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Anjan Sil
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anjan.sil[at]mt.iitr.ac.in
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Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
1984
Master of Science, Solid State Physics
Banaras Hindu University
1986
Master of Technology, Materials Technology
Banaras Hindu University
1991
Doctor of Philosophy, Materials Technology
Professional Background
Professor (Higher Administrative Grade (HAG))
01 Jan 2019 - Present
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Professor
07 Oct 2009 - 31 Dec 2018
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Joint faculty in Centre for Sustainable Energy
30 May 2023 - Present
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Associate Professor
26 Jul 2001 - 07 Oct 2009
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Assistant Professor
01 Sep 1997 - 25 Jul 2001
Thapar University Patiala
Lecturer
30 Oct 1992 - 01 Sep 1997
Thapar University Patiala
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TOPIC START DATE FIELD DESCRIPTION FINANCIAL OUTLAY FUNDING AGENCY OTHER OFFICERS
1. Development of solid electrolytes for high voltage and high energy density Li and Na-ion batteries. 07 Oct 2022 Energy Storage Materials Synthesis of ceramic oxide based solid electrolytes, improving the interfacial contact between the electrolyte and electrodes using surface coating with another oxide such as Al2O3, SiO2, their electrical and electrochemical characterization in the cell level and investigation of their mechanical properties e.g. fracture toughness, etc. enabling the electrolyte to qualify to sustain as a rigid structure. In total, the device will be an all solid state (ASS) one. Engineering aspects of the ASS batteries will be demonstrated towards indigenous device development. INR 25,11,260.00 ISRO Bengaluru, India Smt. S. Sujatha, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
2. Development of conducting polymer coated LiFePO4 nano-composites as cathode materials for next generation 15 Jul 2015 Energy Materials Rs. 9.12 lakhs Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi
3. Development of thin film varistors for low voltage applications 01 Apr 2008 Materials Science £18,978 (for Indian part) British Council (UKIERI) Dr K M Knowles, University of Cambridge, UK
4. Studies on atomic arrangements and bonding (alloyed) and intercalated carbon nanotubes, graphite 07 Apr 2009 Energy Materials Rs.5.88 lakhs Department of Science and Technology CP-STIO Programme Prof. S. Ray
5. Nano-composite materials for clean energy: energy generation, storage, savings and sefety 07 Apr 2009 Energy Materials Rs.40.85 lakhs Department of Science and Technology Indo-Australian project Prof. S Ray
6. Development of high energy density lithium ion battery technology 04 Feb 2004 Energy Materials Rs.22.58 lakhs Ministry of Defence, N. Delhi Prof. S Ray
7. Fundamental studies on lithium-graphite anode 10 Dec 2004 Energy Materials Rs. 21.37 lakhs Ministry of Defence, N. Delhi Prof. S Ray
8. Raising infrastructure for research and development in the area of high performance ceramics 06 Apr 1995 Ceramic Materials Rs.11.00 Lakhs AICTE, N.Delhi Dr O P Pandey and Dr (Late) H R Anand
9. Study of ionic conductivity enhancement in Cu halide: NiO system and develop- ment of composite 16 Oct 1996 Materials Science Rs.05.90 Lakhs UGC, N.Delhi Dr (Late) H R Anand




Books

"Morphology of cylindrical carbon nanostructures grown by catalytic chemical vapor deposition method," S. Ray, M. Jana, A. Sil. Graphene Science Handbook: Nanostructure and Atomic Arrangement, Vol. 2, Chapter-8, CRC Press,     Taylor & Francis, 2016, ISBN-13:978-1-4665-9138-7.

 

 

Publications

1." Orange peel derived hierarchical porous carbon/sulfur composite cathode material for Li–S battery," Ayush Pundira, Anjan Sil, Biomass and Bioenergy 180 (2024) 106999.

2."Insights into the electrochemical properties of bagasse‑derived hard carbon anode materials for sodium‑ion battery," Bharat Verma, Hari Raj, Harsha Rajput and Anjan Sil,Ionics (2023) 29:5205–5216.

3."High redox potential transition metals incorporated olivine structure: LiFe0.7(Mn1/3Co1/3Ni1/3)3x−yVyPO(x = 0.1, 0.0 ≤ y ≤ 0.10) cathode for Li‑ion battery," Hari Raj, Bharat Verma, Sonia Rani and Anjan Sil,Ionics (2023) 29:4469–4482.

4."Effect of sintering and annealing on electrochemical and mechanical characteristics of Na3Zr2Si2PO12 solid electrolyte,"Basitti Hitesh, Anjan Sil, J Am Ceram Soc. (2023) 1–12.

5."Photo-response of Fe-doped ZnO electron transport interlayer on Poly(3- hexylthiophene-2,5-diyl): Phenyl-C61-butyric acid methyl ester based thin film device for photodiode application," S.S. Ghosh , Anjan Sil, Thin Solid Films 756 (2022) 139358.

6."Effect of microwave processing on Mn doped ZnO diluted magnetic semiconductor characteristics," S.S. Ghosh , Anjan Sil, Materials Today Communications 32 (2022) 103941.

7. "Dielectric and energy storage characteristics of 0.2, 0.4, 0.6, 0.8 wt% Cr2O3 doped PbZr0.52Ti0.48O3 ceramics synthesized by spark plasma sintering," Abhishek Kumar Gupta, Anjan Sil, Materials Science & Engineering B 281 (2022) 115738.

8.   "Porous alumina thermophotovoltaic film for output voltage enhancement of silicon solar cell at room temperature," S.S. Ghosh , Anjan Sil, Optical Materials, 123 (2022) 111844.

9.   "Aqueous processing based novel composite electrode for Li-ion batteries using an environmentally benign binder," Hari Raj, Anjan Sil, Ceramics International, 47 (2021) 34639 - 34647.   

10. "Compatibility study of La2NiO4+δ and La2Mo1.5W0.5O9 as electrode-electrolyte material for solid oxide fuel cell,” Siddharth Singh, Anjan Sil, Sandip Bysakh, Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena250 (2021) 147087.

11. "In-situ-grown hierarchical mesoporous Li3VO4 on GO as a viable anode material for lithium ion batteries," NISHANT GAUTAM, VIJAY ALWERA, RAEESH MUHAMMAD, HARI RAJ, MEGHA GOYAL, ANJAN SIL, PARITOSH MOHANTY and TAPAS KUMAR MANDAL, Bull Mater Sci (2020) 43:292. 

12. "Two-Phase Composition (LiFePO4/FePO4) and Phase Transformation Dependence on Charging Current: In Situ and Ex Situ Studies," Hari Raj, Sonia Rani and Anjan Sil, Energy Fuels 2020, 34, 14874−14881, ACS Publications.  

13. "Effect of sintering temperature on spark plasma sintered PbZr0.52Ti0.48O3: Impedance and energy storage analysis,"Abhishek KumarGupta, Anjan Sil, Physica B 601 (2021) 412641. 

14. "Energy and power densities of novel composite electrode driven by synergy of poly(3,4-ethylene dioxythiophene):poly(styrene sulfonate) and single walled carbon nanotubes for lithium-ion battery,"Hari Raj and Anjan Sil, Journal of Power Sources 458 (2020) 228052.

15."Phase composition and dielectric properties of spark plasma sintered PbZr0.52Ti0.48O3," Abhishek Kumar Gupta and Anjan Sil, Mater. Res. Express 7 (2020) 036301. 

16. "TiO2  shielded Si nano-composite anode for high energy Li-ion batteries: the morphological and structural study of electrodes after charge-discharge process," Hari Raj, Anjan Sil and Siddharth, Electrochimica Acta 326 (2019) 134981.

17. "Multimodal mesopore hierarchy in Li3VO4 boosts electrochemical anode performance of lithium−ion batteries," Nishant Gautam, Raeesh Muhammad, Hari Raj, Anjan Sil, Paritosh Mohanty and Tapas Kumar Mandal,  Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 290 December (2019) 109669. 

18. "PEDOT:PSS coating on pristine and carbon coated LiFePO4 by one-step process: the study of electrochemical performance,"Hari Raj; Anjan Sil, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics (2019) 30 : 13604-13616. 

19. “MnO anchored reduced graphene oxide nano composite for high energy applications of Li-ion batteries: The insight of charge-discharge process,” H Raj, A Sil, NV Pulagara, Ceramics International, 2019. 

20. “Effect of K doping on Mo6+ stability and ionic conductivity study in La2Mo2O9 as oxide-ion conductor,” Siddharth, A Sil, S Bysakh, Materials Research Express 6 (5), 056203, 2019. 

21. “Photocatalytic response of Fe, Co, Ni doped ZnO based diluted magnetic semiconductors for spintronics applications.” SS Ghosh, C Choubey, A Sil, Superlattices and Microstructures 125, 271-280, 1, 2019. 

