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Indranil Lahiri
Indranil Lahiri Assistant Professor indrafmt[at]iitr.ac.in +91-1332-285261 Website
Areas of Interest
  • Synthesis of Nanomaterials, Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and other nanomaterials and thin films
  • Electronic Applications of Nanomaterials, Field Emission - application of interface engineering and novel geometry
  • Energy Related Application of Nanomaterials, Carbon nanotubes and other nanomaterials as Li-ion battery electrode
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
Dec. 2012Till DateAssistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
Sept. 2012Oct. 2012Research Assistant ProfessorUniversity of North Texas, USA
Dec. 2011Aug. 2012Post Doctoral ResearcherFlorida International University, USA
May 2005June 2007Senior ScientistNFTDC, Hyderabad, India
May 2000Apr. 2005ScientistNFTDC, Hyderabad, India
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
2012 ASM International Student Paper Contest ASM International2012
TMS Student Best Paper Contest 2011 – Graduate Level – 2nd Place The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS)2012
Best Doctoral GraduateFlorida International University2011
Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) Award 2011-Saphire Basic Science Division, American Ceramic Society (ACerS)2011
Second prize in The Best Junior Researcher Award in 2011 Nanomaterials Symposium, TMS 2011The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS)2011
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
PhDMaterials Science and EngineeringFlorida International University, Miami, USA2011
M.TechMetallurgical and Materials EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India2000
B.E.MetallurgyBengal Engineering College, Shibpur, India1998
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Ultra-High Current-Density Field Emission SystemIIT Roorkee2013
2D and 3D Field EmittersNaval Research Board2016
Memberships
  • ASM International, Member
  • The Minerals Metals and Materials Society (TMS), Member
  • The Indian Institute of Metals (IIM), Life Member
  • Materials Research Society of India (MRSI), Life Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Mechanical Working of MetalsMT-412MMED - 4th year Undergrad.Spring
Technology of Nanostructure FabricationNT-512Centre of Nanotechnology - M.Tech./PhDSpring
Materials ScienceMT-201ABiotech - 2nd Year Undergrad.Autumn
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Graphene and its optical propertiesPramod KumarOAutumn2012
Graphene synthesis and solar cell applicationRaj KumarOAutumn2013
Boron Nitride NanostructuresVijayesh KumarOAutumn2013
Graphene synthesis by CVDGurjinder KaurOAutumn2014
Applications of grapheneAkshay V. SInghalOAutumn2015
Field emission from nanostructured materialsNarasimha Vinod PulagaraOSpring2016
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Hanyang University, Seoul, KoreaResearch Work in the WCU Department of Energy EngineeringSummer2009
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Carbon Nanotube Based High Energy-Efficient ApplicationsQIP Centre, IIT Roorkee19Feb 2013
Books Authored

3. Indranil Lahiri, Wonbong Choi, Field emission and graphene: An overview of current status, In “Graphene: Synthesis and applications” Ed. W. Choi, J.-W. Lee, CRC Press (Boca Raton, USA), January 2012, ISBN: 9781439861875, pp. 263-290.

2. Indranil Lahiri, Wonbong Choi, Graphene and graphene based materials in solar cell application, In “Graphene: Synthesis and applications” Ed. W. Choi, J.-W. Lee, CRC Press (Boca Raton, USA), January 2012, ISBN: 9781439861875, pp. 291-312.

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

Refereed Journal Papers

Publications Summary:

US Provisional Patent Applications – 2 (see "Resume" for details)

Book Chapters – 3 (see "Resume" for details)

Journal Articles – 33

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings – 7

Conference Presentations – 57 (see "Resume" for details)

h index – 12 (scopus.com)

i-10 index - 15 (google scholar)

Total citations – 1028 (scopus.com)

 

2016

33.  Raj Kumar, R. Manoj Kumar, Debrupa Lahiri, Indranil Lahiri, Thermally reduced graphene oxide film on soda lime glass as transparent conducting electrode, Surface and Coatings Technology, DOI: 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2016.10.060.

32.  Akshay V. Singhal, Hemant Charaya, Indranil Lahiri, Noble Metal Decorated Graphene based Gas Sensors and their Fabrication: A Review, Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences, DOI: 10.1080/10408436.2016.1244656.

31. Vijayesh Kumar, Nikhil Kumar, Partha Roy, DebrupaLahiri, Indranil Lahiri, Emergence of fluorescence in boron nitride nanoflakes and its application in bioimaging, RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 48025 - 48032. (Impact Factor: 3.840)

2015

30. Sameer Chouksey, Anjan Sil, Debrupa Lahiri, Indranil Lahiri, Atmospheric oxidation effect of silicon-carbon nanotube anode on Li-ion battery performance, Nanomaterials and Energy, 4 (2), 2015, 153-158.

