Aayan Banerjee

  • Ph. D. student (2014-2018)
  • Imperial College, London, UK
  • Postal address:
    Institute for Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry
    Engesserstr. 20
    Campus South Bldg. 11.21
    76131 Karlsruhe

Education/ Degrees

 Degree  University/Board  Duration  CGPA / %
 M.S. Mechanical Engg.  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities  Sept 2012 – June 2014  3.79 / 4.00
 B.E. Mechanical Engg.  Birla Institute Of Technology, Mesra  July 2008 – June 2012   8.18 / 10.00


PhD Research

Modeling and Simulation of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs)



  • Bala Chandran, R., Banerjee, A., and Davidson, J.H., “Design of a Gas Phase Heat Recovery System for Solar Thermochemical Processes,” Proc. of ASME 2014 8th Intl. Conf. Energy Sustainability, June 30- July 2, 2014.
  • Banerjee, A., and Nayak, G., 2012, "Synchronized Acoustic Refrigerator and Heat Engine," Intl. J. Earth Sci. and Engg. 5, pp. 162-168.
  • Nayak, G., and Banerjee, A., 2013, "Circular Assembly of Reflector and Absorber for Solar Steam Generation," Intl. J. Enhanced Research in Sci. Tech. and Engg. 2(11), pp. 158-163.



Presented the paper entitled “Synchronized Acoustic Refrigerator and Heat Engine” at Intl. Conference on Recent Advances and Challenges in Energy (RACE) 2012 from January 4-6, 2012.


Internships and Projects

  • Industrial Research project entitled “Study of possible methods to improve Volumetric and Combustion Efficiencies of a Gas Turbine Power Station” conducted at M.S. Power Gen. Co. Ltd., Gas Turbine Power Station, Uran, Dist – Raigad from 6th June – 27th June, 2011.
  • Industrial Research project entitled “Coal – free PBS: Study and Analysis of Fuels for Combustion in Boilers at Bhilai Steel Plant” conducted at Bhilai Steel Plant under Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) from 9th May – 4th June, 2011.
  • Summer Training at Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI), Gurgaon in the Engine Department from 14th May – 14th June, 2010.