22. “Effect of grain boundary and Ar–H2 atmosphere on electrical conductivity of bulk a-La2Mo2O9 studied by impedance and x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy,” A Sil, S Bysakh, Materials Research Express 6 (3), 035505,   2018. 

23. “Antisite Defects in Sol‐Gel‐Synthesized LiFePO4 at Higher Temperature: Effect on Lithium‐Ion Diffusion,” H Raj, S Rani, A Sil, ChemElectroChem 5 (22), 3525-3532, 1, (2018). 

24. “Crystal structure of the thortveitite-related M phase,(MnxZn1–x)2V2O7 (0.75< x< 0.913): a combined synchrotron powder and single-crystal X-ray study,”KM Knowles, A Sil, B Stöger, M Weil, Acta Crystallographica Section C: Structural Chemistry 74 (10), (2018). 

25. ”X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and ion dynamics study of W6+ doped La2Mo2O9 as SOFC electrolyte,”S Bysakh, A Sil., Materials Research Bulletin 105, 36-44, (2018). 

26. “Effect  of carbon coating on electrochemical performance of LiFePO4 cathode material for Li-ion battery,” H Raj, A Sil, Ionics 24 (9), 2543-2553 5 (2018). 

27. “Preparation of Fe doped ZnO thin films and their structural, magnetic, electrical characterization,” PL Hadimani, SS Ghosh, A Sil, Superlattices and Microstructures 120, 199-208 2 (2018). 

28. “Enhancement of photoresponse property of perovskite solar cell by aluminium chloride (AlCl3),” SS Ghosh, A Sil, Semiconductor Science and Technology 33 (5), 055002 (2018). 

29. “Role of calcination atmosphere in vanadium doped Li4Ti5O12 for lithium ion battery anode material,” S Saxena, A Sil, Materials Research Bulletin 96, 449-457  7 (2017). 

30. “Sol-gel preparation of Zn-V-Mn-O thin films for low voltage varistor applications,” A Sil, A Kiran, AP Niranjana, KM Knowles, Ceramics International 43 (13), 9616-9621  3  (2017). 

31. “Improved electrochemical performance of Li4Ti5O12 by reducing rutile TiO2 phase impurity and particle size, “ H Raj, S Saxena, A Sil, Materials Technology 32 (3), 196-201   8 (2017). 

32. “Chemical nature of catalysts of oxide nanoparticles in environment prevailing during growth of carbon nanostructures by CCVD,” M Jana, A Sil, S Ray, Bulletin of Materials Science 39 (7), 1783-1790 2 (2016). 

33. “Synthesis and transport properties of nanostructured lithium manganese silicate (Li2MnSiO4) as Li-ion battery cathode material,” P Chaturvedi, A Sil, Y Sharma, Solid State Ionics 297, 68-76  2 (2016). 

34. ”Poly (methyl methacrylate) based nanocomposite gel polymer electrolytes with enhanced safety and performance,” R Sharma, A Sil, S Ray, Journal of Polymer Research 23 (9), 194   4  (2016). 

35. “Energy storage performance of hybrid aqueous supercapacitor based on nano-Li2MnSiO4 and activated carbon,” P Chaturvedi, A Sil, Y Sharma, Ionics 22 (9), 1719-1728 5 (2016). 

36. “Effect of carbon nanotube dispersion on electrochemical and mechanical characteristics of poly (methyl methacrylate)‐based gel polymer electrolytes,” R Sharma, A Sil, S Ray, Polymer Composites 37 (6), 1936-1944 4(2016)  

37. “Energy storage performance of urea combustion derived nanocrystalline-Li2MnSiO4 as a novel electrode material for symmetric supercapacitor,” P Chaturvedi, A Sil, Y Sharma, AIP Conference Proceedings 1731 (1), 050058 1(2016) 

38. “Nanoporous Li4Ti5O12 Material for the Electrode of Lithium Ion Battery,” S Saxena, A Sil, IETE Technical Review 33 (1), 60-63 1 (2016) 

39. “Crystal structure of {6, 6′-dibenzoyl-4, 4′-di-tert-butyl-2, 2′-[(ethane-1, 2-diyl) dinitrilobis (phenylmethanylylidene)] diphenolato-κ4O1, N, N′, O1′} nickel (II), AK Gupta, RJ Butcher, A Sil, Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications 71 (12 …2015  

40. “Atmospheric oxidation effect of silicon–carbon nanotube anode on Li-ion battery performance S Chouksey, A Sil, D Lahiri, I Lahiri, Nanomaterials and Energy 4 (2), 153-158  1 (2015) 

41. “Carbon Nanofibers Reinforced P (VdF-HFP) Based Gel Polymer Electrolyte for Lithium-Ion Battery Application, A Sil, R Sharma, S Ray, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal 9, 181 - 184       (2015)  

42. “Effect of solvents on electrochemical perf, 9ormance of polypyrrole coated LiFePO4/C cathode materials for Li-ion battery, R Sehrawat, A Sil, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 26 (7), 5175-5185   6  (2015)  

43. “Mechanical and thermal characteristics of PMMA-based nanocomposite gel polymer electrolytes with CNFs dispersion,” A Sil, R Sharma, S Ray, Surface and Coatings Technology 271, 201-206  13  (2015)  

44. “Polymer gel combustion synthesis of LiFePO4/C composite as cathode material for Li-ion battery,” R Sehrawat, A Sil, Ionics 21 (3), 673-685   6  (2015)  

45. “Cost effective urea combustion derived mesoporous-Li2MnSiO4 as a novel material for supercapacitors,  P Chaturvedi, A Kumar, A Sil, Y Sharma, RSC Advances 5 (32), 25156-25163  6  (2015) 

46. "Internal Hybrid System of Li-Ion Battery and Supercapacitor,” H Raj, S Saxena, A Sil, Journal of Basic and Applied Engineering Research 2 (11), 937-940     1  (2015) 

47. “Growth and morphology of carbon nanostructures on nickel oxide nanoparticles in catalytic chemical vapor deposition,” M Jana, A Sil, S Ray, Applied Physics A 117 (3), 1425-1436  3 (2014) 

48. “Evaluation of dry sliding and slurry erosion behaviour of plasma sprayed nanostructured Cr2O3–3TiO2 coatings,” VP Singh, A Sil, R Jayaganthan, Tribology-Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces 8 (3), 131-138  (2014) 

49. “Morphology of carbon nanostructures and their electrochemical performance for lithium ion battery,” M Jana, A Sil, S Ray, Journal of physics and chemistry of Solids 75 (1), 60-67  13  (2014) 

50. “Ball-Milled Graphite-Tin Composite Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Battery,” K Rana, A Sil, S Ray, Materials Science Forum 736, 127-132  (2013) 

51. “Characterization of individual layers of an optical design based multilayered antireflection coating developed by sol-gel method,”S S Ghosh, S Das, A Sil and P K Biswas, J Sol-Gel Sci Technol 64 : 534 – 542 (2012) 

52. “Growth of carbon nanostructures in catalytic chemical vapour deposition method,” M Jana, A Sil, S Ray, The Banaras Metallurgist, 17  01 – 16  (2012) 

53. “Tribological behaviour of nanostructured Al2O3 coatings,” VP Singh, A Sil, R Jayaganthan, Surface Engineering 28 (4), 277-284  21 (2012)  

54. “Wear of Plasma Sprayed Conventional and Nanostructured Al2O3 and Cr2O3, Based Coatings,” VP Singh, A Sil, R Jayaganthan, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals 65 (1), 1-12  8 (2012) 

55. “Influence of melting of transition metal oxides on the morphology of carbon nanostructures,” M Jana, A Sil, S Ray, Advanced Materials Research 585, 159-163  1  (2012) 

56. “Characterization of plasticized PMMA-LiClO4 solid polymer electrolytes,” R Sharma, A Sil, S Ray, Advanced Materials Research 585, 185-189  3  (2012) 

57. “Synthesis and Characterization of LiFePO4-C/PANI Composite for Cathode Material of Lithium Ion Battery,” R Sehrawat, A Sil, Advanced Materials Research 585, 240-244  (2012) 

58. “Tailoring of surface melting of oxide based catalyst particles by doping to influence the growth of multi-walled carbon nano-structures,” M Jana, A Sil, S Ray, Carbon 49 (15), 5142-5149  4 (2011) 

59. “Tribological behavior of plasma sprayed Cr2O3–3% TiO2 coatings,” VP Singh, A Sil, R Jayaganthan Wear 272 (1), 149-158  30  (2011) 

60. “Microstructural relationship with fracture toughness of undoped and rare earths (Y, La) doped Al2O3–ZrO2 ceramic composites,” K Maiti, A Sil, Ceramics International 37 (7), 2411-2421 30 (2011) 

61. “Development of input output relationships for self-healing Al2O3/SiC ceramic composites with Y2O3 additive using design of experiments, D Mohanty, A Sil, K Maiti, Ceramics International 37 (6), 1985-1992  10  (2011)  

