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Vikalp Jha

Mr Vikalp Jha

Research student

School of Engineering

Queen's Buildings - East Building, Room Room E2.11, 5 The Parade, Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 3AA


PhD researcher at Centre for Integrated Renewable Energy Generation and Supply (CIREGS) in School of Engineering, Cardiff University.

Thesis: "Digital Twin of Battery Storage" Funded by EPSRC and Toshiba Europe Limited

Work Experience:

  • Junior Research Fellow - 2 years (11/2019-08/2021)Organisation: BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad, India 
    Project:  "Modelling of Capacity fading of Li-ion batteries during charge-discharge cycling"  Funded by Counsil of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR),India
  • Post Graduate Engineer Trainee(PGET) - 5 Months (06/2019-10/2019Organization : Ctrine engineering Pvt. Ltd. Pune, India
    Project: CFD analysis of vehicle aerodynamics and Battery thermal management

Background: I recieved my B.E. degree in "Mechanical Engineering" from Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University- India (2011-15), the M.Tech. Degree in "Computational Fluid Dynamics" from University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India (2017-19).


Energy storage, Li-ion battery, Battery Modelling, Digital Twin


Digital twin of Battery Storage for power-grid applications


Muditha Abeysekera

Muditha Abeysekera

Lecturer in Energy Systems

Jianzhong Wu

Jianzhong Wu

Head of School, Engineering.

Wenlong Ming

Wenlong Ming

Senior Lecturer

Research themes


  • Electrical energy storage
  • Electrochemical energy storage and conversion
  • Renewable energy
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering