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IIT Kanpur eMasters Degree Program

e-Masters in Renewable Energy
and e-Mobility

Be the Catalyst of a Greener Future

Explore IIT Kanpur's Masters in Renewable Energy and e-Mobility, delving into
sustainable solutions. Become proficient through expert guidance and practical projects,
shaping a greener future.

  • No GATE Score
  • Support for placement and facilitation of incubation at Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre, IIT Kanpur
  • Earn Masters Degree
    without leaving your job
  • Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering

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Key Highlights of IIT Kanpur Masters in Renewable Energy and e-Mobility

  • SelectionBased on academic and professional background and test, interview where necessary. No GATE required.
  • High Impact Format Weekend-only Live interactive sessions coupled with self-paced learning.
  • Executive Friendly Schedule Learn while you earn, with the flexibility to complete the program between 1 to 3 years.
  • Career Advancement and Networking Support for placement and facilitation of incubation at IIT Kanpur's Incubation Centre.
  • IIT Kanpur Alumni Status Become an IIT Kanpur alumni with access to all the alumni privileges.
  • Credits Transfer Waiver of upto 60 credits for higher education (MTech/PhD) at IIT Kanpur.

Admission Process

  • Application
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    Remit Application Fee
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  • Selection
    Application Review
    Selection Test
  • Admission

Class Start - January 2024

* Selection test differs for every programme

e-Masters degree in Renewable Energy and e-Mobility Overview

Step into a realm of sustainable leadership with IIT Kanpur's Masters in Renewable Energy and e-Mobility program. Tailored to empower professionals with expertise in renewable energy, this program is a transformative journey toward innovative and eco-friendly solutions. Our Masters in Renewable Energy and e-Mobility program is meticulously designed to give participants an in-depth understanding of sustainable energy systems and electric mobility technologies. As the global focus shifts toward greener alternatives, this program equips graduates to play a pivotal role in advancing clean energy solutions.

Attaining a masters degree in Renewable Energy and e-Mobility from IIT Kanpur signifies your dedication to sustainable leadership. The program strikes a balance between theoretical insights and practical application, ensuring graduates are not only knowledgeable about renewable energy principles but also capable of implementing effective solutions in real-world scenarios. Central to the program is the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members, who bring a wealth of industry expertise and academic proficiency. Their guidance, complemented by interactive sessions and hands-on projects, creates an immersive learning environment that cultivates critical thinking and practical problem-solving skills.

The Masters in Renewable Energy and e-Mobility program at IIT Kanpur opens doors for individuals committed to sustainability and seeking to drive positive change. Graduates emerge as visionary leaders, equipped to address intricate challenges in the renewable energy and e-mobility sectors. In summary, IIT Kanpur's Masters in Renewable Energy and e-Mobility program paves the way for mastering sustainable leadership and contributing significantly to a greener future. Elevate your career, shape the renewable energy landscape, and embrace a future of transformative sustainability through this prestigious program.

Graduation Ceremony at IIT Kanpur Campus


  • Prepare to leverage technology for building greener and more sustainable future
  • Get an eMasters Degree from IIT Kanpur
  • Become a part of IIT Kanpur's alumni network
  • Learn from a leading research faculty group
  • Receive mentorship and career support from the IIT Kanpur placement cell
  • Incubation support for promising startup initiatives
  • Opportunity to forge a meaningful network with diverse professionals


Experience instruction from faculty members at the forefront of blending industry insights with academic excellence in Renewable Energy and e-Mobility.