62. “Preparation of Nano and Micron Sized ZrO2 Dispersed Al2O3 Ceramic Composites and Study Their Hardness and Fracture Toughnesses,” K Maiti, A Sil, Processing and Properties of Advanced Ceramics and Composites III 225, 75-83  (2011)  

63. “A study on sliding and erosive wear behaviour of atmospheric plasma sprayed conventional and nanostructured alumina coatings,” VP Singh, A Sil, R Jayaganthan, Materials & Design 32 (2), 584-591  90  (2011) 

64. “Relationship between fracture toughness characteristics and morphology of sintered Al2O3 ceramics,” K Maiti, A Sil, Ceramics International 36 (8), 2337-2344  22  (2010)  

65. “Effect of citric acid content on synthesis of LiNi1/3Mn1/3Co1/3O2 and its electrochemical characteristics,” G Singh, A Sil, S Ghosh, A Panwar, Ceramics International 36 (6), 1831-1836  13 (2010) 

66. “Modification of the structure of multi-walled carbon nanotubes by choice of catalyst and their electro-chemical behavior,” K Rana, A Sil, S Ray, Materials Chemistry and Physics 120 (2-3), 484-489   6  (2010) 

67. “Phase Stability and Charge Capacity of Cubic Spinel in Li1+ δ Mn2− δ O4 and Consequence of Magnesium Doping,” P Singh, A Sil, M Nath, S Ray, Journal of The Electrochemical Society 157 (3), A259-A266 8  (2010) 

68. “Preparation and characterization of lithium manganese oxide cubic spinel Li1.03 Mn1.97 O4 doped with Mg and Fe,” P Singh, A Sil, M Nath, S Ray, Physica B  405, 649 – 654 (2010) 

69. “Preparation and characterization of lithium manganese oxide cubic spinel Li1. 03Mn1. 97O4 doped with Mg and Fe,” P Singh, A Sil, M Nath, S Ray, Physica B: Condensed Matter 405 (2), 649-654  31  (2010) 

70. “Relationship of the R-curve with the microstructure of alumina ceramics,” K Maiti, A Sil, Journal of Ceramic Processing Research 11 (6), 678-684  (2010) 

71. “Synthesis and characterisation of Li [Mn2-xMgx] O4 (x= 0.0 - 0.3) prepared by Sol-Gel synthesis,”  P Singh, A Sil, M Nath, S Ray, Ceramics-Silikaty 54 (1), 38-46  18 (2010) 

72. “Synthesis of ribbon type carbon nanostructure using LiFePO4 catalyst and their electrochemical performance,” K Rana, A Sil, S Ray, Materials Research Bulletin 44 (12), 2155-2159  8  (2009) 

73. “Structural, thermal and morphological studies of magnesium substituted-lithium manganese oxide spinels,” G Singh, A Sil, S Ghosh, Physica B: Condensed Matter 404 (20), 3807-3813  3 (2009)

74. "Suppression of Jahn–Teller distortion by chromium and magnesium doping in spinel LiMn2O4: A first-principles study  using GGA and GGA+ U, G Singh, SL Gupta, R Prasad, S Auluck, R Gupta, A Sil, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 70 (8), 1200-1206  23   (2009) 

75. “X-ray powder diffraction and electron diffraction studies of the thortveitite-related L phase,(Zn, Mn)2V2O7, KM Knowles, ME Vickers, A Sil, YH Han, P Jaffrenou, Acta Crystallographica Section B: Structural Science 65 (2), 160-166  3  (2009) 

76. “Preparation, characterization and ionic conductivity studies of ZrO2 dispersed mixed halide matrix (KCl)0.9–(NaCl)0.1,” A Gupta, A Sil, NK Verma, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 70 (2), 340-343  1 (2009)  

77. “Synthesis and characterization of citric acid assisted Cr doped lithium manganese oxide spinel,” G Singh, A Panwar, A Sil, S Ghosh, Ceramics-Silikaty 53 (4), 260-267  7   (2009)  

78. “Synthesis and characterization of carbon nanotubes by using catalyst LiNi0. 5Co0. 5O2 on anodized alumina substrate,” K Rana, A Sil, S Ray., Advanced Materials Research 67, 197-202   1   (2009) 

79. “Synthesis and characterization of LiMn2O4 nanoparticles using citric acid as chelating agent,”   G Singh, A Panwar, A Sil, S Ghosh, Advanced Materials Research 67, 227-232   3 (2009)

80. "Preparation and Characterization of Li [Mn2-xFex] O4 (x = 0.0 - 0.6) Spinel Nanoparticles as Cathode Materials for Lithium Ion Battery,” P Singh, A Sil, M Nath, S Ray, Advanced Materials Research 67, 233-238  1   (2009) 

81. “Carbon nanotube/nanofiber embedded nanoporous anodized aluminium oxide surface and its tribological properties,” MK Kushwaha, A Sil, S Ray, Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology 8 (8), 4152-4158  11 (2008) 

82. “Synthesis of nanosized AlN powder using novel nitridation route,” A Sil, PK Verma, Ind Jl of Engg & Mat Sc, 14, pp.309-312 (2007) 

83. “Preparation of rare earth oxide doped alumina ceramics, their hardness and fracture toughness determinations,” K Maiti, A Sil, Ind Jl of Engg & Mat Sc, 13, pp.443-450 (2006)  

84. “Transport characteristics of ZrO2 dispersed mixed (BaCl2) 1− x–(KCl) x solid electrolytes,” A Gupta, A Sil, Materials research bulletin 40 (1), 67-77   1   (2005) 

85. “Structural and dielectric properties of MgO doped 0.8 PMN-0.2 PT solid solution,” Y Sharma, A Sil, KL Yadav, CSIR   2  (2005)  

86. “Preparation and characterization of mixed halide systems as solid electrolyte base,” A Gupta, A Sil, NK Verma, Ind Jl Engg & Mat Sc, 11, pp.212-216 (2004)  

87. “Preparation, characterization and ionic conductivity measurements of (1-x) KCl : x ZrO2 solid electrolyte system,” A Gupta, A Sil, Ind Jl Engg & Mat Sc, 9, pp. 65–68 (2002)  

88. “Preparation and Electrical Characteristics of Al Doped ZnO-Bi2O3 -SiO2 Varistors,’ R Goel, A Sil, HR Anand, TRANSACTIONS-MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY OF JAPAN 26 (1), 1-4  (2001) 

89. “Transport characteristics of 0.3 KCI : 0.7 ZrO2 solid electrolyte,” A Mangla, A Sil, Ind Jl Pure & Appl Phy, 39, pp. 267–270 (2001)  

90. “Grain growth studies of Al doped ZnO-Bi2O3 - SiO2 (0.4-0.6 mol %) varistors,” R Goel, A Sil, HR Anand, SR Prabhakar, Ind Jl Engg & Mat Sc, 7, pp. 344–349 (2000)  

91. “Microstructural and electrical characteristics of SiO2 doped ZnO-Bi2O3 varistors,” R Goel, A Sil, HR Anand, Bulletin of Materials Science 22 (1), 49-57  7 (1999) 

92. “Modelling of barium transport in dispenser cathodes,” A Sil, DS Venkateswarlu, Applied surface science 81 (4), 469-473 1  (1994)  

93. “Transient thermal response of the cathode surface of a potted heater-cathode structure,” A Sil, DS Venkateswarlu, A Chatterjee, MM Shukla, AJ Rani, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices 41 (8), 1480-1481 (1994) 

94. "Estimation of dispenser cathode surface temperature of a practical potted heater cathode assembly,” A Sil, NK Samria, A Chatterjee, DS Venkateswarlu, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices 40 (10), 1855-1863  8  (1993)  

95. “Analytical studies of electrode surface temperatures for convergent electron gun,” A Sil, NK Samria, DS Venkateswarlu,” Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics 31 (2), 106-112  2 (1993) 

96. “Imperfect boundaries: Thermal response of the cathode surface of a potted heater-cathode assembly,” DS Venkateswarlu, A Sil, Applied surface science 52 (1-2), 7-17   5  (1991)  

97. “Thermal analysis of a cathode: Temperature distribution and warm-up time,” A Sil, NK Samria, DS Venkateswarlu, Applied surface science 45 (3), 229-245  6 (1990) 

98. “Optimal Thermodynamic Design of Potted Heater-Cathode Assemblies: Some Considerations,” A Sil, DS Venkateswarlu, NK Samria, IETE Technical Review 6 (6), 440-444   1   (1989) 

 

National and International Conf. Publications  

 

1. Ayush Pundir and Anjan Sil, “Biowaste-derived hierarchical porous carbon structure for trapping poly-sulfides in Li-S battery,” Advances in Materials and Processing: Challenges & Opportunities (AMPCO 2022), IIT Roorkee, 17-19 October 2022. 