29. Krishna Saini, Manoj Kumar R., DebrupaLahiri, Indranil Lahiri, Quantifying Bonding Strength of CuO Nanotubes with Substrate Using Nano-Scratch Technique. Nanotechnology, 26, 2015, 305701. (Impact Factor: 3.821)

28. Gaurav Mittal,Mamta Khaneja, Krishna Saini, Indranil Lahiri, Carbon nanotube based 3-dimensional hierarchical field emitter structure. RSC Advances, 5, 2015, 21487-21494. (Impact Factor: 3.840)

2014

27. Gaurav Mittal, Indranil Lahiri, Recent progress in nanostructured next-generation field emission devices. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 47, 2014, 323001. (Impact Factor: 2.528)

2013

26. Zheng Yan, Lulu Ma, Yu ZhuIndranil Lahiri, 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, Three-dimensional metal-graphene-nanotube multifunctional hybrid materials. ACS Nano, 7(1), 2013, 58-64. (Impact Factor: 11.421)

25. Indranil Lahiri, Wonbong Choi, Carbon Nanostructures in Lithium Ion Batteries: Past, Present and Future.Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences, 38, 2013, 128-166.(Impact Factor: 9.467)

http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/8aBTAbfxZyYxHrn9vmEM/full

2012

24. Indranil Lahiri, Joyce Wong, Zilu Zhou, Wonbong Choi, Ultra-high current density multiwall carbon nanotube field emitter structure on three-dimensional micro-channeled copper, Applied Physics Letters, 101, 2012, 063110 (5 pages). (Impact Factor: 3.844)

23. Chiwon Kang#, Indranil Lahiri# (#equal contributors), RangasamyBaskaran, Jun Y. Hwang, Won-Gi Kim, Yang-Kook Sun, Rajarshi Banerjee, Wonbong Choi, Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Based Anodes on 3D Current Collector for Li-Ion Batteries, Journal of Power Sources,2192012364-370. (Impact Factor: 4.951)

2011

22. Indranil Lahiri, Seung-Min Oh, Jun Y. Hwang, Chiwon Kang, Hyeongtag Jeon, Rajarshi Banerjee, Yang-Kook Sun, Wonbong Choi, Ultrathin alumina coated carbon nanotubes as negative electrodes for high capacity and safe Li-ion battery,Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 2011, 13621-13626. (Impact Factor: 5.968)

21. Indranil Lahiri, Wonbong Choi, Interface control: A modified rooting technique for enhancing field emission from multiwall carbon nanotube based bulk emitters, Acta Materialia, 59, 2011, 5411-5421. (Impact Factor: 3.755)

20. Indranil Lahiri#, Debrupa Lahiri(#equal contributors), Sungho Jin, Arvind Agarwal, Wonbong Choi, Carbon Nanotubes: How strong is their bond with the substrate?, ACS Nano,5(2), 2011, 780-787. (Impact Factor: 11.421)

Highlighted as spotlight in “Nanowerk” (http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=19707.php)

19. Indranil Lahiri, Ved Prakash Verma, Wonbong Choi, An all-graphene based transparent and flexible field emission device, Carbon, 49 (5), 2011, 1614-1619. (Impact Factor: 5.378)

18. Indranil Lahiri, Santanu Das, Chiwon Kang, Wonbong Choi, Application of carbon nanostructures – Energy to electronics, JOM, 63(6), 2011, 70-76. (Impact Factor: 1.421)

17. Santanu Das, Raghunandan Seelaboyina, Ved P. Verma, Indranil Lahiri, Jun Yeon Hwang, Rajarshi Banerjee, Wonbong Choi, Synthesis and Characterization of Self-Organized Multilayered Graphene-Carbon Nanotube Hybrid Films, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 2011, 7289-7295. (Impact Factor: 5.968)

16. Jun Huang,Unjeong Kim, Bei Wang, Indranil Lahiri, Eunhong Lee, Peter C. Eklund, Wonbong Choi, Controlled Growth of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes for Unique Nanodevices, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 11(1), 2011, 262-269. (Impact Factor: 1.563)

2010

15. Indranil Lahiri, Sung-Woo Oh, Jun Y. Hwang, Sungjin Cho,  Yang K. Sun, Rajarshi Banerjee, Wonbong Choi, High capacity and excellent stability of lithium ion battery anode using interface-controlled binder-free multiwall carbon nanotubes grown on copper, ACS Nano, 4(6), 2010, 3440-3446. (Impact Factor: 11.421)

14. Indranil Lahiri, Raghunandan Seelaboyina, Jun Y Hwang, Raj Banerjee, Wonbong Choi, Enhanced field emission from multi-walled carbon nanotubes grown on pure copper substrate, Carbon, 48 (5), 2010, 1531-1538. (Impact Factor: 5.378)

13. Indranil Lahiri, Prospects of oxide materials in Li-ion batteries, American Ceramic Society Bulletin, 89 (6), 2010, 17-18. (Impact Factor: 0.522)

12. Jun Huang, Bei Wang, Indranil Lahiri, Awnish K. Gupta, Peter C. Eklund, Wonbong Choi, Effect of bending on the resistivity and Raman spectrum of single-walled carbon nanotubes, Advanced Functional Materials, 20, 2010, 4388-4393.(Impact Factor: 10.179)