  • Rajeev Jindal
    Ph.D., IIT Delhi
    Professor of Practice, Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, IIT Kanpur

    Research Expertise: Energy Technology & Policy, Carbon Neutrality, c-SI Solar Cells, Metal-ion Batteries, Solar Photovoltaics, Net-Zero Energy
  • Ashish Garg
    Ph.D., University of Cambridge
    Head, Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, IIT Kanpur

    Research Expertise: Materials and Devices for Energy Harvesting - Multifunctional Oxides, Ferroics and Multiferroics, Energy Conversion - Solar Photovoltaics, Perovskite, Organic and Tandem Solar Cells, Energy Storage - Batteries, Fuel Cells, Net-Zero Energy & Sustainability
  • Deepika Swami
    Ph.D., IIT Bombay
    Assistant Professor, Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, IIT Kanpur

    Research Expertise: Climate Variability, Impact & Risk Assessment, Vulnerability, Adaptation, Energy Modeling, Energy Economics, Energy Policy
  • Kanwar Singh Nalwa
    Ph.D., Iowa State University, Ames - USA
    Associate Professor, Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, IIT Kanpur
    Center Head, DST-IIT Kanpur MAP Center

    Research Expertise: Solar Cells (Device physics, Materials, Characterization), Energy Storage Materials & Devices (Na-ion, Li-ion & Liquid Metal Batteries)
  • Sudarshan Narayanan
    Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University - USA
    Assistant Professor, Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, IIT Kanpur
    Chief - Energy Materials, Characterization, and Device Engineering Group

    Research Expertise: Solid State Batteries, Thin Films for Energy Conversion (Transparent Conductors, Low- Emissivity Coatings), Solid State Devices, Advanced Characterization
  • Laltu Chandra
    Ph.D., KIT Germany
    Associate Professor, Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, IIT Kanpur
    Chief - TheSLa

    Research Expertise: Bubble Dynamics - Computational & Experimental Fluid Flow & Heat Transfer, Nuclear Reactor Core Thermal Hydraulics, Solar Thermal Engineering, Turbulence Modelling
  • Lalit Pant
    Ph.D., University of Alberta, Edmonton - Canada
    Assistant Professor, Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, IIT Kanpur
    Chief - ElecTroDES Lab, IIT Kanpur

    Research Expertise: Numerical Modeling, Electrochemistry, X-ray Tomography, Image Analysis, Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Science and Renewable Energy
  • Debopam Das
    Ph.D., IISc Bangalore
    Professor, Department of Department of Aerospace Engineering & Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, IIT Kanpur

    Research Expertise: Fluid Mechanics, Unmanned Systems
  • Ashoke De
    Ph.D., Louisiana State University - USA
    Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering & Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, IIT Kanpur
    Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, IIT Kanpur

    Research Expertise: Multiphase Modeling, Hybrid RANS/LES Model Development, Supersonic Flows & Fluid-Structure Interactions (FSI)
  • Raju Kumar Gupta
    Ph.D., National University of Singapore
    Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Kanpur

    Research Expertise: Photocatalysis, Green Synthesis of Nanomaterials, Surface Chemistry, High Dielectric Constant Materials, Perovskite Solar Cells, Supercapacitors, Electrospinning of Functional Polymers and Nanocomposites for Environmental & Energy Applications
  • Prabodh Bajpai
    Ph.D., IIT Kanpur
    Associate Professor, Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, IIT Kanpur

    Research Expertise: Renewable Energy Systems, Power System Restructuring, Restructured Electricity Market, Power System Operation, Control & Analysis
  • Amarendra Edpuganti
    Ph.D., National University of Singapore
    Assistant Professor, Department of Sustainable Energy Engineering, IIT Kanpur

    Research Expertise: Power electronics applications - Electrical vehicles, Fuel Cell Applications, Renewable Energy Integration
  • Ankush Sharma
    Ph.D., IIT Kanpur
    Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kanpur

    Research Expertise: Power Systems, Smart Grid Technology, State Estimation, IT Application into Power Systems, Smart City, Multi-Agent Systems, Wide Area Monitoring & Control of Power System, Energy Market, Demand Response Management, IoT
  • Shobit Omar
    Ph.D., University of Florida - USA
    Assistant Professor, Department of Material Science & Engineering, IIT Kanpur

    Research Expertise: Defect Chemistry in Solids, Oxygen Ion Conductors, Thermal Barrier Coatings, Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology, Mixed Ionic and Electronic Conductors based Ceramic Membranes
  • Gururaj Mirle Vishwanath
    Ph.D., IIT Roorkee
    Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kanpur

