Susmita Sarkar

Assistant Professor

Susmita is an incoming Assistant Professor starting in the Fall of 2024. She is a Schmidt Science Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University. She obtained her PhD from the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Her research focuses on a multidimensional approach that reflects a commitment to advancing energy storage technology through innovative design and manufacturing of next-generation energy storage devices. Beyond enhancing the performance, reliability, and yield of existing battery chemistries, her research also delves into polymer materials, exploring their applications to the development of stretchable batteries for emerging applications in healthcare, robotics, etc. Her other research interests include the application of thermally safe batteries in power grids, and electric vehicles and addressing challenges in large-scale energy storage.


Probing Asymmetric Plating and Stripping Behavior of Symmetric Sodium Metal Batteries
Sarkar, S., & Mukherjee, P. P. (2024, January 8), JOM, Vol. 1.
Fluorinated ethylene carbonate as additive to glyme electrolytes for robust sodium solid electrolyte interface
Sarkar, S., Lefler, M. J., Vishnugopi, B. S., Nuwayhid, R. B., Love, C. T., Carter, R., & Mukherjee, P. P. (2023), Cell Reports Physical Science.
Celebrating Women in Electrochemical Sciences and Engineering (WIESE)
Sarkar, S., Chatterjee, D., Goswami, N., & Mukherjee, P. (2022), ACS Energy Letters.
Effect of crystallite geometries on electrochemical performance of porous intercalation electrodes by multiscale operando investigation
Luo, Y., Bai, Y., Mistry, A., Zhang, Y., Zhao, D., Sarkar, S., … Banerjee, S. (2022), Nature Materials.
Multiscale Electrochemomechanics Interaction and Degradation Analytics of Sn Electrodes for Sodium-Ion Batteries
Sarkar, S., Malabet, H. G., Flannagin, M., Alex, L. A., Shevchenko, P. D., Nelson, G., & Mukherjee, P. (2022), ACS Applied Materials &Amp; Interfaces.
Quantifying Sodiation Kinetics in Alloying Tin Electrodes for Sodium-Ion Batteries
Sarkar, S., Verma, A., & Mukherjee, P. P. (2021), Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 168(9), 090550.
Synergistic voltage and electrolyte mediation improves sodiation kinetics in µ-Sn alloy-anodes
Sarkar, S., & Mukherjee, P. P. (2021), Energy Storage Materials.
Unveiling the Role of CeO2 Atomic Layer Deposition Coatings on LiMn2O4 Cathode Materials: An Experimental and Theoretical Study
Sarkar, S., Patel, R. L., Liang, X., & Park, J. (2017), ACS Applied Materials &Amp; Interfaces.

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Susmita Sarkar