11. Ved Prakash Verma, Santanu Das, Indranil Lahiri, Wonbong Choi, Large-area graphene on polymer film for flexible and transparent anode in field emission device, 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. (Impact Factor: 3.844)

10. Raghunandan Seelaboyina, Indranil Lahiri, Wonbong Choi, Carbon Nanotube Embedded Novel 3-Dimensional Alumina Microchannel Cold Cathodes for High Electron Emission, Nanotechnology, 21 (14), 2010, 145206.(Impact Factor: 3.979)

9.  Wonbong Choi, Indranil Lahiri, Raghunandan Seelaboyina, Yong Soo Kang, Synthesis of graphene and its applications: a review, Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences, 35, 2010, 52-71. (Impact Factor: 9.467)

Most-cited article in the history of the journal (http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/kBHWaJ6rC4XT855NsaVn/full)

2009

8. Indranil Lahiri, Sanjeev Bhargava, Crystallite size of mechanically alloyed Cu-Cr powder – a comparison between X-ray diffraction and atomic force microscopy techniques,Materials Characterization, 60 (11), 2009, 1406-1410. (Impact Factor: 1.572)

7. Indranil Lahiri, Sanjeev Bhargava, Enhanced properties of functionally gradient Cu-Cr powder compacts, International Journal of Materials Research (formerly: Zeitschriftfuer Metallkunde), 100 (5), 2009, 723-729. (Impact Factor: 0.830)

6. Indranil Lahiri, S.Bhargava, Compaction and sintering response of mechanically alloyed Cu-Cr powder, Powder Technology, 189 (3), 2009, 433-438. (Impact Factor: 2.080)

5. I. Lahiri, S.Bhargava, X-ray powder diffraction line profile analysis of mechanically alloyed Cu-Cr powder, Materials Science and Technology, 25 (4), 2009, 520-526. (Impact Factor: 0.772)

2000 – 2008

4. Indranil Lahiri, K.Balasubramanian, Application of mechano-chemical synthesis for protective coating on steel grinding media prior to ball milling of copper, Bulletin of Materials Science, 30 (2), 2007, 157-161. (Impact Factor: 0.880)

3.  Satyam Suwas, I. LahiriR.K.Ray, S.Bhargava, The her hardness yield locus of Ti-24Al-11Nb alloy, Materials Letters, 57 (21), 2003, 3251-3256. (Impact Factor: 2.307)

2. Indranil LahiriDebrupa Lahiri (Mondal), S.Bhargava, Effect of prior b-processing on superplasticity of (a+b) hermos mechanically treated Ti-6Al-4V alloy, Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 18 (4), 2003, 621-635. (Impact Factor: 1.058)

  1. Indranil Lahiri, S.Bhargava, Superplasticity in titanium alloys, Titanium, 5 (2), 2000, 11-21.

 

Peer-reviewed Symposium Proceedings 

7. Pramod Kumar, Indranil Lahiri, Anirban Mitra, Direct graphene growth from highly ordered pyrolytic graphite using pulsed Nd: YAG laser on p-Si (100) substrate at 700°C, AIP Conference Proceedings, 1728, 2016, 020452 (1-4).

6.  Wonbong Choi,Indranil LahiriNovel design considerations for high efficiency carbon nanotube field emitters, Technical Digest – 25th International Vacuum Nanoelectronics Conference, IVNC 2012 , art. No. 6316855, pp. 30-31.

5.   Chiwon Kang, Indranil Lahiri, Rangasamy Baskaran, Mansoo Choi, Yang-Kook Sun, Wonbong Choi, 3D Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs) for Li-Ion Battery Anode, TMS 2012 Proc.,Vol. 2, 2012, 35-41.

4.  Santanu Das, Indranil Lahiri, Chiwon Kang, Wonbong Choi, Engineering Carbon Nanomaterials for Future Applications: Energy and Bio-sensor, Proc. SPIE 8031, 80311K (2011), DOI: 10.1117/12.883743.

3. Indranil Lahiri, Sung-Woo Oh, Yang-Kook Sun, Wonbong Choi, High specific capacity and excellent stability of interface-controlled MWCNT based anodes in lithium ion battery, MRS Symp. Proc. 2010, Vol. 1313, mrsf10-1313-kk07-11, 60-67.

2.  Ved P. Verma, Santanu Das, Indranil Lahiri, Wonbong Choi, Large area graphene on polymer films for transparent and flexible field emission device, MRS Symp. Proc. 2010, Vol. 1283, 2011, 82-88.

1.Indranil Lahiri, Raghunandan Seelaboyina, Won Bong Choi, Field Emission Response from Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes Grown on Different Metallic Substrates,InNanotubes and Related Nanostructures — 2009, Ed. Yoke Khin Yap (MRS Symp. Proc. Vol. 1204, Warrendale, PA, 2010), 1204-K18-21, 257-263.

Miscellaneous
  • See "Resume" for this section.