2. Bharat Verma, Anjan Sil, “Tin oxide / hard carbon nanocomposite as superior negative electrode material for sodium-ion battery,” Advances in Materials and Processing: Challenges & Opportunities (AMPCO 2022), IIT Roorkee, 17-19 October 2022 (Best Paper Award).

3. Basitti Hitesh, Anjan Sil, “Ionic Conductivity and Mechanical Properties of Spark Plasma Sintered Na3Zr2Si2PO12 Solid Electrolyte,’’ Advances in Materials and Processing: Challenges & Opportunities (AMPCO 2022), IIT Roorkee, 17-19 October 2022.

4. Nitamkumar Tayade and Anjan Sil, “CNT Reinforced Polyurethane Nanocomposites for Enhanced Damping and Storage Modulus,” International workshop on nanoengineered materials (IWNEM 2023), IISER Thiruvananthapuram Kerala, 5-6 Jan 2023.

5. Bharat Verma, Anjan Sil, “Hard Carbon Surface modification by nanolayer coating for ICE enhancement for Na-ion battery," International workshop on nanoengineered materials (IWNEM 2023), IISER Thiruvananthapuram Kerala, 5-6 Jan 2023.

6. Ayush Pundir and Anjan Sil, “Heteroatom-doped biowaste derived hierarchical porous carbon structure as cathode material for Li-S battery,” International Conference on Advances in Renewable Energy (CARE 2023), Harishchandra Research Institute, Prayagraj (UP), 2-4 February 2023.

7. Anjan Sil and Hari Raj, “Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery Cathode Material LiFePO4 : Limitations and Possible Overcome,” International Conference on Materials Research and Nanotechnology,” June 10-12, (2019), Rome, Italy.

8. Hari Raj and Anjan Sil, "Study of antisite defects in LiFePO4 cathode of Li-ion battery,"International Meeting on Energy Storage Devices & Industry-Academia Conclave, IIT Roorkee, December 10 - 12, (2018).

9. Abhishek Kumar Gupta and Anjan Sil, "Temperature-dependent stability of energy storage properties of spark plasma sintered PbZr0.52Ti0.48O3 for pulsesd power applications," International Meeting on Energy Storage Devices & Industry-Academia Conclave, IIT Roorkee, December 10 - 12, (2018).

10. Hari Raj and Anjan Sil, “Conducting polymer PEDOT:PSS coating on pristine and carbon coated LiFePO4 : the study of electrochemical performance,” Proc. of 2nd National Symposium on shaping and energy future : challenges and opportunities (SEFCO – 2018),    CSIR – Indian Institute of Petroleum Mohhampur, Dehradun – 248005, May 11 -12, (2018).

11. H. Raj and A.Sil, “Preparation of LiFePO4/SWCNT composite for high performance lithium ion batteries,” International Conference on Nanotechnology : Ideas, Innovations & Initiatives – 2017 (ICN : 31 – 2017), IIT Roorkee, Dec 6 -8, 2017.

12. Hari Raj and Anjan Sil, “Study of electrochemical performance of LiFePO4/Li4Ti5O12 full cell for next generation Li-ion batteries,” Int. Conf. on Advances in Materials & Processing : Challenges & Opportunities, 30 Nov – 2 Dec, (2017), IIT Roorkee, India.

13. Abhishek Kumar Gupta and Anjan Sil, “Energy storage performance of spark plasma sintered antiferroelectric PbZr0.97Ti0.03O3, ceramic” Int. Conf. on Advances in Materials & Processing : Challenges & Opportunities, 30 Nov – 2 Dec, (2017), IIT Roorkee, India (Awarded Best Poster).

14. Siddharth Singh, Sandip Bysakh and Anjan Sil, “Compatibility study of La2NiO4+δ and La2Mo1.5W0.5O9 as electrode-electrolyte material for fuel cell,” Int. Conf. on Advances in Materials & Processing : Challenges & Opportunities, 30 Nov – 2 Dec, (2017), IIT Roorkee, India.

15. Hari Raj and Anjan Sil, “Electrochemical studies comparison of LiFePO4 as Li-ion battery cathode material synthesized by sol-gel and solid state route,” Proc. 10th National Conference on Solid State Chemistry and Allied Areas (ISCAS-2017), Delhi Technical University, Delhi, 1-3 July, (2017). (Awarded ISCAS Endowment Medal for the poster presentation)

16. Hari Raj and Anjan Sil, “Comparative studies on conductivity and electrochemical performance of pristine and carbon coated LiFePO4 as Li-ion battery cathode material,” International Conference on Advanced Functional Materials (ICAFM-2017), Anna University, Chennai, 6-8 January, (2017).

17. Sobhit Saxena and Anjan Sil “Excess Li in synthesis of sol-gel derived phase pure Li4Ti5O12” International Conference on Advanced Functional Materials (ICAFM-2017), Anna University, Chennai, 6-8 January, (2017).

18. Hari Raj, Sobhit Saxena and Anjan Sil “Internal Hybrid System of Li-Ion Battery and Supercapacitor”, 3rd International Conference on “Applied Sciences, Environmental Engineering and Clean Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development” Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, April 25-26, (2015).

19. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Structural, thermal and ionic properties of PVDF-HFP based nanocomposite gel polymer electrolytes dispersed with CNTs for li-ion batteries”, APM-2015, Feb 20-22, (2015) at IISc Bangalore.

20. R. Sherawat and A. Sil, "Synthesis and characterization of polyaniline coated LiFePO4/C cathode materials with excess lithium doping,: 2nd International Conference on Innovations in Engineering and Technology (ICCET2014), Sept 19-20, 2014, Penang Malaysia.

21. Sobhit Saxena and Anjan Sil, “Nanoporous Li4Ti5O12 material for electrode of lithium ion battery” Conference proceedings of 2nd IEEE International Conference on Emerging Electronics (ICEE-2014), IISc Bangalore, 3-6 December,  (2014).

22. Sobhit Saxena and Anjan Sil, “Synthesis of nanoporous Li4Ti5O12 by using carbon nano beads as pore former” proceedings of International Conference on Functional Materials (ICFM-2014), IIT Kharagpur, 5-7 February, (2014).

23. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Preparation and Characterization of Nanocomposite Polymer Electrolytes Based on Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) with Nano-sized Ceramic Fillers”, MS&T-2014, Oct 12-16, (2014) at Pittsburgh, USA.

24. Anjan Sil, Rajni Sharma and Subrata Ray, “Mechanical and thermal characteristics of PMMA based nanocomposite gel polymer electrolytes with CNFs dispersion” NANOSMAT-2014, Sept 8-11, (2014) at Dublin, Republic of Ireland.

25. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Conductivity, infrared and thermal studies on plasticized polymer electrolytes with nano-sized ceramic fillers”, PSC-2014, Feb 14-16, (2014) at PTU Jalandhar.

26. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Synthesis and Characterization of 0.60P(VdF-HFP):0.15(PC+DEC):0.10LiClO4 gel polymer electrolyte”, AMSEA-2014, Jan 9-10, (2014) at UPES Dehradun.

27. Anjan Sil and Syed Idrees Afzal Jalali, “Synthesis and characterization of tape casted solid oxide fuelcellelectrolyte," International conference on "Innovative trends in Mechanical, Material,  Manufacturing, Automotive, Automobile and Aeronautical  Engineering", JNU, Delhi, Feb. 15-16, (2014).

28. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray,“Conductivity and thermal behavior of P(VDF-HFP) based nanocomposite polymer electrolytes”, Proceedings of International Conference on Functional Materials (ICFM-2014), IIT Kharagpur, Feb 5-7, (2014).

29. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil, Subrata Ray,“Synthesis and Characterization of 0.60P(VdF HFP):0.15(PC+DEC):0.10LiClO4 gel polymer electrolyte”, Proceedings of National Conference for Advances in Material Science for Energy applications (AMSEA-2014), UPES (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies), Dehradun, Jan 9-10, (2014).

30. Sobhit Saxena and Anjan Sil, “Synthesis of nanoporous Li4Ti5O12 by using carbon nano beads as pore former” proceedings of International Conference on Functional Materials (ICFM-2014), IIT Kharagpur, 5-7 February, (2014).

31. R. Sehrawat, A. Sil, Synthesis and Electrochemical characterizations of polyaniline coated LiFePO4/C cathode material for lithium ion battery, Proceedings of ‘International Conference on Functional Materials’ (ICFM-2014), IIT Kharagpur, 5-7 February, (2014).

32. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray, “Effect of size and doping of metal oxide particles on surface melting,” International Conf. on Electron Microscopy and the XXXIV Annual Meeting of the Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI 2013), July 3 – 5, (2013), Kolkata.

33. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray, “Effect of size and doping of metal oxide particles on surface melting,” International Conf. on Electron Microscopy and the XXXIV Annual Meeting of the Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI 2013), July 3 – 5, (2013), Kolkata.

34. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray. “Hybrid of carbon nanostructures and their application in the anode of rechargeable Li-ion batteries”. 4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Composite Materials (ICRACM). Feb. 18-21, (2013); Goa, India.

35. Sobhit Saxena, “ Synthesis of template based porous nano-structured Li4Ti5O12 with graphene coated surface as anode material for lithium ion battery”, proceedings of International Conference on Nanomechanical Sensing”, IIT Bombay, 6-8 June, (2012).

36. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Ionic Conduction in P(VdF-HFP)-(PC+DEC)-LiClO4 Gel Polymer Electrolytes”, ISRS-2012, Dec 13-15, (2012) at IIT Madras.(Best Paper Award)

37. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Characterization of Plasticized PMMA-LiClO4 Solid Polymer Electrolytes”, AMPCO-2012, Nov 2-4, (2012) at IIT Roorkee.

38. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Investigation of Ionic Conduction in PMMA-LiClO4-(PC-DEC) Polymer Gel Electrolytes”, GC-RSTS-2012, March 3-4, (2012) at TITS Bhiwani.

39. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray,“Ionic conduction in P(VDF-HFP)-(PC+DEC)-LiClO4 Gel Polymer Electrolytes”, Proceedings of International Symposium for Research Scholars (ISRS-2012), IIT Madras, Dec 13-15, (2012).

40. Rajni Sharma, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray,“Characterization of Plasticized PMMA-LiClO4 Solid Polymer Electrolytes”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advance in Materials and Processing Challenges and Opportunities (AMPCO-2012), IIT Roorkee, Nov 2-4, (2012).

41. Sobhit Saxena, “ Synthesis of tempelete based porous nano-structured Li4Ti5O12 with graphene coated surface as anode material for lithium ion battery”, proceedings of International Conference on Nanomechanical Sensing”, IIT Bombay, 6-8 June, (2012).

42. Vinay Pratap Singh, Anjan Sil, R. Jayaganthan, Dry Sliding and Abrasive Wear Performance of Manually Granulated Nanostructured Al2O3 Coatings, AMPCO 2012, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, Nov (2012).

43. Kiran A, Anjan Sil and Kevin M Knowles, “Sol-gel derived thin films in doped ZnO-based system and study their V-I characteristics,” Proc., International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (ICEECS-2012), 12 May, (2012), Interscience Research Network, Bhubaneswar, India.

44. Kuntal Maiti and Anjan Sil. “Effect of Sintering Temperature and Soaking Time Period on the Preparation of Alumina Ceramics and their Hardness Characteristics”. 4th International & 25th All India Maufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR). Dec. 14-16, (2012); Jadavpur University, Kolkata. India.

45. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray. “Fabrication of carbon nanostructures by CCVD using nano-porous alumina template”. 4th International & 25th All India Maufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference (AIMTDR). Dec. 14-16, (2012) ; Jadavpur University, Kolkata. India.

46. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray. “Influence of melting of transition metal oxides on the morphology of carbon nanostructures”. Advances in Materials and Processing Challenges and Opportunities. Nov. 2-4, (2012) ; IIT Roorkee, India.

47. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray. “Surface melting and growth of carbon nanostructures”. National Symposium Nano biotechnology (NSNT)-2012. June 1-2, (2012) ; IIT Mandi, India.

48. Kuntal Maiti, Anjan Sil, “Influence of microstructure on fracture toughness of Al2O3 ceramic,” National Seminar Microstructure-2011 on “Microstructure on across length scales and material properties,” 4-5 November, (2011), IIT Roorkee.

49. Anjan Sil, A.P.Niranjana and Kevin M. Knowles, “Synthesis and characterization of ZnO-V2O5-MnO ceramic thin films for low voltage varistor applications,” National Seminar Microstructure-2011 on “Microstructure on across length scales and material properties,” 4-5 November, (2011), IIT Roorkee.

50. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray. “Doping and growth of carbon nano-structures”. International Conference on Indian Metals Industry-Shaping the Next Decade. Feb. 12-14, (2011) ; IIM News Letter, New Delhi, XXXX (40), p.7.

51. A. Sil, S. Ray and M. Jana. “Carbon nano-composite materials for energy storage application”. 4th International Symposium on Advancing the Chemical Sciences-Challenges in Renewable Energy. July 05-08, (2011) ; MIT, Boston, United States of America.

52. M. Jana, A. Sil and S. Ray. “Selective growth of carbon nanostructures: Role of surface melting”. International Conference on Advances in Materials and Materials Processing. Dec. 9-11, (2011) ; IIT Kharagpur, India.

53. Kuntal Maiti and Anjan Sil, “Fabrication and mechanical properties of nano-and micron-sized Al2O3/ZrO2 composites”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advancement of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICOANN-2010) to be held at Alagappa University, Karaikudi,Tamil Nadu, March 1-3, (2010).

54. Kuntal Maiti and Anjan Sil, “Preparation of Nano and micron sized ZrO2 dispersed Al2O3 ceramic composites and study their mechanical properties”, Proceeding on International conference on nano science and Technology,ICONSAT-2010,I.I.T.Bombay,Powai,India,17-20 February, (2010).

55. Gurpreet Singh,Anjan Sil, Kuntal Maiti, Prity Singh,Sudipto Ghosh, “Synthesis and characterization of the doubly doped lithium manganese oxide spinel” Proceedings of International conference on Nanotechnology and technology in chemistry, health, environment and energy,NATCHEE 2010,January 7-9, (2010).

56. Gurpreet Singh, Anjan Sil, Sudipto Ghosh, “Synthesis and characterization of the doubly doped lithium manganese oxide spinels,” Proceedings, International Conf., Nanoscience and Technology in Chemistry, Health, Environment and Energy, NATCHEE 2010, pp. 114-1118, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, India, Jan 7-9, (2010) (Published by Tata McGraw Hill Education Pvt Ltd).

57. Priti Singh, Anjan Sil, Mala Nath and S Ray, “Preparation and characterization of Mg doped Li1.33Mn1.67O4 spinel nanoparticles as cathode materials for lithium ion battery,” Proceedings, International Conf., Nanoscience and Technology in Chemistry, Health, Environment and Energy, NATCHEE 2010, pp. 109-113, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, India, Jan 7-9, (2010) (Published by Tata McGraw Hill Education Pvt Ltd).

58. Kuntal Maiti and Anjan Sil , “Preparation of SiC dispersed Al2O3 ceramic composites and studies their fracture toughness”, Proceedings of 63rd Annual Technical Meeting of The Indian Institute of Metals,Kolkata,India,16-17 November, (2009).

59. Kuntal Maiti and Anjan Sil, “Al2O3-SiC Ceramic Composites And Their Fracture Toughness Characteristics”,Proceedings of MR-09 Held in IIT Mumbai ,8-9th May, (2009).

60. Kevin M. Knowles, Mary E. Vickers, Anjan Sil, Yung-Hoe Han and Périne Jaffrenou,“The L phase, (Zn,Mn)2V2O7,”International Conf., Electroceramics XI, University of Manchester, UK, Sept. (2008).

61. Kuldeep Rana, Anjan Sil and S. Ray, “Synthesis and characterization of Mg doped manganese oxide system and its lithiation,” Proceedings 53rd DAE Solid State Physics Symposium, volume 53, p.1279, (2008).

62. M.K.Kushwaha, Anjan Sil, S. Ray, “Preparation of anodic aluminium oxide (AAO) surface and its pore distribution characteristics,” Global Conference on Production and Industrial Engineering, CPIE-2007, N.I.T. Jalandhar, March 22-24, (2007).

63. Manoj Kumar Kushwaha, Anjan Sil & Subrata Ray,“Carbon nanotube / nanofiber embedded in nanopores of anodized aluminium oxide (AAO) surface,” International conference on experimental condensed matter physics, (ANM- 2007), I.I.T. Mumbai, Jan 8-10, (2007).

64. Monika Chaudhary, Amrita Singh, Tashi Nautiyal, Sushil Auluck, Subrata Ray & Anjan Sil, “Electronic structure and co-intercalation of graphite,” Workshop on Emerging Trends in Power Source Systems for Aerospace and Related Applications (PSSARA – 2006), Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad, Oct 6-7, (2006).

65. Kuldeep Singh Rana, Amrish Panwar, Yogesh Sharma, Anjan Sil & Subrata Ray, “Synthesis and characterization of (MnO2)1-x : (MgO)x cathode base material,” Workshop on Emerging Trends in Power Source Systems for Aerospace and Related Applications (PSSARA – 2006), Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad, Oct 6-7, (2006).

66. Priti Singh, Anjan Sil & Subrata Ray, “Synthesis and XRD analysis of Li2(Mn1-xMgx)O2(x = 0.01–0.20) cathode materials,” Workshop on Emerging Trends in Power Source Systems for Aerospace and Related Applications (PSSARA – 2006), Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad, Oct 6-7, (2006).

67. Kuldeep Singh Rana, Anjan Sil and Subrata Ray, “Effect of mechanical grinding on graphite powder characteristics,” Workshop on Emerging Trends in Power Source Systems for Aerospace and Related Applications (PSSARA – 2006), Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad, Oct 6-7, (2006).

68. Yogesh Sharma, Anjan Sil and K.L.Yadav, “Effect of sintering temperature on the microstructure and dielectric properties of PbO and MgO doped 0.8PMN-0.2PT,” Thirteenth National Seminar on Ferroelectrics and Dielectrics, University of Delhi,Nov 23 – 25, (2004).

69. Archana Gupta, Anjan Sil and N.K.Verma, “Electrical conductivity measurements of ZrO2 dispersed mixed (KCl)1-x – (KI)x solid electrolytes,” Proc. National Conf. on Materials and Related Technologies, pp.9 – 15,Patiala, Sept. 19-20, (2003).

70. Archana Gupta, Anjan Sil and N.K.Verma, “Role of mixed halides as solid electrolyte base matrix,” 5th Punjab Science Congress, Science and Technology in New Millennium, PHO-59,Patiala, Feb. 7 –9, (2002).

71. R. Goel, A.Sil, S.R. Prabhakar, “Effect of SiO2 addition to ZnO–Bi2O3 based varistors,” Proc. National Seminar on Advances in Materials & Processing, pp 222–228, IIT Roorkee Nov. 9–10, (2001).

72. Anjan Sil and Harjinder Singh, “Effect of sintering characteristics on dielectric behaviour of BaTiO3 ceramics,” Abstracts, National Seminar on Materials Science : Trends & Future, (MSTF-2000), PS6-09,SLIET, Longowal, Feb. 24-25, (2000).

73. Archana Gupta & Anjan Sil, “Preparation, characterization and ionic conductivity measurement of (1–x) KCl: x ZrO2 solid electrolyte system,” Abstracts, National Seminar on Materials Science : Trends & Future, (MSTF-2000), OP5-05, SLIET, Longowal, Feb. 24-25, (2000).

74. R Goel, A Sil, H R Anand and S R Prabhakar, “Grain growth studies of ZnO based varistors,” Abstracts, National Seminar on Materials Science : Trends & Future, (MSTF-2000), PS3-17,SLIET, Longowal, Feb. 24-25, (2000).

75. R.Bansal, A Sil, S.R.Prabhakar and H.R.Anand, “Microstructural and electrical characteristics of ZnO based varistors,” Annual Technical Meeting, Indian Institute of Metals, Paper D2-5,I.I.T. Kanpur, Nov. 15-16, (1999).

76. Goel R, Sil A, Anand H R and Prabhakar S R, “Effect of silica on the graingrowth of ZnO-Bi2O3 varistors,” Information Booklet, 3rd Punjab Science Congress and Symposium, p.15, Punjab University, Chandigarh, Dec. 10-12, (1999).

77. Anjan Sil and Harpreet Pal Singh, “Preparation, characterization and performance of BaTiO3–based positive temperature coefficient thermistors,” Proc. 6th National Seminar on Physics and Technology of Sensors, pp C–2–1 – C–2–6, TIET, Patiala, March 4–6, (1999).

78. Roopa, A Sil, and H R Anand, “Microstructural and electrical investigations of ZnO based varistor,” Programme & Abstracts, 7th Annual General Meeting, MRSI, D14, I.I.Sc, Bangalore, Feb. 1-3, (1996).

79. Roopa, A Sil and H R Anand, “Microstructural investigations of ZnO- Bi2O3-SiO2 varistors,” 87th Indian Science Congress, Patiala, (1996).

80. Roopa,H R Anand and A Sil, “Microstructural and electrical characteristics of ZnO-Bi2O3-SiO2 varitors,” Souvenir 6th Annual General Meeting, MRSI, IIT Kharagpur, Feb.8 -10 (1995).

81. V Kumar, A Sil and H R Anand, “Conductivity dependence on concentration of insulating particulate phase in the AgI – Al2O3 dispersed phase solid electrolyte system,” National Conference on Ferroics, GNDU, Amritsar, Jan (1994).

82. G.D.Singh, Anjan Sil, G.S.Raju and D.S.Venkateswarlu, “Rapid cooling of transformer through heat pipe,” Proc. National Seminar on Computer Hardware and Software applications to Energy Systems and Devices, REC, Rourkela, Feb 23-25, (1989).

83. Anjan Sil, N.K.Samria and D.S.Venkateswarlu, “Transient solution of heat transfer in a composite ceramic-metal body with radiative boundaries,” Proc. Seminar-cum-workshop, Advances in Ceramics, pp. 72-78, BHU, Varanasi, Feb. 10-11, (1988).

84. Anjan Sil, D.S.Veakateswarlu and N.K.Samria, “Composite ceramic-metal body : steady state solution of heat transfer under radiative boundaries,” Proc. 51st Annual Session, Indian Ceramic Society, Varanasi, (1987).

85. Anjan Sil, S.K.Srivastava, D.S.Venkateswarlu and R.Balaji Rao, “Heat pipe design and testing,” Proc. 74thIndian Science Congress, Part IV, p.141, Bangalore, (1987).

86. Anjan Sil, D.S.Venkateswarlu and S.K.Srivastava, “Feasibility studies on microwave tube cooling using heat pipe technique,” Proc. Conf. Thermal Systems, pp.295 – 298, BHU, Varanasi, Feb. 22-23, (1986).

