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Dr. Jayanta Mukhopadhyay
Senior Scientist

Fuel Cell & Battery Division

Phone: 91-23223494
FAX: +91-33-24730957
E-mail: jayanta_mu@cgcri.res.in

B.Sc. (Chemistry) University of Calcutta
B.Tech. (Chemical Technology), University of Calcutta
M.Tech. (Ceramic Engineering), University of Calcutta
Ph.D. (Engineering): Jadavpur University

Dr. Mukhopadhyay joined CSIR-CGCRI on 01.06.2006

Research Interest
  • Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC)
  • Powder processing and film deposition using Spray Pyrolysis technique for Electroceramic Application.
  • Mixed Ionic and Electronic Conducting Membrane for Gas Separation

Professional Career
  • Sr. Scientist - Fuel Cell & Battery Division, CGCRI, Kolkata, CSIR, Govt. of India, June 2013 - Till Date
  • Scientist - Fuel Cell & Battery Division, CGCRI, Kolkata, CSIR, Govt. of India, June 2009 - June 2013
  • Jr. Scientist - Fuel Cell & Battery Division, CGCRI, Kolkata, CSIR, Govt. of India, June 2006 - May 2009
  • Scientist - Centre for Ceramic Processing - International Advance Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI), DST, Govt. of India, October 2003 to May 2006
  • Glass Technologist - Hindusthan National Glass Ltd., Rishra Howrah, W. B., May 2000 to April 2001

  • First Class First (Gold Medal) Award in the year 2002 in M.Tech. (Ceramic Engineering) from University of Calcutta
  • First Class First (Gold Medal) Award in the year 2000 in B.Tech. (Chemical Technology) from University of Calcutta
  • National Scholarship Award in the year 1997 in B.Sc. (Chemistry) from Ministry of Human Resource and Development
  • GATE Fellowship (Engineering Science: All India Rank 52 in 2002) for CSIR Research Fellow

Selected Publications
Summary: In SCI and Peer Reviewed Journals: 25; In Conference Proceedings: 15, Book Chapter / Monograph - 1
Selected Papers:
  1. Rajashree Konar, Jayanta Mukhopadhyay*, Abhijit Das Sharma and Rajendra Nath Basu, Synthesis of Cu-YSZ and Ni-Cu-YSZ Cermets by a Novel Electroless Technique for use as Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anode: Application Potentiality towards Fuel Flexibility in Biogas Atmosphere, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41, 1151 - 1160 (2016) (I.F. 3.313)
  2. Koyel Banerjee, Jayanta Mukhopadhyay* and R.N. Basu, Effect of ‘A’-site Non Stoichiometry in Strontium Doped Lanthanum Ferrite Based Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cathodes, Materials Research Bulletin, 72 306-315 (2015). (I.F. 2.288)
  3. Jayanta Mukhopadhyay and R.N. Basu, Morphologically Architectured Spray Pyrolysed Lanthanum Ferrite-based Cathodes - A Phenomenal Enhancement in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Performance", Journal of Power Sources, 252, 252-263 (2014). (I.F. 6.217)
  4. Madhumita Mukhopadhyay, Jayanta Mukhopadhyay, A. Das Sharma, R.N. Basu, Effect of anode configuration on electrical properties and cell polarization in planar anode-supported SOFC, Solid State Ionics, 233, 20-31 (2013). (I.F. 2.561)
  5. Jayanta Mukhopadhyay, H.S. Maiti and R.N. Basu, Synthesis of nanocrystalline lanthanum manganite with tailored particulate size and morphology using a novel spray pyrolysis technique for application as the functional solid oxide fuel cell cathode", Journal of Power Sources, 232, 55-65 (2013) (I.F. 6.217)

Patents filed / Granted
Summary: Indian : 3
  1. A. Kumar, P.Sujatha Devi, A Das Sharma, Jayanta Mukhopadhyay and H.S. Maiti, "A process for the continuous production of sinteractive lanthanum chromite based oxides" Indian patent - 1214/DEL/04.
  2. Rajendra Nath Basu, Madhumita Mukhopadhyay, Jayanta Mukhopadhyay and Abhijit Das Sharma; "Improved process for the preparation of planar anode-supported solid oxide fuel cell", Indian patent, 1954 DEL 2010.
  3. Rajendra Nath Basu, Jayanta Mukhopadhyay, Suman Das, Prasanta K. Das, Abhijit Das Sharma and Tapobrata Dey; "A Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Stack", Indian patent, Application No: 0536DEL2015

Landmark Research Contribution
  • Key member of the team for design, development and demonstration of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Stack of rating 500 W (operable with hydrogen and oxygen) for the first time in India
  • Development of high performance Ni-YSZ/ Ni-Cu-YSZ/ Ni-Cu-CeO2-YSZ SOFC anode by a novel electroless technique for high performance SOFC operable with simulated bio gas
  • Process engineering of multicomponent perovskite oxides for SOFC cathode materials (LSM,LSCF, BSCF etc) with tailor-made morphology by Spray Pyrolysis technique

PhD Supervision

Summary: 01 (Ongoing)
Title: Nanocrystalline Doped Lanthanum Ferrite and Cobaltite-based Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cathode Composites and Studies of their Structural and Microstructural Stabilities for Long-term Application

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