    Research Expertise: Renewable Penetration Challenges to the Grid, Machine Learning Applications to Power Systems, Power Converters for EV & its Interfacing Challenges, Power Electronics Applications to Power Systems, Microgrid Control (Blackout, Islanded Operation, EMS), Stability
  • Tushar Sandhan
    Ph.D., Seoul National University
    Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kanpur

    Research Expertise: Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Robotics & ML Applications
  • Shikhar Misra
    Ph.D., Purdue University, West Lafayette - USA
    Assistant Professor, Department of Material Science & Engineering, IIT Kanpur

    Research Expertise: Ceramic Nanocomposite Designs, Processing & Characterizations for Microelectronics, Optics, & Energy Applications, Machine learning for Materials Database Mining & Structural Refining
  • Mousami Prasad
    Ph.D., IIT Bombay
    Assistant Professor, Department of Management Sciences, IIT Kanpur

    Research Expertise: Energy and Climate Change Economics, Energy Transition, Energy Policy, Industrial Decarbonisation (Green Steel, Green Hydrogen)

e-Masters in Renewable Energy and E-Mobility Curriculum

Immerse yourself in IIT Kanpur's e-Masters in Renewable Energy and e-Mobility curriculum, meticulously crafted by subject matter experts. This comprehensive program blends real-world applications with theoretical depth, enabling hands-on learning and mastery of sustainable energy and e-mobility technologies through a dynamic, practical approach.


The eMasters in Renewable Energy and E-Mobility offers an all-encompassing curriculum divided into 12 Core Modules. These modules inspire participants to challenge conventional thinking in the realm of energy supply and utilization, especially when climate change has become a pressing issue across the globe.

  • Energy Sustainability: An Overview

    Energy Storage Materials and Devices

    Solar Photovoltaics

    Wind and Hydro Energy

    Hydrogen Energy: Generation, Storage, and Utilization

    Manufacturing Technologies for Solar Photovoltaics

    Manufacturing of Batteries and Hydrogen Systems

    Characterization of Materials

    Energy Systems: Modelling and Analysis

    Smart Grid

    Electric Vehicle Technologies

    Autonomous Driving & Industrial Automation

Detailed Curriculum

Immersive Learning Format

  • Live Interactive Sessions & Guest Lectures
  • Case study-based Learning
  • Projects
  • Periodic Assessments
  • Online Examination
  • Campus Visits
  • Online LIVE and self-paced sessions are delivered through AI-powered iPearl.ai
  • Weekly/ Bi-weekly live interaction as per the faculty availability
  • Apply learnings through projects while working in teams and establish a peer network
  • Final module-level exams will be conducted online
  • Opportunity to meet experts and experience the IITK campus during campus visits


  • Bachelor's/Master's degree or equivalent in Chemical, Electrical, Energy, Materials, Mechanical, Aerospace, and allied streams with at least 55% marks or 5.5/10 CPI and minimum 2 of professional experience.
  • A background in Mathematics is essential for this program. Individuals applying should have Mathematics as one of their compulsory papers during their UG studies.

Ideal for

  • Professionals working in renewable energy manufacturing industries
  • Individuals involved in energy generation projects
  • Consultants specializing in renewable energy solutions
  • Professionals passionate about designing and deploying e-mobility solutions
  • Automotive professionals interested in leading e-mobility projects in their organization

Masters in Renewable Energy and e-Mobility: Fees

Application fee ₹1500 (to be paid during application submission)

Fee structure for candidates opting to complete the program in 1 year.

Details Amount
Registration Fee
To be paid within 1 week of selection
Admission Fee
To be paid to complete enrollment
Module Fee
To be paid at the beginning of every quarter based on no. of modules selected
(Total 12 Modules)
₹45,000 per module
Quarter Fee*
To be paid at the beginning of every quarter
₹15,000 per quarter
Total Fee ₹8,00,000

*For every additional quarter, fees of Rs 15,000 will be applicable.
For Example

Candidates opting to complete the program in 5 quarters need to pay an additional fee of ₹15,000

Candidates opting to complete the program in 11 quarters need to pay an additional fee of ₹1,05,000

All other fees remain the same.

