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Atul Bhargav
Assistant Professor
B.Tech.: IIT Madras, 2002.
M.S. : University of Maryland College Park, USA, 2008.
PhD : University of Maryland College Park, USA, 2010.

Email: atul.bhargav@iitgn.ac.in
Research Interest
  • Palladium-based composite membranes for Hydrogen purification in fuel cell system applications
  • Fuel cell systems design and simulation
  • Control algorithms for fuel cell systems
Work Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, (May 2011 – present)
  • Product Development Engineer, Ballard Power Systems, USA (Mar-2010 to Apr-2011)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, University of Maryland College Park, USA (Aug-2005 to March-2010)
  • Test Bed Engineer, AVL Technical Centre, India (Jan- 2005 to May-2005)
  • Assistant Manager, Maruti Udyog Limited, India (Jun-2003 to Jan-2005)
  • Graduate Engineer Trainee, Maruti Udyog Limited, India (June-2002 to June-2003)
  • Provisional patent application filed with the US Patent Office. Title: "Control Algorithm for a Fuel Cell Power System Integrated with a Fuel Processor"
Selected Recent Publications
  • M. Dixit, Y. Fulpagare, J. Shukla, P. Basarkar, D. Parikh, and A. Bhargav, “Design of Fuel Cell Systems Laboratory for Hydrogen, Carbon Monoxide and Hydrocarbon Safety,” Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2014 (DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2014.08.094)
  • M. Lyubovsky, A. Bhargav, M. Dixit, “Managing Fuel Variability in LPG-based PEM Fuel Cell Systems – I: Thermodynamic Simulations”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2014 (DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2014.08.068)
  • A. Jagwani, H. Bhragava, A. Patil, S. Singhal, A. Bhargav, "Efficient Cooling Systems for Hot and Dry Climate and Assessment of Thermal Comfort”, poster presented at the 22nd National and 11th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference 2013, organized by IIT Kharagpur, India.
  • A. Bhargav, G.S. Jackson, R.J. Ciora, P.K.T. Liu: “Model Development and Validation of Hydrogen Transport through Supported Palladium Membranes”, Journal of Membrane Science, Volume 356, Issues 1-2, 1 July 2010, Pages 123-132.

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