Supratim joined the Bazant group in MIT as a Ph.D. student in Chemical Engineering in January 2017. He graduated from IIT Delhi, India as an Institute Medalist, with a Bachelor and Master of Technology (B.Tech and M.Tech) in Chemical Engineering in 2016. His primary research interest is in electrochemical energy storage devices and integrating cross-scale knowledge to promote implementation of energy technology. As an undergraduate working with Prof. Shantanu Roy, Supratim studied the dynamics of spreading of thin liquid films on porous catalytic substrates. In addition, Supratim has also worked in the areas of lithium battery anode fabrication with silicon nanoparticles & their performance evaluation, rheological modelling of entangled polymers and density-unstable displacement flows in moving ducts. In MIT, his current focus is the integration of degradation mechanisms of Li ion batteries into the existing multiphase porous electrode framework developed in the group. CV can be found here.
Outside of academics and research, his hobbies are reading fiction, PC FPS gaming, playing table tennis and squash, adventure sports and following WWE and MMA.
1. Das, S., Chaitanya, N.S.K., Roy, S., Khanna, R., "A Model of Wetting of Partially Wettable Porous Solids by Thin Liquid Films", Chemical Engineering Journal, Volume 320, 15 July 2017, Pages 104-115, ISSN 1385-8947, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2017.02.151
Contact Info: Email - supra17 [at] mit.edu
Office - 66-465, 77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge MA 02139
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/supratimdas93/