Fees paid are non-refundable(after a certain time period) and non-transferable.

Frequently Asked Questions

The core modules include

1. Energy Sustainability: An Overview

Fundamental Concepts of Energy

  • Definitions,
  • Basic Thermodynamics,
  • Measuring the efficiency of energy systems and units

Historical Perspective of Energy

  • Pre-industrial revolution era (before 1900)
  • Development of materials, human development, and the quest for energy
  • Post-industrial revolution

    1. before the world war-II (1900-1950)
    2. after the world war-II (1950-1990)
    3. Modern era (1990-present)
  • Nexus of the materials-manufacturing -engineering - energy and population growth

Environmental Impact of Energy Generation

  • Global energy balance, anthropogenic activities, and climate issues
  • Carbon emissions with sector wise distribution
  • Impact of climate change on energy sustainability

Energy Systems and Utilization in Modern Era

  • Modern energy conversion systems
  • Overview of conventional and renewable energy generation technologies
  • Energy storage technologies
  • Comparative assessment of energy generation technologies vis-à-vis present and future energy demand

Energy Consumption

  • Major energy usage
  • Mobility and electric vehicles
  • Steel and Cement
  • Manufacturing sector
  • Residential
  • Energy consumption patterns in rural and urban setting
  • Grid issues

Balancing Demand & Supply

  • Reducing consumption
  • Energy efficiency
  • Need to balance demand and supply
  • Role of storage technologies


  • Carbon neutral/NetZero: concepts
  • Decarbonization pathways
  • Need for carbon sequestration and methods
  • Energy policies in the context of decarbonization
  • Social aspects of decarbonization

2. Energy Storage Materials and Devices

Introduction to Energy Conversion & Storage Systems

  • Scope of energy systems
  • Needs and opportunities
  • Technology overview and applications

Introduction to Batteries

  • Primary & Secondary Batteries
  • Battery Electrode Reactions
  • Important Parameters viz. Operating Voltage
  • Charge Capacity
  • Maximum Theoretical Specific Energy (MTSE)
  • Coulombic Efficiency
  • Cycling Behavior
  • Transference Number
  • Types of Battery Electrode Reactions
  • Discharge Curves and the Gibbs Phase Rule
  • Binary and Ternary Electrodes
  • Phase Diagrams and Discharge Curves
  • Cases: Li-Bi, Li-I2, Li-Sb, Li-Cu-Cl

Components of Batteries

  • Insertion and convertible electrode reactions in batteries
  • Positive electrodes for Li-ion batteries: (Olivine (LiMPO4), LiMO2, Spinel (LiMn2O4), Sulfur and other materials
  • Negative electrodes for Li-ion batteries based on insertion, alloying, conversion and alloying-conversion reactions
  • Graphite, Sn, Si, and other metal oxides
  • Electrolytes for Li-ion Batteries: Requirements, Organic liquid electrolyte, Dry polymer electrolyte, gel polymer electrolyte, solid electrolytes based on Sulfides and Oxides

Battery Configuration & Fabrication

  • Conventional batteries with liquid electrolyte
  • Passive Components
  • All-Solid-State Batteries and other types
  • Batteries Based on Other Chemistries: Sodium-Ion, Zinc-Air, Pb-Acid, Ni-Metal Hydride Batteries, etc.


