructure Fabrication, Centre of Nanotechnology (M. Tech. and PhD)

  • Autumn 2013

    MT-201A: Materials Science and Engineering (2nd Year Undergrad.)

  • Autumn 2013

    MT-220: Materials Characterization Lab.-II (2nd Year Undergrad.)

  • Autumn 2013

    MT-210: Materials Characterization Lab.-I (2nd Year Undergrad.)

  • Spring 2013

    MT-490: Practical Training, MMED (4th Year Undergrad.)