Honors And Awards
Honors
IIT Roorkee March 04 - 05
2023
Chairperson, DRDO Session I, Conference Emergent Materials. for Energy and Environment
ASEM-DUO
2020
DUO-India Professor Fellowship Award with the Technical University of Denmark for collaboration. Visited DTU, Denmark during 21 September to 15 October 2022.
Jiwaji University, Gwalior, National Conference on Emerging Trends in Materials Chemistry (NCETMC), 27-28 Feb
2023
Felicitation of Eminent Academician for his significant contribution to the field of Materials Engineering .
British Council
2008
UKIERI Research Award for a collaborative project with University of Cambridge (UK) during 2008 to 2013.
IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand
2018
Guest of Honour at the National Science Day function at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee, Uttarakhand
24 - 26 August 2017, Barcelona, Spain
2017
Chairing a session at "3rd World Congress on Materials Science and Engineering"
H & P Green, R & D Centre, HPCL Bangaluru, 8-9 Mar 2018
2018
Leader of Jury to judge posters in Workshop on "Battery technologies and electric mobility"
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2018
Chairing a Popular Lecture by Prof. V K Pillai, Director, CSIR-CECRI, Karaikudi, India, IMESD-2018
European Union-India Cooperation in ‘Climate and Energy’, April 22, 2021
2021
Moderator, Panel Discussion, Session - I
MemberShips
Materials Research Society of India
30 Oct 1992 - Present
1. Life member
The Indian Ceramic Society
30 Oct 1992 - Present
2. Life member
The Indian Society for Technical Education
16 May 1995 - Present
3. Life member
Indian Thermal Analysis Society
07 Aug 1996 - Present
4. Life member
Punjab Academy of Sciences
01 May 1997 - Present
5. Life member
Indian Chapter of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics
09 May 2000 - Present
6. Life member
Royal Society of Chemistry
13 May 2014 - 12 May 2015
7. Member
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
Electrical and Electronic Materials ( MTN-207 )
Autumn
Engineering Polymers and Composites ( MTN-208 )
Spring
Energy Storage Materials ( MT-558 )
Spring
Ceramics and Metal Powder Processing ( MT-301 )
Autumn
Microsensor, MEMS and Smart Devices ( MTN-515 )
Autumn
Materials for Renewable Energy ( MTN-521 )
Spring
Electro Ceramics ( MTN-533 )
Autumn
Electronic and Magnetic Materials ( MT-410 )
Spring
Composites and Polymers ( MT-401 )
Autumn
Polymers and Elastomers ( MT-402 )
Spring
Ceramic Materials ( MT-301 )
Autumn
Materials Characterization Lab II ( MT-220 )
Spring
Metallurgical and Instrumental Analysis Lab ( MT-208 )
Spring
Project ( MT-492 )
Spring
Seminar / Group Discussion ( MT-392 )
Spring
Communication Skills ( MT-308 )
Spring
Practical / Field Training ( MT-490 )
Spring
Technical Communication ( MTN-391 )
Autumn
Students
SuperVisions
1. (Awarded) Microstructural and electrical investigations on ZnO varistors with SiO2 additive as grain growth inhibitor
01 Jan 1997 - 08 Jan 2002
Other Supervisors: Late Dr H R Anand and Dr S R Prabhakar (Thapar University Patiala), Scholar: Dr (Mrs) Roopa
2. (Awarded) Ion transport properties of some mixed halide based oxide dispersed composite electrolyte systems
15 Jul 1999 - 14 Jul 2003
Other Supervisors: Dr N K Verma (Thapar University Patiala), Scholar: Dr (Mrs) Archana
3. (Awarded) Development of anodized Al-oxide with CNT/CNF in nanopores and its tribological behaviour
05 Jul 2004 - 07 Jul 2009
Other Supervisors: Professor S Ray (IIT Roorkee), Scholar: Dr Manoj Kumar Kushwaha
4. (Awarded) Investigations on cathode materials for lithium ion battery
05 Jul 2005 - 06 Jul 2009
Other Supervisors: Dr Sudipto Ghosh (IIT Kharagpur), Scholar: Dr Gurpreet Singh
5. (Awarded) Synthesis and characterization of anode materials for lithium ion battery
04 Jan 2005 - 10 Sep 2010
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Dr Kuldeep Singh
6. (Awarded) Stabilization of cubic spinel Li Mn O by dopants as cathode material in Li ion battery
11 Jul 2006 - 04 Jun 2010
Other Supervisors: Professor (Mrs) Mala Nath (IIT Roorkee), Scholar: Dr. (Mrs.) Priti Singh
7. (Awarded) Oxide dispersed ceramic composites their fracture toughness and hardness characteristics
02 Jan 2006 - 12 Oct 2010
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Dr Kuntal Maiti
8. (Awarded) Characterisation and mechanical properties of thermally sprayed ceramic coatings
06 Aug 2008 - 04 Jul 2011
Other Supervisors: Dr R Jayaganathan (was in IIT Roorkee, currently in IIT Madras), Scholar: Dr Vinay Pratap Singh
9. (Awarded) Carbon nanostructures-development and application in the anode of Li-ion battery
14 Jul 2009 - 08 Jul 2013
Other Supervisors: Professor S Ray (IIT Roorkee), Scholar: Dr Malay Jana
10. (Awarded) Polymer based nanocomposite electrolytes for Li-ion batteries
15 Jul 2010 - 14 Jul 2015
Other Supervisors: Professor S Ray (IIT Roorkee), Scholar: Dr (Mrs) Rajni Sharma
11. (Awarded) Synthesis and characterization of LiFePO4/C- polymer cathode material for Li-ion battery
15 Jul 2010 - 15 Jul 2015
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Dr Rajeev Sehrawat
12. (Awarded) Lithium ion battery- supercapacitor hybrid using bimaterial electrodes
15 Jul 2011 - 14 Jul 2017
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Dr. Sobhit Saxena
13. (Awarded) Silicon based nano-structures as a cathode material for lithium ion batteries
15 Dec 2011 - 15 Sep 2016
Other Supervisors: Dr Yogesh Sharma (IIT Roorkee), Scholar: Dr. (Mrs.) Preana Chaturvedi
14. (Awarded) Synthesis and characterization of La2Mo2O9 - based electrolytes for solid oxide fuel cell.
08 Jan 2013 - 07 Feb 2020
Other Supervisors: Dr Sandip Bysakh ( CSIR- CGCRI, Kolkata), Scholar: Mr Siddharth
15. (Awarded) Energy storage ceramics : preparation and characterization
13 Aug 2014 - 18 Nov 2020
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Mr Abhishek Gupta
16. (Awarded) LiFePO4 based composite electrodes for Li-ion battery application
06 Aug 2015 - 05 Aug 2020
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Mr Hari Raj
17. (Ongoing) Rechargeable Li-S batteries : investigation on cathode and electrolyte
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Ayush Pundir
18. (Ongoing) Biomass derived anode material for sodium ion battery : effects of structure, processing temperature and doping
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Mr. Bharat Verma
19. (Ongoing) Investigation on solid electrolytes for rechargeable batteries
12 Jul 2019 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Basitti Hitesh
20. (Ongoing) All solid state batteries
25 Jul 2021 - 23 Jun 2022
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Harsha Rajput
21. (Ongoing) DAMPING AND CREEP BEHAVIOUR OF POLYURETHANE BASED POLYMER COMPOSITES
27 Dec 2018 - 23 Jun 2022
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Tayade Nitamkumar Gautam
22. (Ongoing) Cathode materials for sodium ion batteries
01 Aug 2022 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Himanshu Shukla
Associate Scholars
Dr. Soumya Shankar Ghosh, Postdoctoral
IIT Roorkee
Thermophotovoltaics, Solar cell materials, Organic photovoltaics
Dr Abhishek Gupta
IIT Roorkee
Energy storage ceramics : synthesis and characterization
Dr Hari Raj (Former member)
IIT Roorkee
LiFePO4 based composite electrodes for Li-ion battery application
Mr. Ayush Pundir
IIT Roorkee
Rechargeable Li-S batteries : investigation on cathode and electrolyte
Mr. Bharat Verma
IIT Roorkee
Biomass derived anode material for sodium ion battery : effects of structure, processing temperature and doping
Mr. Basitti Hitesh
IIT Roorkee
Investigation on solid electrolytes for rechargeable batteries
Harsha Rajput
IIT Roorkee
All Solid State Batteries
Tayade Nitamkumar Gautam
IIT Roorkee
Damping and creep behaviour of polyurathane based polymer composites
Mr. Himanshu Shukla
IIT Roorkee
Cathode materials for sodium ion batteries
Miscellaneous
Events
1. Electrochemical energy storage materials : developments, challenges and prospects
27 Feb 2023 - 28 Feb 2023
Jiwaji University, Gwalior (M.P.) and University Grants Commission, New Delhi.
3. Rechargeable lithium ion battery and cathode
25 Dec 2020 - 25 Dec 2020
TEQIP Course, IIT Roorkee
2. Hard carbon anode materials for sodium-ion batteries and highlights on ion storage mechanism
05 Oct 2022 - 05 Oct 2022
DUO-India Professor's Fellowship
4. Functional materials with an emphasis on electrochemical energy storage application
07 Sep 2020 - 11 Sep 2020
TEQIP-III
5. Li-, Na-ion batteries, new development in storage technologies
23 Sep 2019 - 23 Sep 2019
India Energy Storage Alliance and DST, Government of India
6. Nanomaterials for Supercapacitors and Fuel cells
24 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
QIP Short Term Course on Application of Nanotechnologies in the Energy Sector
7. Nanomaterials for rechargeable Li-ion batteries
24 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
QIP Short Term Course on Application of Nanotechnologies in the Energy Sector
8. International Conference on Materials Research & Nanotechnology (ICMRN-2019)
10 Jun 2019 - 12 Jun 2019
ICMRN-2019 Conference, Rome, Italy
9. Energy storage materials : their impact on society
28 Feb 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
CSIR-CBRI
10. An overview of lithium ion battery cathode materials –types, structures and properties
05 Oct 2017 - 05 Oct 2017
INSA-DFG exchange programme
11. Electrochemical characteristics of battery supercapacitor hybrid –some studies using bimaterialelect
17 Oct 2017 - 17 Oct 2017
INSA-DFG exchange programme
12. Electrochemical characteristics of cathode materials for lithium ion batteries –some highlights
10 Oct 2017 - 10 Oct 2017
INSA-DFG exchange programme
13. 3rd World Congress on Materials Science, Engineering, Oil, Gas and Petrochemistry
24 Aug 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
Materials Science - 2017, Barcelona, Spain
14. International Conference on Advances in Materials & Processing : Challenges & Opportunities (AMPCO 2017)
30 Nov 2017 - 02 Dec 2017
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
15. 10th National Conference on Solid State Chemistry and Allied Areas (ISCAS 2017)
01 Jul 2017 - 03 Jul 2017
Delhi Technological University, India
16. Energy storage materials - an emphasis on lithium ion battery research
03 Apr 2017 - 03 Apr 2017
17. Cathode Materials for Lithium ion batteries - an overview
16 May 2016 - 18 May 2016
IIT Kharagpur
18. NANOSMAT-2014 : 9th International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and nanostructured Materials.
08 Sep 2014 - 11 Sep 2014
NANOSMAT-2014, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
19. Lithium ion battery cathodes as energy storage materials and relevance of their structural stability
30 Sep 2013 - 04 Oct 2013
Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme
20. Lithium ion battery cathodes as energy storage materials and relevance of their structural stability
09 May 2013 - 09 May 2013
20. 3rd National Conference on Advanced Materials and Radiation Physics (AMRP-2013)
22 Nov 2013 - 23 Nov 2013
SLIET, Longowal, Punjab
21. Lithium ion battery cathodes as energy storage materials and relevance of their structural stability
23 Jan 2012 - 24 Jan 2012
DMAT-2012, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
22. 4th International Symposium on Advancing the Chemical Sciences-Challenges in Renewable Energy
05 Jul 2011 - 08 Jul 2011
MIT Boston, USA
23. National Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering Materials
01 Feb 2007 - 03 Feb 2007
Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala
24. Microstructural and electrical characteristics of ZnO ceramic- based non-ohmic resistors
06 Feb 2006 - 10 Feb 2006
QIP short term course on Advanced Methods for Materials Characterization
25. Ionic conduction in nano-structured electroceramics
06 Feb 2006 - 10 Feb 2006
All India Council for Technical Education
26. Nanoceramics and their synthesis processes
21 Feb 2005 - 21 Feb 2005
QIP, IIT Roorkee
27. Conventional and technical Ceramics
14 Mar 2005 - 14 Mar 2005
Indian Railway, IIT Roorkee
28. Fabrication methods-polymer matrix composites
15 Mar 2005 - 15 Mar 2005
Indian Railway, IIT Roorkee
29. Composite solid electrolytes
07 Nov 2005 - 08 Nov 2005
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
30. Ionic conductivity in solid electrolytes and electrodes.
12 Dec 2005 - 31 Dec 2005
UGC Sponsored Refresher Course on Recent Developments in Physics & Materials Science
31. Thermal and dielectric behaviour of ceramics and application in sensors
17 Mar 2005 - 17 Mar 2005
Indian Railway, IIT Roorkee
32. Delivered nine special lectures on high performance ceramics.
24 Sep 2001 - 23 Nov 2001
Asian Development Bank, Colombo, Srilanka sponsored Short-Term Training Course on Advanced Materials Engineering
33. Structures and applications of ceramic materials
24 Sep 2001 - 23 Nov 2001
Asian Development Bank, Colombo, Srilanka
34. Lecture delivered
28 Feb 2000 - 28 Feb 2000
35. Ferroelectric Materials-their Structures, properties and Applications
14 Feb 2000 - 25 Feb 2000
Indian Society for Technical Education
36. Lecture delivered
12 Jul 1999 - 06 Aug 1999
37. Basics of Composites
13 Jun 1996 - 26 Jun 1996
QIP, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala
38. Characterization and testings of Heat-treated iron and steels
21 Dec 1995 - 22 Dec 1995
Visits
University of Cambridge (UK) Visited 28 July - 26 Oct 2003
2003-07-28
INSA The Royal Society London Exchange of Scientists Programme
University of Leeds (UK)
2007-09-01
UKIERI for joint research project formulation
University of Cambridge (UK) Visited 18 Jun - 30 Sep 2007
2007-06-18
INSA The Royal Society London Exchange of Scientists Programme
University of Cambridge (UK) Visited 30 Jun - 27 Jul 2008
2008-06-30
UKIERI collaborative research project work
University of Cambridge (UK) Visited 14 Jun - 12 Jul 2009
2009-06-14
UKIERI collaborative research project work
University of Cambridge (UK) Visited 20 Jun - 18 Jul 2010
2010-06-20
UKIERI collaborative research project work
University of Cambridge (UK) Visited 12 Jun - 17 Jul 2011
2011-06-12
UKIERI collaborative research project work
University of Cambridge (UK) Visited 20 Mar - 3 Apr 2011
2011-03-20
UKIERI collaborative research project work
MIT, BOSTON, USA Visited 4 Jul - 10 Jul 2011
2011-07-04
To attend 4th International Symposium on Advancing the Chemical Sciences-Challenges in Renewable Energy
University of Cambridge (UK) Visited 9 Sep - 23 Sep 2012
2012-09-09
Dissemination programme of UKIERI collaborative research project
University of Cambridge (UK) Visited 27 May - 14 Jun 2013
2013-05-27
Dissemination programme of UKIERI collaborative research project
Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland Visited 7 Sep - 13 Sep 2014
2014-09-07
To attend 9th International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and nanostructured Materials.
Barcelona, Spain Visited 22 Aug - 29 Aug 2017
2017-08-24
To attend "3rd World Congress on Materials Science, Engineering, Oil, Gas and Petrochemistry" and deliver a keynote presentation on Electrchemical characteristics of battery-supercapacitor hybrid device having bi-material electrode.
HIU, Germany Visited 30 Sep - 19 Oct 2017
2017-09-30
To visit Germany for 3 weeks under INSA-DFG exchange programme during 30 September to 19 October 2017.
Rome, Italy Visited 9 June - 18 June 2019
2019-06-10
To attend International Conference on Materials Research & Nanotechnology and deliver an invited talk on Rechargeable lithium ion battery cathode material LiFePO4 : limitations and possible overcome. The conference was held during June 10 - 12, 2019.
Technical University of Denmark (DTU) 21 Sept - 15 Oct 2022
2022-09-21
DUO-India Professor's Fellowship
Administrative Positions
Professor in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
07 Oct 2009 - Present
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Professor and Head
01 Mar 2016 - 31 Mar 2019
Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Professor (HAG) in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
01 Jan 2019 - Present
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Chairman JEE (Advanced) 2015
01 Sep 2014 - 01 Sep 2015
IIT Roorkee
Vice Chairman JEE (Advanced) 2014
01 Sep 2013 - 01 Sep 2014
IIT Roorkee
NSS Coordinator
01 Jan 2012 - 01 Sep 2014
IIT Roorkee
DRC Chairman
01 Jan 2013 - 01 Jan 2016
IIT Roorkee
Addl. Officer in-charge Ph.D., Annual report, BOG report and Seminar
01 Jan 2012 - 01 Jan 2015
IIT Roorkee
Convener Technical Committee purchase
01 Jan 2012 - 01 Jan 2015
IIT Roorkee
Officer in-charge Store and Gas Procurement
01 Jan 2012 - 01 Jan 2015
IIT Roorkee
Officer in-charge Building
01 Jan 2010 - 01 Jan 2011
IIT Roorkee
Officer in-charge Energy Materials Laboratory
01 Jan 2009 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Officer in-charge Ceramic laboratory
01 Jan 2002 - 31 Dec 2020
IIT Roorkee
Addl.Officer in-charge Materials Testing Lab
01 Jan 2011 - 30 Dec 2011
IIT Roorkee
Addl. Officer in-charge Metallography lab
01 Jan 2010 - 01 Jan 2011
IIT Roorkee
Chairman, Organizing Committee, Int Conf on Advances in Materials & Processing: Challenges & Opportunities
30 Nov 2017 - 02 Dec 2017
IIT Roorkee
Member, Department Administrative Committee
01 Apr 2019 - 11 Jun 2021
MMED, IIT Roorkee
Member, Department Faculty Search Committee
09 Feb 2020 - 08 Feb 2021
MMED, IIT Roorkee
Member, Advisory Committee, Institute Instrumentation Centre
09 Aug 2012 - 06 Aug 2014
MMED, IIT Roorkee
Member, Department Faculty Assessment Committee
01 Apr 2019 - 31 Mar 2022
MMED, IIT Roorkee
Member, Senate
07 Oct 2009 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Member, Internal Complaints Committee
01 Apr 2020 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Member, Department Research Committee
03 May 2021 - Present
MMED, IIT Roorkee
Member, Department Space Management Committee
01 Jan 2020 - Present
MMED, IIT Roorkee
Member, Department Policy Committee
01 Jan 2020 - Present
MMED, IIT Roorkee
Self appraisal