  • Supercapacitors and its working principle
  • Types of supercapacitors
  • Criteria of materials selection for electrodes
  • Cycling and performance characteristics
  • Difference between battery and supercapacitors
  • Hybrid battery/supercapacitor energy storage system
  • Prospects and challenges

Thermal Energy Storage

  • Solar pond
  • Sensible thermal energy storage
  • Phase change thermal energy storage,
  • Thermal analyses of the storages
  • Integration with solar thermal systems

Pumped-hydro Energy Storage

  • Basic concepts
  • Design and preliminary analyses of pumped-hydro energy storage
  • System efficiency calculations

3. Solar Photovoltaics

Introduction to solar cells

  • History of solar cells, economics, current status, emerging technologies, and recent developments
  • Solar spectrum, the concept of airmass

Basics of semiconductors

  • What are semiconductors?
  • Origin of bandgap
  • Direct and indirect bandgap semiconductors
  • Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors and their properties

Optoelectronic processes in solar cells

  • Optical absorption, generation, and recombination in semiconductors
  • Charge transport, charge extraction, contacts, continuity equation

P-N junction

  • Basics of PN Junction and Band Diagram
  • Operation of p-n junction in forward and reverse bias, depletion width
  • Drift-diffusion currents, I-V characteristics of P-N junction in Dark and Light

Device characterization of solar cells

  • Open circuit voltage, short circuit current, fill factor, efficiency, quantum efficiency, an equivalent circuit of a solar cell, series and shunt resistance, diffusion length, and the effect of recombination processes
  • Characterization (I-V testing, solar simulators, EQE, IQE, IPCE, EL, PL imaging etc.)
  • Hands-on exposure

Brief overview of different types of solar cells

  • First-generation technologies: Primarily Si-based and GaAs + Multijunction
  • Second-generation technologies (lowcost):thin films (a Si, CdTe, CIGS)
  • Third generation (high efficiency and low cost): Organic and perovskite solar cells
  • Multi-junction Cells, BIPV

PV Module Design

  • Migration from solar cells to modules to systems,
  • BIPV: present status and outlook

PV system design

  • Overview of designing a PV system

4. Wind and Hydro Energy

Introduction to wind and hydro energy

  • Advantages of green energy
  • Potential of green energy worldwide and in India

Fundamentals of wind power

  • Overview of wind meteorology
  • Wind Data measurements and correlations
  • Wind power capture and efficiency in extracting wind power

Wind Turbine Technologies

  • Aerodynamics of wind turbines
  • Types of wind turbines and applications
  • Transmission and power generation systems

Horizontal Axis and Vertical Axis Wind Turbines

  • Aerodynamics of HAWT: Momentum methods
  • Working principle: Lift Vs Drag based VAWT, Power coefficient
  • VAWT Design: Aerofoil choice, geometric, kinematic and dynamic design parameters
  • Experimental methods for design and power estimations

Offshore Wind Turbines

  • Off-shore Wind Turbines
  • Challenges and benefits

Hydro turbines

  • Hydrodynamics of hydro turbines
  • Safety and Environmental impact
  • Mini hydro turbines

Numerical Methodology

  • Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Numerical Simulation of Wind/Hydro Turbines
  • Impact of atmosphere on turbine performances

5. Hydrogen Energy: Generation, Storage, and Utilization


  • Overview of a hydrogen-based economy/eco-system and hydrogen energy
  • Role of hydrogen in decarbonization
  • Essential components of the hydrogen energy ecosystem: production, storage, transportation, and conversion
  • National hydrogen mission and other initiatives

Hydrogen Production

  • Electrochemical methods:
  • Electrolysis, basic electrochemistry, device/system design
  • Electrolysis of water/ammonia for hydrogen production
  • Thermochemical methods:
  • Pyrolysis and gasification processes from renewable sources. Thermodynamics and design.
  • Thermochemical splitting of water/ammonia Photochemical
  • Water splitting

Hydrogen Storage and Transportation

  • Fundamentals of methods for hydrogen storage
  • Materials, devices, and protocols for hydrogen storage
  • Materials, devices, and protocols for hydrogen transportation

Applications/ Utilization of Hydrogen

  • Electrical/Electrochemical: Fuel cells, co-generation, combined heat, and power
  • Thermal: Heating, cooling, hydrogen-based power generation cycles
  • Chemical: As a chemical reagent in metal refining and other reactions

6. Manufacturing Technologies for Solar Photovoltaics


  • Introduction to energy harvesting systems such as solar PV
  • Introduction to thin films, vacuum science, and technologies

Raw Material Processing

  • Refining, processing, and manufacturing of silicon and glass

General Processing Techniques

  • Lithography
  • Dry etching
  • Wet etching
  • Vapour deposition (physical and chemical)
  • Electroplating
  • Oxide growth
  • Large-area coatings

Solar Cell Manufacturing

  • Crystalline Si ingot growth, slicing of ingots
  • Wafer processing
  • Diffusion/Ion implantation
  • Screen printing of contacts
  • Wiring of contacts
  • Encapsulation
  • Glass cover
  • Al frame incorporation

PV Module Manufacturing

  • Module circuit design
  • Cell packaging
  • Heat dissipation
  • Module degradation and failure modes

Process Development

  • Design of experiments methodologies
  • Process monitoring, and control

7. Manufacturing of Batteries and Hydrogen Systems


  • Introduction to energy conversion and storage systems such as fuel cells, hydrogen systems, batteries, and supercapacitors
  • Introduction to thin films, vacuum science, and technologies

Raw Material Processing

  • Refining, processing, and manufacturing

General Processing Techniques

  • Vapour deposition (physical and chemical)
  • Electroplating
  • Large-area coatings

Battery Manufacturing

  • Batteries: Types, working principle, basic concepts, components
  • Devices: Current Trends in Battery Manufacturing, Coin Cells, Pouch Cells and Cylindrical Cells, Conventional Rechargeable Batteries with Liquid Electrolyte, Active & Passive Electrode Components, Electrode Coating, Calendaring and Assembly of Prototype Coin Cell, Assembly of pouch cells, Solid-State Batteries and Metal Air Batteries

Fuel Cell Manufacturing

  • Fuel cells: Types, working principle, basic concepts, component
  • Proton exchange membrane
  • Fuel Cells: Configurations, Fabrication of Electrolyte-supported anode, cathode, membrane

Hydrogen Systems

  • Electrolyzers: Working principle, basic concepts, components

Process Development

  • Design of experiments methodologies, process monitoring, and control

8. Characterization of Materials

Essentials of materials: structure and composition

  • Materials tetrahedron: basic principles
  • Basics of crystal structures
  • Bonding in materials and materials classes
  • Defects in Materials
  • Structural forms: Single crystals, polycrystals, and amorphous
  • Phases and phase equilibrium
  • Effect of composition on phases and correlation with key properties

Structure Determination using X-ray Diffraction

  • Fundamentals of diffraction
  • X-rays generation
  • X-ray diffraction: powder diffraction, phase identification, Scherrer formula, strain, and grain size determination, texture determination

Microstructural and Compositional Characterization

  • Fundamentals of Imaging: magnification, resolution, depth of field and depth of focus, aberration, and astigmatism
  • Optical microscopy
  • Fundamentals of SEM: imaging modes, image contrast, illustrative applications
  • Imaging with TEM: Contrast mechanisms, BF, DF, Weak beam DF images
  • X-ray spectroscopy (Energy and wavelength dispersive spectroscopy (EDS and WDS), Electron probe microanalysis (EPMA)
  • Surface probe microscopy (AFM, STM, and other modes)

Vibrational and Optical Spectroscopic Techniques

  • Vibrational Spectroscopy (Raman and FTIR spectroscopy)
  • Optical spectroscopy: UV-Vis-NIR and ellipsometer spectroscopy

Thermal Analysis Techniques

  • Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)
  • Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA)
  • Thermogravimetric Analysis
  • Dilatometry

9. Energy Systems: Modelling and Analysis


  • General renewable energy sources (Solar PV, solar thermal, wind, ocean thermal, wave, tidal, geothermal, fuel cell)
  • Energy System for power generation and other applications

Energy Economics

  • Payback period
  • Time value of money
  • Cash flow models
  • Net present value