Patents granted :

(1) "NUT SHAPED LI3VO4 HAVING HIERARCHICAL MESOPOROUS STRUCTURE AND ITS METHOD OF SYNTHESIS," Patent No. 382774, Date of Grant : 26/11/2021

(2) "A NOVEL ELECTRODE COMPOSITE FOR HIGH POWER AND HIGH ENERGY APPLICATION IN RECHARGEABLE LI-ION BATTERY," Patent No. 400066, Date of Grant : 27/06/2022

(3) "Development of porous alumina film on conducting glass substrate to enhance the voltage of silicon-based thermophotovoltaic devices," Patent No. 448162, Date of Grant : 29/08/2023, Application No. 201911038839 

(4) ²A high-performance composite electrode for Li-ion battery,² Patent No. 451440, Date of Grant : 13/09/2023, Application no. 202011035788 

Patents filed :

(1AN ORGANIC PHOTOVOLTAIC CELL FOR SOLAR TILE APPLICATION” application no. 202211049893 dated 01/09/2022.

(2) A SINGLE STEP SYNTHESIS OF HARD CARBON FROM AGRO-WASTE FOR SODIUM-ION BATTERY,” application no.202211051784 dated 10/09/2022, Published at the IPO website on 23/09/2022.

(3) “A three-terminal lithium ion battery-supercapacitor hybrid system consisting of bi-material electrode” application no. 202011017484 dated. 23.04.2020, Published at the IPO website on 29.10.2021.

(4) "A method of preparing a high energy density silicon graphite anode material and a high energy density silicon-graphite material," 392/Del/2010, dated 22.02.2010.