Solar Photovoltaic System

  • I-V characteristics and maximum power point
  • Modelling and system design: stand-alone & grid-connected systems
  • Applications: power generation, water pumping, and irrigation

Solar Thermal System

  • Basics thermodynamics
  • Conservation of mass, momentum, and energy
  • Non-concentrating and concentrating systems
  • Design of heat exchangers e.g. receiver, condenser, thermal energy storage
  • Applications: heating, cooling, and power generation

Wind Energy-based Systems

  • Types of wind turbines and generators
  • Power in the wind
  • Maximum rotor efficiency
  • Average power with wind statistics
  • Energy generation

Fuel Cells System

  • Overview
  • Types of fuel cells
  • Energy balance in fuel cells
  • Integration of fuel cells with co-generation and combined heat and power plants

10. Smart Grid

Smart Grid Technologies

  • Smart Grid overview
  • Smart Grid architecture & design
  • Smart Grid measurement technology
  • Smart Grid communication technology
  • Smart Grid standards and protocols
  • Interoperability & associated standards

Renewable Energy Technologies

  • Different types of renewables and their fundamentals
  • Modelling of photovoltaics
  • Modelling of wind energy conversion systems
  • Maximum power point operation of renewable Storage technologies associated with renewables Islanded operation of renewables
  • Grid integration challenges of renewables


  • Fundamentals and architecture of microgrids
  • Types of microgrids
  • Hierarchical control of microgrids
  • Grid-connected and isolated operation of microgrids
  • Power sharing among microgrids
  • Technical issues with microgrids and solutions
  • Virtual power plants
  • Microgrid stability
  • Demand response
  • ADMS Features
  • Real-time simulation and hardware in the loop case studies

11. Electric Vehicle Technologies

Basics of Electric Vehicles

  • Introduction
  • Comparison between EV & ICEV
  • Types of EVs, vehicle fundamentals
  • Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV),
  • Range extended EVs (REEVs),
  • Configurations of EVs,
  • Motor drive technologies
  • Battery technologies
  • Vehicle to grid technologies, and charging technologies

EV Charging

  • Classification of EV chargers
  • Charger topologies
  • Single phase boost PFC – analysis, design, and control Three phase on-board charger
  • Bidirectional dual active bridge converter (DAB)
  • Fast charging stations
  • Vehicle to grid charging

EV Motor Drives

  • Induction motor drive
  • Brushless DC motor drive
  • Permanent magnet synchronous motor drive
  • Switched reluctance motor drive
  • Synchronous reluctance motor drive
  • DC motor drive

12. Autonomous Driving & Industrial Automation

AI, Autonomous driving and Automation

  • AI and autonomous driving
  • Introduction to autonomous driving
  • Historical overview and current state of the field
  • Applications and impact on various industries
  • Taxonomy of driving
  • Driving decisions and actions
  • Computing hardware
  • Software
  • Basics of programming

Sensor Fusion for Perception

  • Sensors and computing hardware
  • LIDAR sensor
  • Sensor data processing and filtering techniques
  • Multi-sensor integration and data fusion
  • Kalman filtering and estimation
  • AI and deep learning methods for perceptual inference in autonomous driving

Motion Planning and Decision Making

  • Trajectory generation and path planning
  • Collision avoidance and obstacle detection
  • Decision-making algorithms
  • Rule-based systems
  • Path search algorithms
  • V2X communication

Industrial Automation Processes

  • Overview of industrial automation systems
  • Use of perceptual systems
  • Robotic manipulators
  • Robotic systems for automation

About IIT Kanpur

Established in 1959 by the Government of India, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) is a globally acclaimed university for world-class education and research in science, engineering, management and humanities. We aim to provide leadership in technological innovation for the growth of India.

  • Ranked 1st in Innovation, 4th in Engineering and 5th in Overall Category by NIRF 2023
  • Built on world-class academic research culture
  • Offers various undergraduate, post-graduate, integrated, and research programs in the field of engineering, science, management, and design

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